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Production Operators (2nd and 3rd shift)

Job Description

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' brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, MarkTen and VERVE. 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. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company's role is to responsibly manufacture and market USSTC brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way, and to provide manufacturing services to PM USA and NuMark for their smokeless products. We are currently seeking highly qualified production operators to join our plant located in Nashville, TN. The Nashville, TN facility is planning to hire manufacturing positions to support high speed production operations, as well as ongoing efforts to adopt high performance work systems. These manufacturing positions are primarily responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of equipment and surrounding work areas. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age, legally eligible to work in the U.S. and for USSTC, and must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays. Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete 120 probationary days of employment. Previous manufacturing/factory experience is preferred. The initial wage for these positions is $15.79 per hour plus shift premiums. At US Smokeless Tobacco Co., we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement. In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your production operator skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary and comprehensive health and dental insurance.

Specific Skills

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure the safe, continuous, effective and efficient operation of the assigned production or sanitation equipment. Specific accountabilities and qualifications may include:
  • Ability to work in a team based environment with other employees of all levels
  • Ability to operate manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to sanitize manufacturing equipment
  • Strong safety commitment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High degree of initiative and conscientiousness
  • Previous production experience preferred


  • Note*

    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. Function Operations City Nashville State Tennessee