Bologna, Italy





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom dream up and deliver, better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. The Operations function, thanks to its global scale and drive for innovation, is playing a meaningful role in PMI’s business transformation. Our mission is to produce and deliver products to our markets and into the hands of our consumers in a sustainable way. Operations is at the center of a powerful triangle of deep consumer connection, product innovation and executional excellence. Our people are passionate, determined and innovative. From procurement, to manufacturing and throughout our supply chain, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to leave your mark in this transformational journey to deliver better, smoke-free alternatives to millions of adult smokers around the world. Your ‘day to day’ As Engineer/Senior Engineer, Substrates Engineering Development, our new colleague will be part of Manufacturing Solutions department for Philip Morris International and will be reporting to the Sr. Manager Substrates Engineering Development. The position is based in Bologna (Italy). A key responsibility will be to lead engineering projects to develop and implement effective and efficient new Substrates process and technologies for our Reduced-Risk Products (RRP)! Provide technical expertise to the organization on the industrialization of new processes and approaches in order to meet business needs. Key tasks: • Support process design and selection of manufacturing technologies • Provide feedback to product design • Support development of build-buy-borrow strategy • Lead early manufacturing concept development. Anticipate and recognize possible impact to manufacturing performance at early stages in the modernization of new technologies • Integrate initial specifications for new technologies into equipment and processes • Participate in selection of suppliers for process and equipment design • Engineer processes demonstrating validated techno-blocks aligned to PMI pipeline of new Reduced-Risk Products • Provide inputs to business cases for investments in engineering new processes • Lead external partners and consortia for new processes design • Perform process characterization and lead related pFMEA for integration into overall Quality Control Strategy • Plan and lead the execution of the assigned projects and ensure the delivery of encouraged functionalities within the agreed time, budget and quality. Regularly supervise and assess the project progress, bring up the risks and propose solutions on a timely manner Key Qualifications: • University degree in Engineering or similar fields, advanced degree is a plus • Knowledge and experience in engineering processes and manufacturing, preferably in the tobacco, food or pharmaceutical industry • Consistent track record in process development, equipment specification, design reviews and qualification processes. Ability to translate process requirements into technology standards • Skilled and experienced in leading complex projects, from process development to modernization, including equipment design, testing, acceptance and qualification • Technical leadership background where effectively collaborating with multi-functional teams has been important. • Technical experience in developing processes, knowledgeable about Reduced-Risk Products/regulated products and associated core technologies such as liquid and powder processing • Strong influencing and social skills. Able to develop professional relationships and network What we offer: Our success depends on the people 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. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer! 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 people are paid equally for equivalent work. For more information, see our PMI and PMI Science websites. #LIjobs