Title:  Global Engineering Make & Pack Assets & Projects Manager

Job ID:  94184
Country:  Turkey
City:  Izmir
Professional area:  Engineering
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Izmir, 35, TR, 00000


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Global Engineering Make & Pack Assets & Projects Manager



Position purpose:



You will ensure the best use of new and surplus Making and Packing, OTP equipment for replacement, rejuvenation, capacity increase and sourcing projects in JTI factories. You will provide engineering studies of Making and Packing equipment for global capacity right sizing and optimization of sourcing platforms.

You will be responsible for assessing and qualifying new technologies, projects planning and implementation support in close cooperation with relevant global functions and factories. Ensures up-to-date, accurate global MP asset database in cooperation with factories. Development and maintenance of Global machinery standards and acceptance procedures. Maintain CAPEX plans for relevant projects.


The position will be based in Torbali, Izmir, and will be reporting to Global Engineering Make & Pack Assets & Projects Director.



What will you do - Responsibilities:


  • Optimizing the use of new and surplus equipment in JTI factories by evaluating replacement, rejuvenation, capacity increase, and sourcing projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budgets in line with IWS IM (Initiative Management) approach
  • Conducting comprehensive global engineering studies to ensure optimal capacity alignment and sourcing platform optimization. Developing alternative machine plan scenarios aimed at right-sizing capacity and enhancing sourcing efficiency 
  • Conducting and facilitating engineering studies to support business development projects and equipment assessments.
  • Assessing  and integrating cutting-edge technologies and equipment to enhance operational efficiency across JTI factories, prioritizing advancements in safety, quality, service, and cost-effectiveness
  • Managing and maintaining JTI's global asset register and EAM SAP machine database for making and packing, as well as the OTP field.  Development and documentation of machine specification standards, acceptance and qualification test standards, and product dimensional specifications for RMC and OTP, aligning closely with R&D.
  • Maintenance of CAPEX plans for relevant projects



Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • University degree in Engineering / Technical College
  • Sound experience (5 years) and extensive technical knowledge in cigarette Making and Packing technology area in a multinational environment
  • Experience in project planning and implementation preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced level of written & spoken English
  • Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to manage various stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Profound knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, and AutoCAD as well as  intermediate SAP experience
  • Flexible, willing to travel



What are the next steps – Recruitment process: 


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.

We provide feedback to all candidates.

Talent Advisor based in JTI Global Business Service in Poland may call you with the phone code +48.



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