Crespellano, Italy


Life Sciences



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Quality CoE Lead/Manager Planning & Governance – Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna 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 to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Your ‘day to day’: As Quality CoE Lead/Manager Planning & Governance you will be part of CoE Quality Department for Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna and will be reporting to the Head of Quality COE RRP. The position will be based in Bologna, Italy. Specific responsibilities include: • Lead the definition of the Q-OPS OGSM, define an effective communication plan to ensure its successful implementation. Cascade strategy and objectives into measurable metrics at Q-OPS level while ensuring buy-in, alignment and consistency amongst the affiliates and key stakeholders to meet business goals. • Develop plans, organize and prioritizes Q-OPS activities to direct the organization to achieve its priorities and fulfill its business plans. • Manage business calendar milestones (OB/RF etc..), govern PDCA process, prepare KPIs glidepath and follow up according to set deadlines • Ensure OB/LRP and RF budgeting planning cycles and requirements are met in close cooperation with local affiliates and Finance functions. Liaise with Finance and other key stakeholders to ensure data accuracy and consistency. • Establish and manage Q-OPS budget (Department and Projects) in line with OGSM strategy; Control & monitor Projects financials to adhere to budget and PMI Finance forecasts. • Define governance for Quality cost guideline creation and improvement opportunities identification, manage productivity pipeline, create and maintain OPP@ PLM, report financial status and any significant deviations on time • Develop and deliver a plan for significant aspects of internal communications and employee engagement activities aligned with Q-OPS strategy. Bear full accountability for the deployment of Q-OPS communication strategy to support business goals, including workshops, events, etc. and lead main QOPS RRP Masterplan Morale activities Requirements & Skills: • University Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or equivalent • Minimum 5 years’ experience in quality assurance or similar functions, with robust know-how and experience in planning and managing resources to deliver predetermined objectives • Ability to leverage on a wide and effective professional network, both internally and externally • Strong analytical and project management skills • Ability to deal effectively with internal stakeholders in a constructive, inclusive and sustainable way, managing conflicts effectively • Previous RRP quality exposure an asset • Knowledge of OPEN+ an advantage • Business acumen, financial understanding; ability to work in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams; Demonstrates a high degree of results orientation; drive, enthusiasm and commitment towards achieving results / fulfilling objectives; ability to work under pressure / strict deadlines. Collaboration, Agility and Entrepreneurship • Fluent in English written and spoken and desirable Italian. Recruiter: Camille Pilet Employment Type: Permanent Relocation package offered 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. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. 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 2019, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the sixth 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. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. You’ll be solving supply chain problems that span the whole world: a smoke-free world.