Dakar, Senegal





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Are you ready to bring your career to the next level? Do you want to make a difference in our company and be part of creating something new? If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a Process Lead to join our Operations team in Senegal. PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Execute and lead the processes for eliminating losses by effective problem solving and process control to support in delivering business result of the assigned CC line and fully applying the Integrated Operating System (IOS) and PMI standards and policies. Act as the owner of Center Line, Rapid Change Over, Change Management Daily Management System (DMS)s and as the owner of the integrity of the Line Event Data System (LEDS), Reliability Engineering Tools S-Shape & Weibull and Loss Tree. Act as the process expert in problem solving and on floor troubleshooting. Build the capability of Line Structure and Line Teams the DMSs & Tools and role model in following Run to Target routines. Control all activities related to electric, electronics, equipment process control and connectivity to ensure that maintenance, modifications, and improvements of the equipment in a scope of responsibility are implemented at the best cost and specified quality, through the data analysis and tool maintenance, thus ensuring the compliance with PMI standards and managing the overall performance towards customer satisfaction. ACCOUNTABILITIES: Accountability 1: Sustainability & legal compliance and adherence to the standard Ensure full compliance with local legislation, company policies and practices and the IMS. Adhere to all Environment, and Health, Safety, and Security rules, policies, and practices by applying and ensuring workplace and other employee in compliance with norms by local regulation. As the incident elimination DMS owner, review safety incident investigations to ensure the corrective actions are in place. Execute weekly DMSs health checks to identify gaps and constraints in the organization and implement appropriate countermeasures accordingly. Accountability 2: QMS Compliance: Ensures compliance to all PMI and Legal standards and guidelines related to Quality of incoming materials, SFGs and FGs in line with the QMS. Ensure ownership of quality by focusing on quality at the source. Routine checks are done timely and efficiently, QFs and QIs are timely raised and addressed. Accountability 3: Line Daily Direction setting Participate on setting the 24 hours direction for the CC line(s) during the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) and be actively involved in the execution of the daily plan. Provide data during the DDS meeting related to the line event data system. Responsible for following up Center Line, Rapid Change Over and Change Management DMSs and the use and quality of IPS/UPS tools. Provide data with corresponding analysis during DDS meeting and investigate losses assigned. Centerline (CL) Management. Create and establishe CL targets & limits for the CC line(s). Review, validate and update new CL standard of the line(s) to meet the business results. Develop the control strategies to enable operators to respond to out-of-control situations, furthermore, ensure that documentation is in place and used in the line(s) whenever out of limit situations occur. Own and ensure the DMS is executed as per Standard and provide feedback or input to Regional Governance for improvement items. Develop and Improve Standards not limited to Daily Management Systems owned as Process Lead. Drive performance through loss elimination and continuous improvement. Lead problem-solving activities using standard problem-solving tools such as IPS, 6W2H & UPS to solve the chronic problems on the line(s) in a timely manner. Drive centerline daily management system and loss elimination processes by applying standard tools according to Integrated Operating System (IOS) standards. As the Owner of Line Event Data Systems, ensure the integrity of the data from his/her lines. Owner of the Reliability Engineering Tools such as S-Shape and Weibull. Provide support to Line Structure and Leadership in applying the RE Tools to support the analysis in building the team's 90-day plan. Own the PR Loss Tree and responsible in building an accurate data and information for the Line Structure action planning. Responsible in building capability of the LS and Team on PR Loss Tree and Reliability Engineering tools. Accountability 4: Rapid Changeover (RCO) Management. Create and establishe changeover standards for all appropriate SKUs in the line(s). Review changeover critique and coache the team to identify and implement improvement opportunities to achieve RCO success criteria and standards. Leads and participate actively in the Rapid Changeover events to identify additional opportunities for change over process optimization. Accountability 5: Capability building in problem solving and technical mastery Builds the capability of team on process failures technical troubleshooting and mastery of process transformation through coaching and delivering on the job training. Ensure the completion of the established training plan. Build the capability of LS and Line Team in the effective use of IPS/UPS and Work Point Analysis (WPA) tools Accountability 6: Change management Lead change management processes including benchmarking and reapplication activities across appropriate production lines, business units and factory. Pillar member of FI Pillar. Support the Pillar leader in building the capabilities and delivering the Pillar Master Plan Own a DMS/tool at site level and/or act as department point of contact (SPOC) Participate in Pillar routine Calibrate DMS/tool application within the site. Is responsible to certify employees on the DMS/tool. Work closely with the department to build capabilities Requirements: - Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Master degree - + 2 years’ experience in Manufacturing - Previous experience or exposure to people coordination/management activities would be an asset - English language is an asset, local language is a must - Customer focus- which should clearly underline collaboration with other & communication Skills - Action oriented with a good level of problem solving - Motivating others and leading by example WHAT WE OFFER • Challenging and very rewarding role with a significant amount of ownership in a dynamic international environment • Collaboration with a team of great professionals with limitless possibilities of sharing knowledge with the best experts in their field • Participation and leadership of a significant number of strategic projects that make an impact on the whole organization • Excellent career development opportunities • Competitive remuneration package with an extensive benefit scheme JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER Philip Morris International is a leading international tobacco company, with a diverse workforce of around 73,000 people who hail from every corner of the globe. We are committed to being a great employer and a good corporate citizen. We strive to be environmentally and socially responsible. We are dedicated to fighting the illegal cigarette trade. And we proudly support the communities where we source tobacco and where our employees live and work. We are dedicated to doing something very dramatic – replacing cigarettes with the smoke-free products that we’re developing and selling. That’s why we have a total of over 400 dedicated scientists, engineers, and technicians developing less harmful alternatives to cigarettes at our two Research & Development sites in Switzerland and Singapore. It’s the biggest shift in our history. And it’s the right one for our consumers, our company, our shareholders, and society. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, see