Electrical Engineer at Altria in Nashville , TN

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Electrical Engineer



US Smokeless Tob Co LLC

Job Description

Our U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to provide electrical engineering support/direction for the capital projects group.  This is a great opportunity to also lead the execution of capital projects in the manufacturing facilities of USSTC.  Grow your career with us in this pivotal role.

Specific accountabilities include:

  • Analyzing data and applying problem solving techniques to develop and implement improvements for methods, processes, products, systems, documentation and/or equipment.
  • Providing programming for both continuous improvement and troubleshooting of the following types of systems in a manufacturing environment: PLC (Rockwell/Allen-Bradley); HMI/SCADA (Wonderware, Rockwell Software, Microsoft .NET); Vision (Keyence, Cognex).
  • Providing on-shift troubleshooting and technical solutions for control and process system problems encountered during production runs, supporting areas such as packing, processing, utilities or facilities infrastructure.
  • Providing Electrical and Control Systems Engineering support to various clients - including but not limited to: Engineering, Information Systems, Maintenance, Quality and Manufacturing.


Specific Skills

Qualifications include:

  • 4 year undergraduate degree or professional engineering license; advanced degree and/or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical industrial work experience with process controls, PLC’s, and instrumentation.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to effectively participate in technical support teams to achieve optimal manufacturing efficiency.
  • Strong computer skills with experience programming numerous control system and general office software applications.
  • Working knowledge of primary processing, packing and finished goods in a manufacturing environment would be helpful.
At U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, 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. Come join the Altria Family of Companies.
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.

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. A unique work environment exists here. Ask anyone and you’ll get a wide variety of responses including great people, great pay and benefits and corporate and individual responsibility.  But, sooner or later you’ll hear everyone say something about the opportunities and challenges they are offered.  On the whole, we think it is a career experience that can’t be beat.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



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.






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