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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, eyewear, and lifestyle accessories; and a robust line of heat and flame products for outdoor enthusiasts.

Zippo owns W.R. Case and Sons Cutlery Company based in Bradford. Case is an American manufacturer of premium, hand-crafted knives that are passed down for generations.  Zippo celebrated its 85th anniversary in 2017. If you are interested in a career opportunity with this growing global company, contact us at employment@zippo.com


Career Opportunities

Are you interested in starting an amazing career?

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

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



MARKETING COPYWRITER

Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time hourly opportunity as a Marketing Copywriter.

The Marketing Copywriter will be responsible for supporting all marketing initiatives via:

  • Drafting copy for both internal and external communications initiatives
  • Copywriting for marketing projects content creation
  • Posting and monitoring for corporate social media platforms and Zippo websites
  • Assisting with the development and execution of communications for product releases, promotions, and special events.

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Generate content and text for internal and external corporate communications, including consumer and trade publications, Zippo websites, Zippo social media sites, corporate news releases, and communications for internal information centers.
  • Draft and copy-edit content for news releases, catalogs, presentations, advertisements, collateral, and all manner of internal and external communications.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and postings as needed.
  • Liaison and work closely with the entire marketing staff, sales, graphics/creative services, legal, new product development/product managers, and other departments as required by specific projects.
  • Write, proofread, and edit projects as assigned- Artistic and creative ability a must.
  • Knowledge and participation on past and current social media platforms necessary.
  • Perform related duties or special assignments as directed
  • Uphold company image of quality to promote customer satisfaction and retention.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications /Marketing /Journalism or at least two years of equivalent training
  • One or two years’ experience in relevant field
  • Any similar combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

PRODUCT MANAGER

Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried opportunity as a Product Manager.

The Product Manager will be responsible for working with the Senior Product Manager (SPM) and taking the vision, positioning, and portfolio strategies developed by Brand Managers, in order to create an Innovation plan to deliver on the objectives as well as improve existing products.

ADDITIONALLY THE PRODUCT MANAGER WILL:

  • Manage products from idea stage through development and initial production
  • Work closely with SPM, engineering, brand, global product managers, and sales to ensure products deliver on specific needs
  • Manage product timelines, regulatory analysis, and compliance for new products in both domestic and most foreign markets
  • Move projects through the Zippo Stage Gage and ISO-9001 development processes
  • Play a critical role in the diversification of Zippo product lines or brands under the SPM’s direction
  • Ensure product costs achieve objectives, timelines are adhered to, competitive analysis is robust, and cross functional teams are well managed

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

Business Growth Planning & Analysis

  • Work closely with SPM, brand managers, sales, engineering, operations, purchasing, legal, and creative internal departments, as well as outside agencies or suppliers to develop products and packaging that meet the brand’s objectives and standards.
  • Work closely with SPM and brand managers to develop product pipeline based on consumer and market insights.
  • Work closely with sales on opportunity projects, those involving special packs and merchandising devices to take advantage of short-term opportunities in specific accounts and channels.
  • Work with outside agencies and internal departments to ensure products comply with all country-specific regulatory standards. Also works with marketing and engineering to ensure any product performance claims are validated.
  • Develop and execute growth initiatives that deliver long-term objectives. Establish and track key metrics.
  • Evaluate competitive products and make recommendations related to Zippo’s current and new products.
  • Support other product managers domestically and globally as needed.
  • Participate in the annual catalog planning process for assigned product line(s).

Team Leadership

  • Lead cross-functional business team to achieve Stage Gate goal(s), financial objectives and develop contingency plans and responses to changing marketplace conditions.
  • Assist SPM in preparing Executive Gate Team presentations and help move projects through the Zippo Stage Gage and ISO-9001 development processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead and develop a collaborative results-oriented team environment.

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Provide assigned product line(s) specifications, features and benefits to SPM, internal Marketing team and outside partners and assist in ensuring appropriate tests are conducted to support marketing claims.
  • Implement and maintain established branding and packaging guidelines across a family of products. Assist in the packaging change process and planning, claims, warnings and product descriptions in collaboration with marketing and engineering.
  • Support product research strategy and sales analysis through use of both internal and external resources.
  • Perform domestic and international market assessment to analyze competition and competitive claims as needed.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, industrial design, engineering, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in product marketing, brand or product management
  • Experience with lighters, fuels and accessories, outdoor products, or men’s accessories a plus
  • Adaptability, resilience, flexibility, fast-paced /sense of urgency, and a high level of multitasking ability required
  • Ability to handle pressure of deadlines, multiple projects and financial performance expectations
  • Demonstrated Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required, including Project and SharePoint 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft AX operating system, Adobe Photoshop or planogram software a plus

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST

Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried opportunity as a Social Media Strategist.

