Crespellano, Italy





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Senior CoE Quality Engineer (Center of Excellence) – 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 deliver a smoke-free future 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’: Drive projects to identify, justify and implement new methodologies or quality processes in order to meet business needs. Engage internal and external stakeholders, while coordinating the execution of technical activities and being the reference person for quality related topics. You will use the quality knowledge and seeks ideas from diverse source to continuously improve, take timely decisions and communicate the status of projects/work packages to upper management. Finally, You will act as quality reference person in risk assessment of existing packages and quality processes and support improvement of QA standards related to key processes & practices across the involved factories. Provide consultation to multiples areas of the organization on quality topics, participate in developing quality strategies by triggering pipeline projects and capabilities for future improvements. Specific responsibilities include: • Achieve results by applying a high level of technical competence as a specialist in the design, development, control or/and the implementation of complex process and quality CoE practices where few known precedents exist and apply sound quality solutions to meet the PMI technical and business needs. • Develop business justification, scope, and resource requirements for management reviews and decision making by acting as the knowledgeable resource of Q-CoE for bringing pilot projects to realization, by confirming that the project pilot meets the quality acceptance criteria and ensure completeness of related reference package. • Lead all stages of assigned project / activities and coordinate the technical activities of multi-disciplinary or cross-functional participants to meet the identified project scope and ensure that objectives and targets related to quality are defined, known and followed-up by the stakeholders until their successful closures. • Act as Q-CoE stream quality advisor when quality data and information may have a potential positive impact on meeting the strategic objectives of PMI. Participate in regular management reviews and act as quality specialist providing technical competence in the related area of expertise. • Lead and direct internal project members (and external consultants & vendors when applicable) to ensure project scopes, budgets, schedules and relevant quality KPIs are developed & managed from project initiation until closure, compliant with all PMI standard with no deviations from reference packages and systematic prevention of non-conformity reoccurrence. • Review, evaluate and manage large quantities of data/technical information and existing PMI documents and procedures owned by Q-CoE. Perform knowledge management via data compilation, review and storage in line with Company, FDA or any other equivalent accreditation authority requirements. • Consolidate inputs to ensure appropriate governance for Q-OPS PDCA, Masterplan definition and 90 Days Plan and present outcome as reference for the stream. You will provide evidences in order to properly identify new initiatives priorities to be developed and follow up on implementation. • Participate in strategies development and activity plans aiming at building quality pipeline projects and capabilities for future anticipation. • Carry out all of the activities ensuring that PMI Compliance Policies, Standards, and Laws relating to these activities are fully respected, integrated and understood by stakeholders, and implement adequate processes to ensure the protection of information of a confidential nature. Requirements & Skills: • University degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or equivalent scientific disciplines or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience • 6-10 years experience in Quality disciplines in tobacco, food, pharmaceutical or similar industry. • Advanced knowledge of relevant standards (ISO, ICH, GMP). • Well developed IT skills, analytical skills, and project management skills. • Advanced knowledge on Quality tools, root-cause analysis, and statistical tools. • Product Quality Knowledge Recruiter: Silvia Amarù 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 deliver a smoke-free future worldwide. 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.