As one of the market leaders in the tobacco industry with seed-to-smoke operation, Operations function at BAT Vietnam presents a full range of opportunities and rewarding challenges for those who want upgrade their knowledge and expertise in supply chain to another level.
At BAT Vietnam, you will be one of the first to get hands-on experience with the most modern production machinery and apply international supply chain process and standards in Vietnam. With BAT Vietnam’s unique joint-venture business model, working in Operations allows you to develop not only your functional skills, but also a commercial mind-set, engagement skills and the ability to convey your expertise and ideas to various stakeholders. You will also interact with international colleagues on a constant basis to share with and learn from the best.
Operations at BAT Vietnam is divided into:
The Supply Planning and Procurement team is in charge of supply-demand planning, new product planning, procurement and logistics services.
The Primary Manufacturing Division (PMD) – British American Tobacco – Vinataba (JV) Limited – operates on its own like an independent manufacturing company. In partnership with Vinataba, PMD covers the whole supply chain from leaf growing and raw materials supply planning to cut rag processing. From here, the cut rag is supplied to our licensed factories to produce the finished goods.
The Secondary Manufacturing Division (SMD) – Vina – BAT Joint Venture Company Limited – completes the road to our market by producing the premium finished products to deliver to our consumers. It also makes up a full supply chain from materials planning and logistics to procurement and manufacturing.
To succeed in Operations, you need to have the ability to handle multiple tasks and a flexible attitude to change, and work as a part of a team. Out-of-the-box thinking and the desire to learn are also key elements in going further in Operations at BAT.
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