The Social Media Strategist will be responsible for supporting all marketing initiatives via:

  • Content creation, copywriting, posting, and monitoring for corporate social media platforms and Zippo websites.
  • Assisting with management of social media advertising, including ad creation, targeting, budgeting, tracking, and reporting.
  • Managing the day-to-day interaction on various platforms.
  • Ensuring global social marketing activities are aligned with corporate goals and identity.
  • Contributing to the development and execution of communications for product releases, promotions, and special events.

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Executes existing and proposes new strategies for all brand social media channels, including usage guidelines, message mix, scheduling/volume, and the role of each channel in overall marketing strategies.
  • Collaborates with Sales, Marketing, Licensing, Legal, Consumer Relations, and other stakeholders on program implementation and execution, ensuring alignment with and support of overall marketing efforts.
  • Monitors ongoing evolution of all social media sites and proposes strategies and features as appropriate.
  • Creates content and text for internal and external corporate communications, including consumer and trade publications, Zippo websites, Zippo social media sites, and communications for internal information centers.
  • Monitors Zippo-related posts and commentary across all key social channels on a daily basis; produces and distributes meaningful, actionable analysis on key conversation topics, volume, and sentiment for management review.
  • Conducts ad hoc analysis of social channels in response to perceived product problems and safety concerns, crisis situations, intellectual property issues, and other trends impacting brand image and consumer opinions. Provides insight and recommendations on overall communications strategies to management.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and provides actionable reporting on key metrics for all existing social media channels.
  • Assists in creation and optimization of social media advertising for domestic, global, and geo-targeted campaigns.
  • Ensures all content released adheres to guidelines developed for social media conduct.
  • Monitors best practices for measuring the impact of social media campaigns. Reviews, analyzes, and reports on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
  • Evaluates publishing tools, emerging technology, and trends relevant to social media.
  • Maintains awareness of both local and global news and events to ensure planned content is appropriate.
  • Perform related duties or special assignments as directed.
  • Uphold company image of quality to promote customer satisfaction and retention.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications /Marketing /Journalism or at least two years of equivalent training
  • One or two years’ experience in relevant field
  • Any similar combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Hootsuite a plus
  • Social media knowledge – participation on or demonstrated understanding of current social media platforms
  • Creativity – artistic ability and imaginative and original thinking

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried opportunity as a Electrical Engineer.

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for developing and improving processes and products, as well as designing, developing, and maintaining electrical and control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on cost, safety, reliability, quality, and sustainability.

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Developing and managing small to medium size projects from concept to completion and maintaining control of project expenditures to avoid cost and schedule overruns at the direction of the department supervisor, as well as preparing budgets and timelines and assembling meetings on assigned projects.
  • Making recommendations on capital budget projects and research projects.
  • Formulating corrective action reports based on testing and research projects.
  • Formulating corrective action reports based on testing and research, recommending design and / or process changes and implementing design or process changes as approved.
  • Designing, implementing, maintaining, and improving electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, and systems.
  • Operating computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks. Developing spreadsheets, chart tables, and graphs to support reports written.
  • Directing and coordinating manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes and Zippo requirements.
  • Performing detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, instillation standards and specifications.
  • Inspecting completed installations and observing operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Maintaining contact and working relations with outside suppliers on projects as assigned.
  • Assisting with training and instructing Associate Engineers and Technicians as directed by the Department Supervisor.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent business related experience
  • 5 years’ experience with electrical control and power systems including:
    • Electrical troubleshooting (< 600 volts)
    • Rockwell PLC’s, HMIs, and Drives
    • Instrumentation, Electronics, and Sensors
    • Vision Systems
    • Robotics/Material Handling Systems
  • Any similar combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of AX Operating system and AutoCad Electrical a plus

                  PARALEGAL

                  Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time office hourly opportunity as a Paralegal.

                  Under the direction of the Senior Paralegal, the Paralegal will provide professional legal support services, contract facilitation and management, legal research, drafting of legal and business communications, and providing general support services to attorneys.

                  PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

                  • Coordinate and manage Company contracts.
                  • Conduct legal research and analysis.
                  • Create reports and/or presentations.
                  • Assist drafting and maintaining corporate governance documents.
                  • Assemble, revise, and manage contracts using templates and other guides.
                  • Organize and maintain documents in filing systems.
                  • Draft correspondence, memoranda, and legal documents.
                  • Process administrative documents such as expense reports, approval forms, filings, etc.
                  • Act as liaison between Company employees and General Counsel and Associate General Counsel.

