Associate Production Operator

US Smokeless Tobacco Co

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

2/11/2020 7:57:46 AM


Engineering Manufacturing Manufacturing



U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s role is to responsibly manufacture and market USSTC smokeless brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way. We are currently seeking highly qualified Associate Production Operators to join our plant based in Hopkinsville, KY or Clarksville, TN.

You will be supporting high speed production operations, as well as ongoing efforts to embrace high performance work systems.

What will you be doing?

You are responsible for operating and maintaining specific equipment throughout the facility, including sanitation and housekeeping of production lines and equipment and maintaining the facility in accordance with company policies and procedures and/or production requirements.

• You are able to easily move about an industrial facility, including but not limited to, working in tight or confined spaces, working at higher elevations, climbing on machinery, working in a dusty environment; majority of shift will be spent cleaning in plant (walking, stooping, bending, climbing, operating lift equipment, forklift, clamp machine, etc.).
• You should be able to perform some lifting (usually not over 40 pounds).
• You will need to handle pressure associated with the need to maintain a facility which is dusty by nature in compliance with CC&S standards.
• You have the ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions.
• You can operate electric lift equipment, forklift and pallet truck.
• Previous manufacturing/factory experience is helpful.

What does your background and experience look like?

You will be expected to ensure the safe, continuous, effective and efficient operation of the assigned production or sanitation equipment:

• You must be at least 18 years of age, legally eligible to work in the U.S. and for USSTC, and be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays. You are also able to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift
• You have the ability to work as part of a team with other employees of all levels
• You can operate manufacturing equipment
• You are able to sanitize manufacturing equipment
• You have a strong dedication to safety
• You possess excellent problem solving skills
• You have strong written and oral communication skills
• You possess a high degree of initiative and conscientiousness
• We prefer previous production experience
• You are willing to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Hopkinsville, KY - Kentucky


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