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Title:  IWS Cell Lead Trainer (Malvar, Batangas)

Job ID:  90826
Country:  Philippines
City:  Malvar
Professional area:  Manufacturing Services
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Malvar, BTG, PH, 4233

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Department: Integrated Work Systems

Location: Malvar, Batangas
Reporting to: Integrated Work Systems (IWS) Director
Role: Permanent




The incumbent is responsible for acquiring the IWS Internal Trainer role and is expected to act as a pioneer for the “Culture Change” going forward. The purpose of the position includes training the organization by “Learn-Do-Teach” approach about subjects under his/her responsibilities, supporting DMS Owners to build knowledge in their DMSs, increasing IWS capabilities of line crew, and taking required actions to successfully implement IWS (Integrated Work System) structure at the whole factory where implementation lines will be changing every 4 months in line with IWS deployment plan.




1. KPI's Responsibility during training period -- Assures on-time production of different brands in line with production plan in assigned M&P lines. Allocates workforce and gets prompt actions to meet the required quantity of products in compliance with JTI manufacturing procedures and quality standards. 

2. Production Process Responsibility during the training period -- Responsible for contacting the Maintenance Team for any kind of mechanical modification needs to meet quality standards and to improve production performance, and spare part requirements. Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement implementation activities with his/her trainees

3. Maintenance and Production Improvement Responsibility during the training period -- Coordinates and assures implementation of all kinds of maintenance and breakdown activities on assigned M&P lines in compliance with set production plan.

4. 5S3R Responsibility -- Assures assigned M&P lines' housekeeping to comply with 5S3R requirements

5. Talent Management Responsibility -- Responsible for continuous technical knowledge improvement of his/her trainees and communicate with his/her superior for training needs together with assessment of them.

6. Integrated Work Systems (IWS)
- Deliver training and coaching for DMS (Daily Management Systems) owners and line crew on respective knowledge area in order to run RTT(Run to target) deployments
- Support DMS owners and line crew in understanding, using and further deployment of IWS tools.
- Contribute to mindset change within the respective factory through training delivery and coaching activities, in line with the IWS concept.
- Support line crew in developing training materials, OPLs documentation and ensure those are accessible by target audience.
- Report all deviations from IWS standards observed on the production line in regards to tools, DMSs, DDSs and other related.
-Train and Lead Line Team via understanding and utilizing a ‘Servant Leadership’ mentality - for the machines he/she is responsible during the training plan 
- Develop the operating teams’ technical understanding and capability
- Be the owner of the CIL, DH DMSs (Daily Management Systems), attend DDSs and spread IWS DDS structure according to the deployment plan.
- Ensure production of a multitude of brands in the right quality with high efficiency and flexibility in compliance with JTI manufacturing procedures and quality standards for assigned M&P Lines.
- Coordinate and assure implementation of all kinds of maintenance and breakdown activities on assigned M&P lines in compliance with set production plan.
- Ensure daily business of the production activities in assigned machines (QUIP, Rework, standard measurements, prototypes, material trials) are done and provide necessary reporting and/or documentation accordingly in line with the Zero Loss Mindset.

7. Other tasks
- Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.
- People management
- Recruit, motivate and guide the professional development of the team reporting directly and indirectly to the incumbent.
- Risk Assessment - Understand health and safety hazards and risks relevant to their department, function, or process including all steps of the projects. Ensure that appropriate control measures are known and implemented in order to maintain a healthy and safe workplace for employees within their area of responsibility and integrated into the scope of projects.
- Training & Competency - Ensure that safety methods are developed and all employees including contractors receive appropriate health & safety training and required qualifications, and are competent to do the work safely.
- Legal & JTI Requirements - Know Legal and JTI health and safety requirements applicable to their department, function, or process including projects and ensure compliance.
- Leadership & Continuous Improvement – Provide health and safety leadership, promote a positive safety culture, actively demonstrate commitment to health and safety, lead by example, and take actions and immediate steps to correct unsafe or unhealthy work conditions or behaviors in order to continuously improve health & safety performance.
- IMS - Adhere to all Environment, Health & Safety, Energy and Quality policies, processes and operating standards by applying and ensuring workplace and other employee in compliance with norms by local legislation and regulations.




Education: Technical, engineering, mechanical, and 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 the tobacco industry will be an additional advantage.

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

  • Functional skills: Computer skills (MS Office), SAP transactions, Quality Management and steering, Manufacturing Performance Management, Team Management, Production Planning, Pest Management, Product and Process Knowledge, 



Thank you for applying! You will receive feedback on your application within the next two weeks. Should you have further questions, you may reach out to Jam Loberial (





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