Neuchatel, Switzerland





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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 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. For our Engineering Solutions - Digital Engineering department in Neuchatel, Switzerland, we are therefore looking for a Manager Machine Sensorization and Automated Inline Controls, a passionate individual with an appetite for change, innovation and problem solving. A leader with a vision and contagious motivation to challenge the status-quo and help PMI reach the next level of manufacturing excellence. In this position you will manage a team of digital engineers in a specific domain of expertise and accountability and lead PMI through the 4th industrial revolution! You will ensure smooth business transition and governance from old to new, based on your team’s achievement and innovation. This by working with a diverse network of teams, ranging from manufacturing, engineering, IT and Quality assurance. You will: • Develop standards for various sensing systems, modalities, and techniques in the scope of process control, quality control and computer vision. • Build and implement a portfolio of customer-focused solutions sought at delivering value through reactive/predictive/prescriptive controls for manufacturing equipment based on inline sensing. • Engineer and deliver industrial grade, scalable, and robust solutions • Investigate, assess and pilot the use of novel technologies allying the worlds of sensing and smart manufacturing • Provide subject matter expertise in the domain of sensing and process control • Ensure PMI’s excellence in manufacturing standards and best engineering practices • Interact with, lead, and expand a portfolio of specialists, partners, and suppliers for high quality delivery of sensing projects • Support the company’s and Operations’ team in its digital transformation and vision for the manufacturing of the future, with a focus on Industry 4.0. and Edge computing We’re looking for someone with: • College/University degree in Engineering, Automation and Robotics / Computer Science or equivalent field • Broad experience in leading Industry 4.0 use cases • Extensive experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Process control, Automation, Robotics with machine to machine, machine to system communication and Industrial Internet of Things solution (IIOT) as well as • Strong experience in Vendor management • Accomplished in program and projects management (both waterfall and agile) • Eminent in leadership and as people activator (interpersonal communication, mentoring, feedback, delegation) • A track record of resourcefulness, business savviness and delivery in the Digital transformation space (forward thinking) • Ability to handle change and to prioritize in a highly dynamic environment • Ability to build strong and trustful relationships with key partners • Proficient in English Technical skills: • Sensing techniques • Industrial Communication • Control Systems • Process Control and Quality Control • Automated In-Line Control Systems • Computer Vision • Cyber-physical systems and Cyber Security • Networking • ERP, MES/LES, WMS • Planning and Tracking systems • Practical experience in Computerized System Validation 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. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer #lijobs