Equipment Specialist

  • Cannabis Jobs
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • 10 Jan, 2021

Job Description

Are you seeking an opportunity to use your hands-on technical skills to diagnose and tackle real world problems in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? Then we have an opportunity for you! We are seeking an Equipment Specialist (Operations Support) to join our U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) team in Nashville, TN. You will be responsible for providing equipment and technical support to manufacturing operations, primarily in our Nashville production facility, assisting in optimization and training efforts, as well as serving as a technical resource for new solutions to meet our business objectives. Specific accountabilities include: • Apply specific mechanical and process knowledge to analyze and troubleshoot machinery problems in support of factory maintenance personnel. • Apply problem solving techniques to facilitate design improvements for methods, processes, products, systems, documentation, and/or equipment. • Assist in developing and recommending spare parts lists for machinery, technical alternatives, and design improvements. • Use specialized knowledge of machinery or process to improve the performance of maintenance personnel by providing formal and informal training, writing maintenance alerts, and developing specialized documentation. • Assist in the development and execution of test plans and evaluations. • Help prepare and maintain project schedules, estimates, and documentation. • Participate in technical meetings with OEM's to resolve problems or issues with machinery. • Work with approved contractors and vendors to procure and install equipment and/or sub-components for process improvement, equipment repair and/or replacement. • Perform all job functions and activities in a safe manner. Qualifications include: • Associates degree in a technical field preferred, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Manufacturing Maintenance, Engineering or Technical Support. • Strong familiarity with computer equipment and applications such as spreadsheets, databases, word processors, and computerized maintenance management systems. • Familiarity with common test, measurement and diagnostic equipment. • Able to bend, crawl and climb to inspect equipment. • Must be willing to work backshift and/or weekend schedule as needed. Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that leads the premier tobacco companies in the United States. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Altria Group holds diversified positions across tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. Our tobacco companies include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nat Sherman. We have 35 percent ownership of JUUL Labs, Inc., the nation’s leading e-vapor company. And we have an 80% interest in Helix Innovations, which manufactures and markets on!, an oral tobacco-derived nicotine pouch product. We complement our total tobacco business with our ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer. Altria’s significant stake in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, represents an exciting new global growth opportunity. At Altria, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. It’s only through diverse perspectives and insights that we will be able to take on the important challenges we will face to dramatically transform our business – and our industry. The work opportunities and experiences, combined with training, development, and advancement programs, allow our employees to achieve their full potential and deliver superior business results. We have the opportunity to make more progress on harm reduction in the next 10 years than we have in the past 50 years. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Requisition ID: 2021-3640 Name: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. External Company URL: http://www.altria.com/people-and-careers Telecommute: No Portal Display - Company Overview: Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that leads the premier tobacco companies in the United States. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Altria Group holds diversified positions across tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. Our tobacco companies include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nat Sherman. We have 35 percent ownership of JUUL Labs, Inc., the nation’s leading e-vapor company. And we have an 80% interest in Helix Innovations, which manufactures and markets on!, an oral tobacco-derived nicotine pouch product. We complement our total tobacco business with our ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer. Altria’s significant stake in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, represents an exciting new global growth opportunity. At Altria, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. It’s only through diverse perspectives and insights that we will be able to take on the important challenges we will face to dramatically transform our business – and our industry. The work opportunities and experiences, combined with training, development, and advancement programs, allow our employees to achieve their full potential and deliver superior business results. We have the opportunity to make more progress on harm reduction in the next 10 years than we have in the past 50 years. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer.