Title:  Global Engineering Make & Pack Assets & Projects Manager

Job ID:  94125
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Engineering
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, DE, 00000

Job ID: 94125/ Location: Trier / Start: as soon as possible / Contract type: permanent


To strengthen our team in the area of Global Engineering in Trier/Germany, we are looking for a Global Engineering Make & Pack Assets & Projects Manager (m/f/d) in permanent employment. 


Your job mission: 
The primary responsibilities of the position include optimizing the utilization of new and surplus Making and Packing equipment across JTI factories. This involves conducting engineering studies to ensure global capacity is appropriately sized and sourcing platforms are optimized. Additionally, the position entails assessing and qualifying new technologies, providing support for project planning and implementation, maintaining an accurate global MP asset database, developing and upholding global machinery standards and acceptance procedures, and managing CAPEX plans for relevant projects.


Who are we?
JTI is a leading international tobacco company with locations in more than 130 countries and world-famous brands such as Winston, Camel and American Spirit. With our brands Nordic Spirit, Logic and Ploom, we also focus on growth through innovations in the field of reduced risk products. In Germany, we are the largest employer in our industry with over 2,000 employees.


As a multiple award-winning top employer, we offer an open and inclusive working environment with exciting tasks in a challenging environment. Flexible working concepts, diverse development opportunities and international career paths are part of our everyday life. Visit us at www.jti.com to find out more about JTI and what it's like to work for us.


Your tasks: 

  • 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.
  • 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


Your profile: 

  • 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
  • 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, AutoCAD as well as  intermediate SAP experience
  • Flexible and willing to travel


Your benefits:

  • Your team: You will work in an open and international working environment with approx. 60 nations at the Trier site.
  • Your remuneration: Above-average pay including 13th and 14th monthly salary and bonus as well as annual reviews. Individual company pension scheme and capital-forming benefits.
  • Your meals: Our subsidized company canteen and numerous snack and coffee vending machines ensure your physical well-being.
  • Your appreciation: You will receive regular feedback from us and, as your personal safety is important to us, we also protect you in your private life with our JTI accident insurance.
  • Your work-life balance: You should enjoy your work! That's why we offer you 30 days of vacation for personal relaxation. You also have the option of working 50% of your working hours in the mobile office in Germany on a monthly basis.
  • Your development: We focus on your personal development. We support you with a wide range of internal training courses as well as external training and development opportunities that are tailored specifically to you.


Have we aroused your interest?
Apply directly with your complete application documents (CV, cover letter & references) stating your earliest possible starting date (Job ID 94125).


Diversity & Inclusion
We want everyone at JTI to be themselves and develop their full potential, because each and every one of us makes a valuable contribution to the success of the company and the location in Germany. We live and promote diversity, equality and inclusion accordingly. We have local employee groups and networks, such as the PRIDE Chapter Germany or the togetHER network for female employees, in which committed colleagues are involved, and we support a wide range of projects in our local area. For this and many other activities in the area of diversity & inclusion, we have already been awarded the Global Equality Standard by Ernst & Young.


Sustainability & Commitment
We have particularly close ties to the Trier region and the greater Cologne area through our two locations and want to make a significant contribution to a high quality of life, e.g., through annual clean-up campaigns on the Rhine and Moselle and as a long-standing partner of the Cologne Green Foundation, we are committed to the preservation and expansion of the city's green spaces. Renewable energies are also part of our sustainability goals, which is why we are investing in the expansion of the Bescheid Süd wind farm, located 20 kilometers east of our Trier site, in order to secure green electricity for the region and for our production at the Trier plant. We are constantly reducing the amount of plastic used in the packaging of our classic tobacco products, thus saving tons of plastic waste.
Find out more about us at: https://www.jti.com/de/europe/germany/top-arbeitgeber 




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