Manufacturing Communications Specialist

Altria Group, Inc. - Richmond, Virginia

8/10/2018 5:07:37 AM

We are currently seeking a highly qualified Communication Specialist to join our manufacturing optimization area. The individual in this position will implement factory communication processes and deliver workforce development products (org. size approx. 300 salaried & 1,800 hourly). This includes executing PM USA Manufacturing-wide internal employee communication and engagement activities.

Specific accountabilities include:

* Lead the delivery of PM USA Manufacturing communication products and workforce development events in alignment with annual game plan strategies
* Develop and maintain communications vehicles (face-to-face, print, electronic/web, closed circuit television for delivering PM USA Manufacturing-wide communication products
* Effectively manage projects and facilitate cross-factory teams in development of new communication infrastructure
* Developing and coaching of hourly project teams in alignment with annual communication and engagement campaigns
* Create and manage communication content in collaboration with department management and other Altria / ALCS functions
* Identify and manage relationships with internal and external service providers to integrate best practices into factory communication activities
* Managing and tracking budgets as appropriate

Specific Skills

Qualifications include:

* Experience with communications and staff development in a Manufacturing environment or equivalent relevant work experience. Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
* Capability to provide oversight and planning of communication and staff development events
* Superior interpersonal communications and ability to execute with a high level of energy and self-direction
* Comprehensive understanding of communication platforms and support infrastructure
* Other specific professional technical skills (photography, video/audio production, graphic design)

At Philip Morris USA, 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.

We are a Fortune 200 company, proud to call Richmond, Virginia our home. Our companies – which have been the undisputed market leaders in the U.S. tobacco industry for decades – include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal. We also own John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars, Nat Sherman, a super-premium cigarette and cigar business and Nu Mark, an innovation company which makes e-vapor products like Mark Ten.

​We complement our total tobacco platform with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of Chateau Ste. Michelle, and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev – the world's largest brewer.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your technical skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance package.


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.

Richmond, VA - Virginia

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