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Careers

Are you looking for a high profile career with the advantages of a small town living? Come work for one of the most recognizable brands in the world; enjoy the benefits of short lines, zero traffic, and incredible local culture. Nestled in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains, Zippo Manufacturing Company is a family owned company with a BIG attitude!

Zippo markets in more than 160 countries and is one of the most recognized brands in the world. Based in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Zippo has produced more than 550 million windproof lighters, each backed by an unparalleled lifetime guarantee. Zippo’s diverse product line includes lighter accessories; butane candle lighters; fragrance, and lifestyle accessories for men; and a robust line of heat and flame products for outdoor enthusiasts. Zippo also owns the Ronson brand of lighters and fuel and W.R. Case and Sons Cutlery Company, both based in Bradford. Case is an American manufacturer of premium, hand-crafted knives that are passed down for generations. Just a few years ago, Zippo celebrated its 80th anniversary. If you are interested in a career opportunity with this growing global company, contact us at employment@zippo.com


Career Opportunities

Senior Staff Accountant

Zippo is currently seeking a qualified applicant for a full time salaried opportunity in our Finance Department for a Senior Staff Accountant. Responsibilities include general accounting duties with a focus on budgets, customer and product profitability and financials both domestic and foreign. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, MBA/CPA/CMA preferred with 7-10 years financial statement analysis experience. Supervisory experience required. Other requirements include strong expertise in general accounting, written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills.

Zippo offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements and GPA’s for all degrees and majors to Zippo Manufacturing Company, Director of Human Resources, 33 Barbour Street, Bradford, PA 16701 or email to: employment@zippo.com. Deadline for responses is June 30, 2016.


Quality Assurance Manager

Zippo is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Quality Assurance Manager. Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, this role provides leadership and technical guidance to the plant staff in the development, implementation, training, sustainment, and improvement of the quality system and methods to ensure that Zippo products are defect free. The candidate will ensure effective quality procedures are in place, establish and implement quality goals and objectives, establish and maintain key performance indicators for tracking and improving quality performance, and assume direct responsibility for internal ISO audits, incoming inspections, calibrations, quality-related training, and non-conforming materials. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, and be proficient in Microsoft Office and in the use of ERP manufacturing systems.

A bachelor’s degree in engineering, quality, manufacturing or related field is required as well as five years of experience leading quality functions in a manufacturing environment.


Engineers

Zippo is seeking engineering professionals. Candidates must have at least five to ten years of experience in providing engineering services and support to manufacturing operations; demonstrated experience with directing supporting resources; able to develop, source, implement, and maintain manufacturing technologies for automated assembly equipment, fabrication tooling, and machines for forming, bonding, machining, finishing, and decoration processes; and experience at a high level of expertise with the use of CAD technologies. Previous work experiences with integrated automated inspection technologies, various assembly processes and lean/continuous improvement methods are considered a plus.

A bachelor’s degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering is required.


Interested in starting an amazing career?

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please submit letter of application, resume, and salary requirements to:

Zippo Manufacturing Co.,
Human Resources
33 Barbour Street
Bradford, PA 16701
or email employment@zippo.com



Our Strengths

We are a company with a superior reputation worldwide, unparalleled customer service, deep-rooted loyalty to our employees and consumers, and a profound commitment to renewable resources long before being “green” was in.

Our People

We value and appreciate our employees and are committed to treating everyone with fairness and respect. Our goal is to create an environment that draws upon the strengths and differences of each individual to bring fresh and innovative ideas to life. Talented professionals are the key to our success. We need experienced leaders who consistently embrace change while generating enthusiasm and challenging others to high performance. Hard work, knowledge, and commitment are rewarded. Our benefits, compensation, and development programs are designed to attract and retain the most talented workforce in the industry.


Diversity

Zippo Manufacturing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Traditional Values

Zippo is a family-owned company instilled with traditional values. Our mission to “build your product with integrity, stand behind it 100% and success will follow” is as true today as it was more than 80 years ago.


Compensation

Zippo offers competitive salary and a wide range of employee benefits.

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