                  THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

                  • Bachelor’s Degree
                  • 2-4 years of relevant legal experience in a corporate setting or law firm
                  • Any similar combination of education and experience
                  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and basic technological skills required to operate new software systems, including a document management system and docketing system.

                                DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (DAM) LIBRARIAN

                                This position will oversee all aspects of managing our global digital asset management system.  This includes migrating a collection of more than 40,000 assets, consisting of photography and other collateral to an updated system and performing subsequent maintenance on the collection. 

                                The DAM Librarian will manage the delivery of services related to the DAM system, and support DAM users in uploading assets to the DAM, searching and retrieving existing assets on the DAM, and delivering reports on DAM usage.

                                RESPONSIBILITIES:

                                • Manage the life-cycle of all digital assets for the Zippo brands.
                                • Develop a unified metadata strategy and architecture, establish best practices for the creation and management of metadata that are rigorous and scalable, allowing users to quickly search and discover marketing assets.
                                • Create workflows for ingestion, storage, and delivery of assets to DAM system users, all the while looking for efficiencies in these processes.
                                • Responsible for the development, day-to-day operation, and maintenance of the DAM system.
                                • Coordinate and oversee the migration of legacy content.
                                • Identify assets set to expire and take appropriate action.
                                • Manage licensing and copyright requirements.
                                • Audit assets for accurate naming and metadata.
                                • Act as point of contact with the external vendor to maintain DAMS stability and accomplish necessary systems back-ups, customization, integration, hardware/software upgrades, troubleshooting, as well as long-term planning and program development
                                • Manage user groups, assign individuals to groups, and perform user audits.
                                • Create written metadata policies and maintain procedures using best practices and industry standards. Provide strong leadership to implement new metadata practices.
                                • Create all documentation and training materials
                                • Provide onboarding training and support key personnel in search and retrieval processes of the DAM system for their respective brands and/or accounts.
                                • Act as the point of contact for all users for troubleshooting, digital asset management best-practices, and system improvements and support.
                                • Acquire and maintain up-to-date knowledge on digital asset archiving in order to assist in researching and implementing new processes and systems.
                                • Perform related duties or special assignments as directed.

                                AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

                                • Must be proficient with databases, especially a DAM system.
                                • Experience with building taxonomies, metadata and cataloging.
                                • Rights management experience, including understanding model usage restrictions, timing, and distribution.
                                • Teamwork Skills—coordination, communication and customer service skills.
                                • Excellent Interpersonal Skills—the individual exhibits care and concern for consumer issues, maintains confidentiality, exhibits tact and diplomacy, understands and practices ethical behavior, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
                                • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans their work activities and uses time efficiently.
                                • Ability to assess, prioritize and troubleshoot problems.
                                • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
                                • Written Communication—the individual edits his or her work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
                                • Experience collaborating and communicating with diverse stakeholders (Creative, Product Management, Marketing, Legal, PR, and Sales).
                                • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
                                • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
                                • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
                                • Accuracy—the individual must possess attention to detail and excellence in grammar and spelling.
                                • Able to work with minimal supervision.
                                • Ability to work proficiently in a high-volume production environment.
                                • Understand and promote best practices, department processes, and adhere to procedures.

                                PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

                                • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience
                                • 2-3 years of cataloging or metadata creation experience and experience using a digital asset management system
                                • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
                                • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
                                • Working knowledge of PC and Mac operating systems

                                                ASSOCIATE BRAND MANAGER

                                                Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full time salaried opportunity as an Associate Brand Manager-responsible for in-depth business analysis relating to market place and target consumer groups, and assisting in the development and execution of comprehensive marketing plans to develop sales, build brand equity, and increase awareness of Zippo’s growing product line world-wide.  This position works with Zippo sales, marketing, and innovation staff, agencies and customers, to address business challenges through above and below the line strategic marketing initiatives.

