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Senior Maintenance Mechanic - Clarksville


Clarksville, TN

Employer:  Altria
Category:  Manufacturing
Job Type:  Full Time



Are you highly qualified in mechanical maintenance and repairs, looking to drive quality and safety at a leading consumer packaged goods company? If so, then we have an opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Senior Maintenance Mechanic to join our Maintenance department with US Smokeless Tobacco in Clarksville, TN .

Your primary role will be to support Production Operations, Quality, Safety and CC&S. You will be responsible for maintaining operation and repairs of mechanical plant equipment, facilities and grounds across all shifts and locations.

Job Description
• Ensure 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.
• Use performance data to trend and identify continuous improvement opportunities in a manufacturing environment.
• Proficient in using welding, hydraulics, chains, belting, pneumatics, HVAC, PLC I/O devices and circuitry. You will use these skills to repair and maintain production equipment.
• Read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings. You can follow diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.
• Troubleshoot older machinery when no schematics are available.
• Use a computer database to detail all relevant maintenance work performed. (Work orders, requisition forms, PM task, etc.).
• Maintain an organized work area to ensure tools, parts, and materials are stored in a neat and orderly manner to improve efficiency. You will also maintain housekeeping expectations.
• Champion an environment that promotes a culture of safety, quality, CC&S, and regulatory compliance guided by procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Participate in team meetings, detailing actions, communicating opportunities and ongoing tasks.

Specific Skills:
• High School Diploma or GED and 5+ years mechanical experience with specific mechanical training and or certifications.
• You are encouraged to pursue continuing education classes during your working life to keep up with changes in the industry.
• Work independently, follow written and verbal instructions, and work cooperatively with other personnel.
• Extensive knowledge of strong team processes, engagement skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Intermediate digital literacy to include Microsoft Office programs.
• Mechanical experience in a regulated environment preferred.
• Skilled in troubleshooting and problem solving.
• Balance multiple priorities often with a short suspense and in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work at heights and close quarters, crawl under and over equipment, and lift up to 50 lbs.
• Regular and reliable on-site attendance is required

Company Overview

Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers 21+. Our tobacco 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. In combustibles, we own Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes and John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars. Our smoke-free portfolio includes ownership of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal, and Helix Innovations, the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches. Additionally, we have a majority-owned joint venture with JT Group, Horizon Innovations, for the U.S. marketing and commercialization of heated tobacco stick products. Through a separate agreement with Philip Morris International, we have the exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS* Tobacco Heating System® and Marlboro HeatSticks® through April 2024. Our equity investments include Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, the world's largest brewer and Cronos Group, a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing individuals with criminal records, including formerly incarcerated individuals and individuals with conviction records, a fair chance at employment. Learn more about Altria at www.altria.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
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