São Paulo, Brazil





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Primary Distribution Manager 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 one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. 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. 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. Your ‘day to day’ This Manager Primary Distribution will develop and lead the transportation strategy focused on finished goods distribution from factory to all distribution centres, exclusive distributors, and direct consumers across the country. The position is responsible for managing all facets of transportation & logistics with the ability to drive sustainable, flexible and safe options to ensure operational excellence in a cost-effective way. Major accountabilities LOGISTICS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT • Lead all local transportation activities from factory for the domestic market in compliance with national legislations / regulations and in-line with PMI handling, storage, transportation, and EHS standards. • Participate in PMI worldwide programs: evaluate, analyze, and implement alternative transportation methods to reduce the lead time and cost, while coordinating urgent deliveries and contribute to overall company productivity and resilience. THIRD PARTY AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT • Continuously track the performance of 3PL service providers and build action plans to take necessary precautions to proactively mitigate any performance issue. • Lead bidding process for new transportation lines (road, air, sea, etc.). • Ensure that the right logistics management systems are in place to maximize the efficiency of the in-scope activities as well as continuously thriving for system developments. BUDGET MANAGEMENT • Ensure that budget is prepared on annual base for the in-scope logistics and transport activities. • Ensure that spend is under control and productivity improvement programs are on track, targeting an optimal balance among service level, cost, safety & security without compromising on compliance. Who we’re looking for • Minimum 5 years of experience in Logistics and Transportation within a multinational environment, with a managerial exposure • Experience in Transport / Warehouse Management Systems, Third Party Management, Risk & Controls, Safety & Security, Cost Management, Customs Regulations, Engineering Solutions / Automation. • Fluent English, Spanish proficiency is a nice to have. What we offer 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. To join our growing team…