Associate Specialist QA

US Smokeless Tob Co LLC

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

8/23/2018 5:07:43 AM





We are currently seeking a highly qualified Associate Specialist QA to join our quality department in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of Quality System activities across all USSTC facilities to potentially include: Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) Program, Document Preparation and Control of Documents Programs, Preparation of Work Instructions, Review of Process Formulation/Analytical Data and Reporting Deviations to Management, Review of Batch Acceptance and Release Programs and Reporting Deviations to Management, Change Control Quality Activities, Execution of Verification and Validation Design and Reporting of Results, Audit Participation and Support. Specific accountabilities include:

* Provide project support for teams in the development of quality systems programs improvements - For example Work Instructions, Review Conformance to Formulas and Specifications, Review Conformance to Quality Systems Requirements.
* Lead individual and provide project support for Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) throughout the enterprise.
* Coordinate and execute the automated infrastructure for quality system programs for example IMEP, batch acceptance, records for manufacturing facilities, obtaining samples and gathering results from testing activities.
* Support improvements and/or corrective action items resulting from root cause analysis, effectiveness investigations and verification/validation studies.

Specific Skills

Minimum: Associates degree in Business, Statistics, or Science from a two year college and/or 5 years work experience within a manufacturing environment. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Business, Statistics, or Science or equivalent work experience. Experience in quality management and/or FDA GMP work experience.

* Some production, manufacturing and laboratory knowledge required.
* Strong problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, innovation and analytical thinking skills.
* Working knowledge of Quality Management System programs. Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of personnel and management throughout the assigned facilities.
* Travel required to all US Smokeless Tobacco facilities. Must be able to perform duties in a manufacturing environment (Lift equipment, work in a dusty environment, etc.) and in the general office area.

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. US 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.

At US Smokeless Tobacco Companies, 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 manufacturing 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.

Hopkinsville, KY - Kentucky


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