EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Japan Tobacco International

Japan Tobacco International

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Warszawa; Mazowieckie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Warsaw


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
82.1 - Office administrative and support activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-11-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 04-11-2019
Foreseen End Date: 03-11-2022
Planned Job Creation: 850

Additional Information

Tobacco manufacturing company Japan Tobacco International inaugurated its new global business services centre in Warsaw. The business expansion is expected to create 850 new job positions in the following three years. The positions include roles for economists, finance, marketing, sales and HR specialists. The company has launched a campaign for recruitment on social media and billboards to showcase career opportunities for prospective employees.

The company is a tobacco manufacturing company with operations in more than 120 countries, with a global workforce of over 40,000 employees. In Poland, it owns four production facilities located close to Łódź with a current workforce of around 2,300 people.