Business Unit Leader at Altria (Richmond, VA)

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Do you have experience leading teams in a complex business environment? Do you enjoy developing people and leading a team to accomplish business goals? If so, then we have an opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking a highly qualified Business Unit Leader (Production Supervisors) to join us at our Manufacturing Center in Richmond, VA. You will lead teams in understanding and translating functional or business strategies into tactical implementation plans.

Job Description:• You are managing resources and staffing levels within the unit to meet production, compliance, team and project objectives or goals• You will determine and provide for team and individual development based on the needs of the business. You will develop and sustain problem solving, continuous improvement and decision-making skills• You will seek mentoring opportunities with teams and individuals for performance improvement, administering rewards, recognition, and consequences when appropriate• You'll develop and monitor key, meaningful measures with your team to link business unit performance to factory and manufacturing-wide objectives or strategy• You will coordinate production and planned activities of business unit with team members and support resources to meet established schedules and assure effective execution of work processes• You will develop and share meaningful information to support and focus problem solving and process improvement efforts of Work Teams in line with key measures, business goals, and critical initiatives

Specific Skills:• Associate's degree OR four (4) year state approved apprenticeship and at least three (3) years relevant leadership experience is required.• In lieu of the education requirement, a candidate can qualify with five (5) years' experience in a manufacturing or relevant leadership role.• Familiarity with principles / concepts of Quality Systems / Lean Principles within manufacturing• You have confirmed ability to effectively mentor and lead employees in a team-based environment• You have the ability to draw on knowledge and experience to resolve problems, identify needs, and apply logic / deductive reasoning to develop and implement lasting solutions• You possess a demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a changing environment. You can make decisions using independent judgment under time constraints with minimal direction when required• You are able to perform the duties within a manufacturing environment• You can build consensus for resource needs, problem solving and solutions with peers, subordinates and management through networks within and beyond the business unit or department
• You are open to working 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts

Company Overview

Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking™, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System®* and Marlboro HeatSticks®*, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria also owns equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. 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. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. *IQOS Devices and HeatSticks® are currently unavailable for sale in the United States.
More Information on Altria
Altria operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Richmond, VA, Richmond, VA and Richmond, VA. Altria was founded in 1919. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 15 open jobs at Altria, click here.
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