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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Philip Morris International Inc (PMI) is the leading international tobacco company, with six of the world’s top 15 brands including the number one cigarette brand worldwide. PMI’s products are sold in more than 180 markets. We are here to give you a view #insidePMI. We are not here to promote our brands/products. By using our LinkedIn page, you a...
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    HR Operations Manager

    The P&C Operations Manager in South Africa will design and implements the local P&C Operations strategy for Philip Morris South Africa by ensuring the delivery of P&C operational service to the employees, putting their experience at the center, and enabling the local organizations’ or affiliate’s success through efficient services and projects in coordination with local, regional and global teams.

    Your ‘day to day’


    • Ensure service continuity and operational excellence in core delivery areas such as Compensation and Benefits, Mobility, Payroll, Time & Attendance, and Personnel Administration
    • Lead and develop the team's service delivery standardization and continuously improve processes, technology, and policies
    • Lead demand, cost, and quality of all local P&C operational services and ensure proactive controls, risk, and compliance processes, including audit compliance


    • Drive and embed change and adoption of P&C products and services to deliver outcomes
    • Ensure effective service design and support related to new products and services, and ways of working
    • Build team capability which enables P&C products and services to be delivered according to Employee Experience principles and efficiency standards
    • Be agile in meeting high priority initiatives by assigning resources on projects and demonstrating regional and global P&C Ops capacity to meet market needs

    Support The Delivery Of Employee Experience Programs

    • Proactively support P&C Management in building a work environment conducive to high employee collaboration, engagement, and performance
    • Collaborate with the Regional Employee Experience Delivery Manager to address the local struggles
    • Support the deployment of Employee Experience initiatives and projects specific to South Africa

    Who we’re looking for

    • Completed degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, or a related field is required
    • 5-8 years as an HR Generalist
    • Recent experience within an international company is key
    • 3-5 years of experience in managing HR delivery areas such as Compensation & Benefits, global Mobility, and Payroll will be an asset
    • Ability to interpret and identify needs by transforming data into insights
    • Significant experience in budget control, vendor management, control, and compliance management
    • Strong leadership and people management of direct and indirect teams is important
    • Sound eye for business with broad HR experience
    • Solid experience with talent management & Recruitment
    • Experience in working with solid business knowledge of Labour Law, Recruitment processes and practices & compensation and benefits Function(s)
    • Ability to create customer intimacy, able to engage with collaborators at all levels of the organization
    • Able to manage and lead change, work effectively under stress and within a collaborative environment use sound judgment in decision-making
    • Strive for improvement, can-do approach, agile in thought and approach, self-motivated
    • Solid Project Lead/Management experience is crucial
    • General business management within a cross-function environment is an advantage
    • Validated Organisational Change experience

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    Asset Engineer

    The Asset Engineer is responsible to plan and manage assets in a cost-effective way, ensuring optimal equipment availability and reliability through assets’ life cycle by developing and implementing proper maintenance strategies, procedures and routines with a focus on assets and maintenance performance in order to meet company objectives in compliance with applicable standards and policies/procedures contributing to continuous improvement culture.

    Key accountabilities include:


    • Develop and/or improve proactive and cost-effective maintenance strategies based on suitable techniques and procedures. Modify and keep them up to date to further improve equipment availability, reliability, maintainability, and safety as well as contribution to product quality.
    • Analyse most frequent machine downtimes and develop substantial solutions against root causes to eliminate, or drastically reduce machine downtime to bring about overall productivity improvements.


    • Ensure maintenance planning and scheduling to increase the ratio of proactive (planned) work versus reactive (unplanned) work, to fulfill the production plan, and to ensure that it is implemented timely and properly and carried out in full compliance with the customer needs safety norms, and quality requirements and cost objectives. Follow-up machine standardization plan link to process improvements and updates.


    • Work out and budget annual maintenance plans in conjunction with maintenance supervisors and production manager and ensure proper and timely implementation of these plans.
    • Review reliability of existing equipment that is difficult, costly, or safety risky to maintain and recommend appropriate action. Find opportunities for designing out maintenance activities where conventional reliability and maintenance activities are not cost-effective.


    • Define spare parts requirements estimation and min-max level of spare part stock for all equipment.
    • Assist spare parts, consumables, and small equipment budget preparation.
    • Ensure that spare parts' consumption is in correlation with the approved budget.
    • Clarify technical aspects with suppliers related spare parts and materials
    • Participate in the process of scouting new suppliers, in order to identify potential improvements in terms of cost and quality.
    • Ensure that maintenance processes and data are reflected in relevant maintenance systems (SAP/CMMS) and/or logbooks.


    • Ensure coordination between production and engineering departments for the preparation of technical specifications in case of a new machinery purchase. Review and authorize the documentation link to new machinery purchase to ensure it meets standard methodologies needed for equipment, work ergonomics, and business.
    • In collaboration with the production team ensure and supervise adequate production resources for start-up and commissioning of new machinery until it is handed over to regular production.


