Crespellano, Italy





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YOUR ‘DAY TO DAY’ As Product Engineer, you will be part of Prototyping and Industrialization department for Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna and will be reporting to the Manager Product & Process Innovation. The position will be based in Zola Predosa, BO. A key responsibility will be perform studies, feasibility analysis, product risk assessment, test plan, report of projects to meet stakeholders (PDev /R&D/Pcom) requests regarding new filters, sticks, substrates or other product samples, in the respect of the agreed time scheduling, quality levels, safety/security standards following the prototyping process from material incoming to finished good with focus on the product. In your role, you will support Project Engineer/Leader on the feasibility study of new filters, sticks, substrates or other product samples. You also will identify product critical parameters and their impact on filter/stick/product production process. Finally, the Product Engineer will be responsible to Perform Specification Alignment phase in order to confirm and review the project spec in alignment with Pdev/R&D requirements and define the final test plan and for capability curve creation, product tolerance and preliminary spec definition. Specific responsibilities include: • Promote the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental culture, transfers it into procedures and work instructions to discipline and monitor the team activities and keep a healthy and safe-conscious working environment, in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel. • Act in conformity with Compliance and Integrity principles by setting an example and promoting compliance culture within department by ensuring the confidentiality protection. • Responsible to study the new products feasibility supporting R&D and Product Development, supporting to introduce innovative materials, develop new design, improve product performance and support affiliate during concept validation activities. • Support Prototyping Technician during Prototype Samples production. Responsible to measure parameters identified on Spec Alignment phase during/after Prototype Samples production, moreover responsible to coordinate QLab measures and Quality Process Operators. • Responsible for Product CP/CPK & PIR Analysis and to verify Product Adulteration/Contamination. • Perform DIM characterization, increase product know-how during process and realize product characterization report. Update product know-how repository and periodically share within the team. • Ensure the appropriate involvement of Process Engineering and QE, MQA and QA spec department, providing the needed documentation and information about the new filter/stick/product, aiming to guarantee the definition and the next implementation of the industrial solution for an effective production start-up. • Ensure professional relationship with peers, PM-MTB Industrialization, PMI- E, R&D and PDev teams about all the technical topics related to the projects under his/her responsibility. Assure a constant status update to Project Engineer/Leader in charge in order to allow the proper project coordination Requirements & Skills: • University Degree in Sciences, Engineering or equivalent. • You will possess a minimum of 1year of experience on industrial context or chemical & physical laboratory. • You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity. • Ability to communicate, present and influence effectively at all levels of the organization. • Excellent reputation in engaging in can-do behavior, anticipating risks and seizing opportunities. • Fluency in English and Italian are required. What we offer: Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna (PM MTB) PM MTB is Philip Morris International’s Center of Excellence, worldwide recognized for prototyping, mass-volume production and employees’ training on smoke-free products. PM MTB employs more than 1000 employees and its production site of Crespellano is one of the most advanced manufacturing venues in Italy for technology innovation, competencies development and talent recognition. In 2021, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the eighth year in a row. In the same year, was also granted the Equal Salary Certification certificate by the homonymous foundation to certify that men and women are paid equally for equivalent work. For more information, see our PMI and PMI Science websites. *1 Reduced-risk products ("RRPs") is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer