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Title:  Cell Lead- Malvar, Batangas

Job ID:  89139
Country:  Philippines
City:  Malvar
Professional area:  Manufacturing Services
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Malvar, BTG, PH, 4233

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.




Local applicants are welcome.

Department: GSC, Production

Location: Malvar, Batangas
Reporting to: Business Unit Manager
Role: Permanent




  • Organizes work of assigned cell (cell works in 24/7 mode) in order to provide optimal utilization of production capacity, high-quality products and maintaining safety in the work cell.
  • Owns 24/7 Safety, Quality, Delivery & Productivity area results.
  • Responsible for building team capability through active coaching of the cell line pair leader and definition of training requirements of the line team.
  • Participates in key planned activities to role model and coach teams.
  • Responsible for driving/leading improvement plans for the area.
  • Being a role-model of high standard for the cell team.
  • Manage and inspire the cell team's performance and career and drive their retention and commitment.
  • When there is a gap in team's results and capability, hold your team leaders accountable.



  1. Responsible for the safety, quality, production results and compliance within assigned cell and ensure that required volume will be delivered with the planned and budgeted headcount. Performs daily audits of the machine functioning status, systems and management principles and orders / implements corrective actions.


  1. Ensure volumes are produced in full in a timely manner against production plan and consistently provide accurate inventories in the area by Process Order reconciliation and closure to avoid inventory cost and eliminate loss.


  1. Avoid incidents by instigating the 'zero quality incidents' mentality and culture in the area by constantly reiterating this during toolbox meeting ensuring that everyone in the team understands that quality is an utmost priority.


  1. Prevents and avoids incidents by ensuring 'zero safety incidents' mentality and culture in the area by cascading all safety communications from EHS.


  1. Collaborates well with Process Lead and Maintenance Lead to balance resources in order to achieve Make Pack department operational goals as well as building high performing team by providing the necessary trainings.




Education: Technical, engineering, mechanical, electrical education
                     Knowledge of technical and technological issues.

Work Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience as a Team Leader in an international company.                              

  • Experience with managing technicians &operators, and able to come up with solutions for production processes optimization and establishment

  • Administrative and team management skills. Knowledge of tobacco industry will be an additional advantage.

    Language skills: Proficient in English language both oral and written communication.

    Functional skills: Computer skills (Ms Office).



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.



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