Sr Maintenance Mechanic

US Smokeless Tob Co LLC

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

8/16/2018 3:57:09 PM





We are currently seeking a highly qualified Senior Maintenance Mechanic to join our maintenance department in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
The successful candidate primary role will be to support Production Operations, Quality, Safety and CC&S by maintaining operation and repairs of mechanical plant equipment, facilities and grounds across all shifts and locations. Specific accountabilities include:
•Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines.
•Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components (mechanical and electrical), using test equipment and hand tools to determine root cause of a breakdown and to correct the problem.
•Utilizes performance data to trend and identify continuous improvement opportunities in a manufacturing environment.
•Proficient in welding, hydraulics, chains, belting, pneumatics, HVAC, boilers, PLC I/O devices and circuitry, etc. to repair and maintain production equipment.
•Read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings, follow diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
•Troubleshoot older machinery when no schematics are available.
•Utilizes computer database to document all relevant maintenance work performed. (Work orders, requisition forms, PM task, etc.).
•Maintains an organized work area to ensure tools, parts, materials, etc. are stored in a neat and orderly manner to enhance working efficiency and in accordance with housekeeping expectations.
•Fosters an environment that promotes and adheres to a culture of safety, quality, CC&S, and regulatory compliance guided by procedures, rules, and regulations.
•Fosters a team environment by participating in team meetings, documenting actions, and communicating opportunities and ongoing tasks.

Specific Skills

•High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 3-5 years mechanical experience with specific mechanical training and or certifications.
•Expected to pursue continuing education classes during their working life to keep up with changes in the industry.
•Able to work independently, follow written and verbal instructions, and work cooperatively with other personnel.
•Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of strong team processes, engagement skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Intermediate computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs.
•Mechanical experience in a regulated environment preferred.
•Skilled in troubleshooting and problem solving.
•Must be able to work in a manufacturing setting across different shifts. Must be able to handle multiple priorities often with short deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work at heights and close quarters, crawl under and over equipment, and lift up to 50 lbs.
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.
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 - includes 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 Middletonn, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars, Nat Sherman, a super-premium cigarette and cigar business and NuMark, an innovation company which makes e-vapor products like Mark Ten.
In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your maintenance 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.


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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