Lausanne, Switzerland


Information Technology



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At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible! We’re totally redefining our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power 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 you will have the space to move your career forward in many different areas/directions. IT at PMI PMI’s journey to a smoke-free future implies a shift from a tobacco manufacturer to a science and technology-based consumer facing organisation. Such a shift creates an abundance of unique and progressive IT projects to match all levels of skills and ambitions. You’ll feel like you’re working in a start-up – with the freedom to shape and define the future of digital, but with the support and scope of a vast global business. You’ll get a chance to work with innovative technologies (e.g., Cloud, APIs, AI) as well as management practices (e.g., Agile, Design Thinking, Product Management). Our environment is fast-paced and highly collaborative. If you want the freedom to find new ways to connect with consumers, there’s no better place to progress your career. Digital at PMI is dynamic, diverse, and innovative. Do you want to become a part of a top talent team where you can bring new insights to life in a global function that is a key driver of the success of our business? Join us! Joining Product & Operations IT Within IT, the IT Product and Operations team is an experienced, forward-thinking & expert team composed of multiple sub streams. The main purpose of the team is to lead the digital strategy and transformation of Operations and Products functions through effective business partnering and conceptualizing, delivering and supporting pioneering and secure IT technologies across the end-to-end value chain. When you join this team, you will work closely with the IT Product and Operations leadership team and critical business collaborators as a trusted technology partner to embed continuous innovation, work at speed and scale, develop your career in numerous directions in line with your aspirations and in a truly international and diverse context. Why join the PMI IT Manufacturing Team? This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a global and diverse team as we co-create and deploy together with our Engineering Solutions, Digital Manufacturing and key strategic partners, the next generation of digital industrial technologies to produce the reduced risks products and beyond that our consumers need to quit smoking. Your ‘day to day’ As a transformational and proven delivery leader, you will be accountable to lead a team in the modernization of the Manufacturing legacy applications suite globally. This includes defining the transformation strategy and roadmap of over 550+ legacy IT/OT applications in the Manufacturing Portfolio with particular focus on Manufacturing Execution, Logistics and Analytics capabilities. You will be responsible to make key decisions in terms of build versus buy for specific capabilities and will lead the vendor selection process aligned with the strategy. Finally, you will lead the development of the new capabilities and the global deployment in alignment with Operations masterplan. You will partner closely with key team members from PMI business functions including Manufacturing, Engineering Solutions, and People and Culture. You will also partner closely across IT cross-functional teams including Network, Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise Analytics and Data. As such, it is important to have a working knowledge of each of the cross-functional IT areas and understand how to best partner with each cross-functional group on behalf of Manufacturing and Operations. The goal of these partnerships is to create and deploy a new operating model worldwide. In parallel to transforming the Manufacturing application landscape, you will be accountable to lead the change management effort to transform the organization towards a platform and product based operating model aligned with a streamlined architecture. Who we’re looking for • Consistent track record as a successful transformational leader including excellence in customer management • Consistent track record in the development and delivery of a transformational strategy and roadmap • Consistent track record of building and leading a transformational IT delivery team. Ability to identify and cultivate leaders on your team who are critical to your success. • Overall IT experience of 20 years including: • 7-10 years of professional experience in solution delivery or similar roles • 5+ experience leading an IT delivery team across dispersed locations\5+ years of experience in an industrial segment such as engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, transportation, or logistics • 2-3 years of In-depth exposure with IOT / IIOT platforms / Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) / MES Functional Consulting for Process & Batch Manufacturing Industry • Master of Science or Bachelor degree or have equivalent work experience within relevant area (Computer Science or related field) • Must be well-versed in industrial IoT sensors, edge devices, data aggregators, and/or historian systems • Must have knowledge of manufacturing and plant floor processes. • Must have experience in Program Management and Agile working methods • Must have experience in financial management of complex portfolio including CAPEX, OPEX and ongoing run & support • Working knowledge of OT-IT Integrations Including PLCs, SCADA with ERP & MES Systems • Working Knowledge of ERP (SAP) Modules such as Production Planning (PP), Materials Management (MM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), etc. • Nice to have experience of working with security and compliance standards e.g. ISO 27 000, NIST, CMMC • Nice to have experience working in a plant or shop floor environment or experience deploying systems within a manufacturing environment What’s in it for you? There are many IT Organizations out there, so why should you join ours? We believe PMI IT’s true strength is fuelled by our people, and that our success depends on them coming to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. We are a people first organisation committed to providing you with first-class employee journey. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in it for you upon joining us: • Work-life balance: Wellbeing comes first. We offer a fantastic office environment and Smart working options to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible • Learning & Development: Your growth is a priority. Our robust and varied learning & development ecosystem will help you strengthen your technical skills and enhance your soft skills and eye for business. The capabilities you will acquire with us will support your life-time employability within IT, PMI, and beyond • Inclusion & Diversity: Our differences - much more than our similarities - generate the innovation we are looking for. We aspire to build a diverse and inclusive organization to access the breadth and depth of thinking and sensitivity necessary to thrive Every single IT colleague is part of our Transformation journey. Join us and pursue your ambitions – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. If this offer resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you. Together, let’s deliver a smoke free future.