The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Product Development Engineer

Richmond, VA
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We are currently seeking a highly qualified Product Development Engineer to join our Smokeless Product Development team in Richmond, VA

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support in the design and development of Smokeless Tobacco products and/or processes. The candidate will participate on a project team to develop line extensions of Moist Smokeless Tobacco (MST) and/or to develop new novel forms of Smokeless Tobacco. The work involves working on a pilot scale process, traveling to US Smokeless Tobacco Company’s manufacturing facilities to conduct full scale factory trials and/or support FDA related projects

Specific accountabilities include:

• Developing new product concepts and/or line extensions for consumer evaluation
• Developing process and product specifications
• Developing the final product design and process requirements for Smokeless line extensions and new product concepts
• Conducting factory trials, and/or finalizing the process and product specifications of a Smokeless line extension or new product concept
• Completing regulatory requirements to meet FDA related work streams for Smokeless products

Qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science is required
• 1+ year of relevant experience
• This position requires use of smokeless tobacco products to assess the sensory characteristics; therefore it is open to current moist smokeless tobacco users only
• Experience in the areas of tobacco production, tobacco processing, or tobacco blending is preferred
• Experience working in a lab and pilot scale process environment preferred
• Consumer Packaged Goods industry experience is preferred
• Highly motivated, able to work autonomously and in a group setting to learn and apply new skills and technologies
• Able to travel (~25%) to support work related activities

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company whose mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products. Altria 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 Client Services’ role is to help Altria Group and its operating companies responsibly meet their business goals by providing the high quality services they require in a financially disciplined way. At Altria Client Services, 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 opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your product development skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing programs and, if qualified, a relocation assistance package

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


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering - Design
  • Mechanical Engineering - Pressure Vessels and Piping
  • Mechanical Engineering - Quality

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