Manager IWS (Integrated Work System) Open+

Wilson, NC
Nov 10, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager IWS (Integrated Work System) Open+ - Triaga Inc.

Be part of a revolutionary change​ at a Fortune 500 company.
At Triaga, a fully owned subsidiary of Philip Morris International, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re building our future on smoke free products with the power to change the lives of millions of smokers by manufacturing innovative, life changing, fast moving consumer goods.
With this start up initiative come huge opportunities. So, when you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.
By joining our strong Operations team, you will have the opportunity to make an impact. Our ways of working have changed. New products bring new challenges such as the way we buy raw materials, the manner in which we engineer and manufacture, the way we operate and maintain our modern equipment, and in our supply chain planning. You will work in a state of the art automated and innovative manufacturing environment, uniquely positioned for massive scale in the near future. 

Your ‘day to day’:

As Manager IWS (Integrated Work System) OPEN+, you will lead our OPEN+ department at Triaga Inc.,  and will be part of the Management Team. The position will be based in Wilson, NC.

A key responsibility will be to lead the deployment of OPEN+ (Lean Manufacturing – Integrated Operating System) according to the defined region/cluster OPEN+ strategy to unleash people capabilities, achieve step change in performance, drive innovation through increasing organization reliability and agility in the affiliate.

Finally, you will manage training and coaching for the leadership and line teams to support the Global and Regional OPEN+ deployment.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Lead the OPEN+ implementation and deployment in the affiliate according to the defined region/cluster OPEN+ deployment strategy in order to ultimately establish an integrated operating system.
  • Ensure OPEN+ Model development and evolution according to plan achieving the expected results and being a reference model for all other TRIAGA sites.
  • Collaborates constantly with OPEN+ TRIAGA Regional teams and TRIAGA Global team in order to validate the efficient development, planning and execution of the first OPEN+ methods, processes and tools through effective feedback to design.
  • Drive, coordinate, deliver training and coaching activities to drive OPEN+ culture.
  • Guarantee efficient communication and visualization on OPEN+ affiliate strategy, roadmap and actions to guarantee maximum awareness and ensure compliance and alignment across the organization in the affiliate. Engage affiliate’s management teams and key stakeholders into communications plans.
  • Present program plans and outputs to OMT and other TRIAGA Senior Key stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure proper affiliate’s OPEN+ organization structure including a robust career path in order to meet OPEN+ objectives and plans. Ensure a pipeline of talents are in place to support the continuous improvement effort in the affiliate and to maintain sustainability of OPEN+ expertise and capabilities.
  • Ensure full compliance with local legislation and company policies and practices. Adhere to all Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) rules, policies and practices. Pass through appropriate EHS trainings, apply received knowledge at work. Inspect and use personal protective equipment as appropriate. Work in close cooperation with EHS department to develop and improve departmental safety and job procedures.
Who we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor or Master degree
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Operations (Manufacturing + QA / LEAN or Product Development + Supply Chain or other beyond Manufacturing departments)
  • Solid and proven experience in a managerial role (minimum 3 years)
  • 3 years in Lean Manufacturing / IOS Deployment or similar integrated working systems. Deep knowledge Integrated Operating System – pillars, standard work processes, lean / continuous improvement methods and tools
  • Knowledge in Manufacturing processes, QA and PD processes (quality requirements, stage-date, regulatory requirements, product knowledge, etc.), EHS practices and standards, Supply Chain processes, HR practices and processes
  • Communication, Presentation, Training and Negotiation skills
  • Customer focus and action oriented personality with drive for results attitude and priority setting capability
  • Advanced MS Office user
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken
What we offer:

Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join TRIAGA and you too can:
  • Attractive salary and excellent benefits package: including 401(k) plan, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage along with paid holidays and three weeks of vacation.
  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.