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Processing Technician - Park 500 in Chester, VA

Looking for a career in Manufacturing with a Fortune 200 Company? This one comes with great benefits and a $17.36 an hour starting wage.

Philip Morris USA's role is to responsibly manufacture and market Philip Morris USA brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way.

We are currently seeking entry level Processing Technicians to join us at our Park 500 facility in Chester, Virginia.

*Placement will be primarily for the Chester, VA location with a possibility that there will be openings at the Richmond, VA location.

Philip Morris USA is planning to hire a number of entry level Processing Technicians to support production operations at Park 500. Entry level Processing Technicians are primarily responsible for handling and moving materials and supporting the production operations.

Examples of job responsibilities are:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States and for Philip Morris USA
  • Able to work a rotating shift schedule or a fixed schedule that will include weekends and holidays
  • Able to consistently report to work on time
  • Able to work overtime as required up to and including 12-16 hour days
  • Able to work in hot or cold conditions and in dusty or dirty work environments. Most of the working conditions are not climate controlled.

This is not a complete list of the activities that may be required in the position.

Wages progress from $17.36 an hour to a current top rate of $21.70 per hour over four years. Additional compensation may be available through our manufacturing incentive program.
Our benefits are outstanding and include:

  • Comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance
  • You can participate in our Healthy Connections program and be eligible to receive health promotion incentives
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Contributions: Eligible to receive an annual DPS contribution, after one year of service of 8-12% based on Company performance
  • Company Supplemental Contribution: Eligible to receive an annual supplemental contribution from the Company of 5%, after one year of service
  • If you contribute to the plan, you will eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match of what you invest, up to a 3% of compensation that you contribute, after just 90 days of service
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Other Work-life Services includes: Service Awards, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Scholarship Program, and Employee Assistance Program

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nu Mark. The companies' premium tobacco brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country's top premium wine producers and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. Altria's mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.

Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.