    • Ensure and update the asset register for equipment.
    • Integrate new equipment, pursue vital risk assessments, and provide guidance for the preparation of related documentation in order to fully align with legislation and internal procedures.
    • Ensure all machine documentation is updated and available.


    • Initiate technical development and / or lead/participate in projects to improve safety conditions, quality, and more effective use of equipment, spare parts, and consumables, both at the local/regional level, inconsistency with OPEN+ (global manufacturing standards) pillars & system, including engineering design improvement initiatives
    • Find technical solutions, implement and monitor proposed improvements related to equipment
    • Actively participate in continuous improvements decision process, in line with the change management process


    • Promote and apply all rules concerning Philip Morris (PM) & Leonard Dingler’s (LD) quality, environment, health, and safety. Report all situations requiring actions in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel, company assets, and societal impacts and be in line with or ahead of any applicable Law requirements and Company standards.

    Who we’re looking for

    • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent
    • Minimum 3 years of recent experience in a production/operations environment
    • Minimum 5 years of solid experience in asset and maintenance management with developing and implementing maintenance strategy as an Asset Engineer
    • Experience in global manufacturing will be advantageous
    • Strong experience and technical knowledge of the production process, materials, and equipment
    • Solid technical competence in maintenance strategy is key
    • Ability to provide technical support and training to less experienced professionals, and can coordinate the work of others
    • Proven experience with managing spare parts and supplier management
    • Experience in practically applying engineering design skills to improve equipment performance
    • Ability to optimally prioritize competing needs
    • Proficiency in MS Office package
    • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal
    • Works with wide autonomy and independently leads high complex projects


    • Customer delivery focused
    • Ability to build strong relationships
    • Action-oriented
    • Ability to develop and direct others
    • Project Management
    • Good communicator

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    Strategy & Business Partner Financial Manager

    The Manager Strategy and Business Partner need to hold the deep business knowledge needed to translate business ambitions into a clear strategy and drive the deployment of strategy across the Southern African market.

    Your ‘day to day’

    • Strategy Formulation and Portfolio Management
    • Drive multi-year strategic planning process in close collaboration with local Management Team, by providing strategic insights and direction based on a solid foundation of data-driven analysis and projections, as well as extensive external research
    • Translate strategic plan into the annual local organization’s (Affiliates) Operations Objectives and Goals (OGSM), and then drive strategy execution by identifying (together with Consumer Experience) and governing a set of key programs and projects to support local market strategy and regional priorities
    • Define measurements aligned with affiliate OGSMs to monitor the performance of critical initiatives
    • Continuously evaluate company and market performance and propose adjustments to strategies where needed
    • Drive conversion of the consumer journey into financials and integrate it into the business plan
    • Understand and analyze the macro-economic environment and market data as input to the preparation of proposals and feasibility studies
    • Support local management on return on investments and critical business development projects and provide high-quality analysis of business problems to identify efficient solutions
    • Ensure appropriate resource allocation to strategic priorities, leveraging rolling forecast cycles to re-allocate resources
    • Provide management team with visibility of portfolio health, including deployment status, portfolio risks and mitigation plans, and portfolio performance
    • Ensure that the established PBO (Project-based Organisation) ways of work are optimally maintained and supported
    • Commercial Finance/scenario modeling
    • Partner with commercial teams to define return on investment of initiatives and drive/support investment decisions and define metrics and targets
    • Provide Management Team with decision options to improve business results, based on clear commercial and other functional (e.g., fiscal) drivers
    • Prepare analysis and develop scenarios with high-level financial impact to enable high-quality recommendations to the management team.
    • Identify trends and patterns to improve channel return on investment based on data (e.g., ensure optimized channel mixes)
    • Contribute to Business Development activities where required, including analyses of market data as input to the new business proposal and feasibility studies
    • Partner with Commercial Management team to deliver key business presentations, including Business review and Strategy presentations for business planning and to monitor performance

    Who we’re looking for

    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably CA or CIMA
    • Postgraduate qualifications to the mentioned qualification will be advantageous
    • 6+ years' Financial Management experience in a Finance/ Business Development & Planning/Strategic management role within FMCG/Oil & Gas/Pharmaceutical industry is key
    • Business modeling
    • Proven cross-functional expertise
    • Strong Collaborator engagement skills
    • Solid project management experience
    • Validated experience making concrete strategic recommendations from large data sets
    • A high level of comfort in Advance MS excel with interactive dashboard experience is vital
    • Validated strong storytelling experience
    • Data to insights and solutions which includes Data Interpretation & Agile and Innovative Problem Solving

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    In-service Trainee - Engineering

    Minimum Requirements

    • One-year in-service training
    • Studying Diploma in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering S4
    • C+ academic Average, with University academic transcript and Matric results included in application
    • Curious and growth minded
    • Learning attitude


    • Support implementation of Open + methodology
    • Support Process Leads with process optimization and loos eliminations
    • Support Sustainability team with risk assessments, sustainability initiatives and legal compliance
    • Support with Engineering projects, daily maintenance systems and supporting on breakdowns
    • Play integral role in mini projects such as spare parts management, maintenance execution,
    • quality incidents elimination
    • Support in document sorting

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