Bucharest, Romania





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Distribution Manager Romania PMI is hiring an Distribution Manager for an open role in Bucharest, Romania. As Distribution Manager, you will be a core part of a project of business transformation aimed at delivering a smoke-free future. You will also enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions, and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Who you are As Distribution Manager, you are a professional with at least 10 years of experience in supply chain. You are fluent in English, both spoken and written, and do possess expertise in: • Project Management, • Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, • Customer Insights Understanding, Supply Chain Application, Territory Knowledge, Coverage/Routing Understanding and Application, Inventory Management, Channel Knowledge, Trade Marketing Principles, Key Accounts Principles, Segmentation Principles Understanding or Expense Management, Forecasting. What you will do At PMI, you will be responsible for leading 2 operational business streams: distribution and warehouse, eventually optimizing performance and developing functional capabilities to support our commercial agenda. You will execute warehouse and logistics optimization, and oversee the end to end customs and excise process. Moreover, you will be committed to a series of accountabilities: • Warehouse management – organize and coordinate the sequence of execution warehouse operations and coordinate the work of the external warehouses according to shipment plans. • Service delivery and performance execution – lead cost to serve initiatives on a permanent basis, optimize processes, lead projects tied to cost efficiency within Service Delivery stream, constantly look for opportunities to increase knowledge of Risk and Controls. • End to end business process supervisory – lead, manage and oversee the end to end customs & operations control activity in compliance with related regulations, ensure seamless communication and collaboration between customs & excise pillars as well as with all related stakeholders, manage budgeting of Customs & Excise business processes in the most efficient & effective way. • Reporting – analyze the company reporting needs, identify and propose new formats of the reports, co-ordinate development of new reporting tools with ICS and Sales Information departments, control preparation and distribution of daily, weekly, monthly reports on in-market sales, shipments and Distributor’s and factory stocks. • Collaboration and consultancy – oversee and manage planning processes and communication flows with regards to the distributors’ sales planning and shipment planning departments, lead or contribute to global / local initiatives to achieve PMI market, Operations or Supply Chain strategies. • Budget and people management – contribute to Operations budget management by proper shipment costs forecasting, cost to serve and supervision. • Compliance environment, health and safety – ensure full compliance with local legislation and company policies and procedures, adhere to all Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) rules, policies and procedures. What we offer you Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here 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. About PMI Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company, and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, please visit and PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.