Crespellano, Italy





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Site Integrated Planner – 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’: As a Site Integrated Planner you will have to run, execute and maintain Site Integrated Planning (SIP) processes for a given Manufacturing site for all its manufacturing processes (primary, semis, secondary), in a sustainable & efficient way in accordance with defined planning cycle, drumbeat and scheduling horizon to ensure the delivery of the Best Executional Plan balancing cash, cost & service targets for the company. Collect the required capacity and availability parameters from manufacturing (from resource leads) and leverage them to accomplish an efficient scheduling in factories. Adhere to capacity, production and material availability constraints while minimizing delayed/missed production and last moment STP changes. The position will be based in Crespellano and it will directly report to the Manager Factory Site Integrated Planning. Specific responsibilities include: • Production scheduling: Prepare rolling, integrated and synchronized production scheduling for manufacturing processes in line with the defined planning cycle, drumbeat and scheduling horizon in order to meet the semi and finished goods volume forecasts. Ensure the delivery of the Best Executional Plan for the respective production site for the SIP processes balancing cash, cost & service targets for the company. Adhere to stock policies while keeping human and machine resources at the lowest cost, and within operational constraints (e.g. materials availability and equipment efficiency). Ensure and control the execution of the production schedule and ensure corrective actions in case of deviations. • Resource capacities, capabilities and calendars inputs collection from Manufacturing: Collect and consolidate from Manufacturing regular (weekly) update on resource capacity, capability, manufacturing assumptions and availability. Collaborate with resource leads who are the single point of contact in manufacturing affiliates in standardized and synchronized manner. Follow up on getting all inputs and escalate in case of non availability of required inputs on time. Provide mid & long term Capacity Inputs to Capacity Planning team. Provide local management with forward mid & long term production requirements and related data (where applicable). • Exceptions management & business continuity: Manage exception situations (last moment machine breakdown, material arrival delays/quality hold, high criticality urgent production requests) using best judgement & alignment with the related stakeholders to ensure minimal impact on business. • Build and maintain partnership with key stakeholders: - Supply Planning: Preparation and follow up on production plans in short and mid term horizon; react on plan changes to ensure supply continuity to the markets - Capacity Planning: Provide accurate information on production capacity for an optimized volume allocation and capacity management - Manufacturing (Resource Lead): Collaborate closely on short term planning optimization and execution; collect Manufacturing resources inputs. Cooperate with resource lead to facilitate smooth execution of aligned production plan, validate production plan in line with the guidance on manufacturing assumptions and optimize the schedules of manufacturing resources such as available manning, calendars for maintenance, trainings, trials etc. Monitor the joint KPIs between Supply Chain and Manufacturing, focusing on output reliability and define & follow-up the actions. - Material Requirements Planning (MRP): Ensure process alignments between production and material planning - Transportation & WH: Connect with Factory transportation/WH teams to support transportation performance and WH utilization. • Projects & Continuous Improvement: Lead and participate in the assigned Supply Chain or Cross functional projects targetting to deliver productivity and/or efficiency in the processes. Seek & identify continuous improvement opportunities in SIP & related Supply Planning processes and raise proposals for the process enhancements. • Ensure that all accountabilities & activities are carried out in full compliance with the related PMI Principles & Practices, quality standards, Tolling compliance, laws & regulations and Environmental, Health & Safety norms in order to maintain sustainable legal compliance in all these areas, eliminate potential accidents and losses. Requirements & Skills: - Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or Engineering. Masters degree in these areas is an asset. Processes: Demonstrated proficiency in supply chain / production planning (site integrated planning). Experienced in structured way of working, ideally with defined planning process cycle. Systems: Production Scheduling Software (ROSE); Production Planning Software (ideally E2OPEN software, E2PR) Good knowledge of SAP, SAP APO and/or other relevant end to end planning solutions and optimizers. 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.