                                                PRIMARY DUTIES:

                                                • Works in coordination with the Senior Brand Manager to manage assigned category of business.
                                                • Assist Senior Brand Manager in execution of marketing plans.
                                                • Analysis of product category sales and financials.
                                                • Track spending of marketing budget.
                                                • Collaborate with global subsidiaries to address needs and market feedback.
                                                • Prepare marketing reports and tracks product performance.
                                                • Execute new product launches, marketing strategies, and present research findings.
                                                • Assist in developing promotional programs to grow sales and build brand equity.
                                                • Participate in supporting management in efforts to develop, manage, and measure global, consumer-facing communications initiatives that meet established objectives.
                                                • Assist in developing and prioritizing global marketing agency action plans and overseeing the successful implementation of their activities.
                                                • Assist in developing corporate partnerships and sponsorships as well as with the execution of consumer promotions plans.
                                                • Coordinate the implementation of processes to strengthen communication, improve efficiencies, and increase morale between Marketing and other departments.
                                                • Provide analysis in support of strategy development.  Execute day-to-day responsibilities against business priorities that best align with the strategy.
                                                • Understand consumer and shopper insights that drive segment priorities.  Conduct analysis and make conclusions/recommendations to support business initiatives and priorities.
                                                • Provide analytical support.
                                                • Some travel, including international, is required (less than 10%).

                                                THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

                                                • Bachelor’s degree in marketing/business or related (or equivalent); MBA preferred
                                                • 3-5 years of marketing experience (1-2 with MBA)
                                                • Similar consumer product marketing experience in trend driven lifestyle or outdoor consumer products company
                                                • Strong project management skills
                                                • Results-oriented attitude
                                                • Analytical ability
                                                • Ability to handle a high volume of work while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
                                                • Global mindset
                                                • Cross-functional project team experience
                                                • Ability to influence others
                                                • Demonstrated Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

                                                GRAPHIC DESIGNER

                                                Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for an hourly full-time opportunity as a Graphic Designer, responsible for creating materials to promote the Zippo Brand and its subsidiaries in the global marketplace.

                                                PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:

                                                • Creating design solutions for various forms of collateral including catalogs, ads, packaging, signage, digital, and more.
                                                • Working with internal departments to create a variety of artwork that graphically fulfills requests by applying brand style guidelines, typography, composition, and layout elements to multiple collateral types.
                                                • Working as a team with photographers and other marketing staff members, to create assets as needed for use across multiple channels.
                                                • Assuring deadlines and schedules are met.
                                                • Reviewing and editing proofs/analyzing own finished artwork for accuracy.
                                                • Performing related additional duties or special assignments as directed.

                                                THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

                                                • Associate’s degree in Graphic Design AND 3 or more years of experience OR a similar combination of education and experience.
                                                • Skillful use of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop.
                                                • Experience with Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite.
                                                • Strong design and artistic skills, with great page-layout skills.
                                                • Advanced image-manipulation skills, including color correcting.
                                                • Creative problem solving skills and adaptability.
                                                • Ability to work efficiently in a high-volume production environment.
                                                • Strong communication skills.
                                                • Keen attention to detail.
                                                • Thorough knowledge of the four-color printing process, including file preflight.
                                                • Familiarity with Zippo Brand and subsidiaries.
                                                • General knowledge of corporate branding guideline adherence.
                                                • Familiarity with digital asset and project management systems are a plus.

                                                *To be considered for this position, please submit link to online portfolio or PDF of portfolio samples along with resume.


                                                PRODUCT ENGINEER

                                                Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried opportunity as a Product Engineer - responsible for designing and improving quality products that are safe, efficient, and marketable.

                                                DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES CAN INCLUDE:

                                                • Initiation and implementation of design changes that improve quality, manufacturability, and reduce costs.
                                                • Coordination of the development of new products.
                                                • Implementation of manufacturing and assembly processes.
                                                • Development of product specifications and testing procedures for new and existing products.
                                                • Preparing and managing project timelines and supplier contracts.
                                                • Working with sales and engineering staff to prepare proposals for new projects.
                                                • Providing engineering support based on knowledge and understanding of product designs.
                                                • Tracking production issues, and conducting fault isolation and failure analysis.
                                                • Making professional recommendations to the Quality department in order to correct potential quality issues.
                                                • Communicating technical product information to management.

                                                THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

                                                • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
                                                • 5 years’ experience in a product development, manufacturing, and/or technical environment.
                                                • Advanced understanding of manufacturing processes and common procedures.
                                                • Demonstrated Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
                                                • In depth knowledge of 3D CAD software


                                                  STAFF ACCOUNTANT

                                                  Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried opportunity as a Staff Accountant.

                                                  This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing business processes and transactions to assure all financial matters: statements, reports, and transactions are properly stated and submitted in a timely manner to business management.

                                                  DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES CAN INCLUDE:

                                                  • Corporate Consolidations – load and tie-out monthly subsidiary consolidation models including intercompany eliminations and multiple currency translations.
                                                  • Financial reporting – monthly financial statement creation, independently create consolidated and individual subsidiary financial statements and supporting reports. Share in monthly financial statement review and analysis. Directly responsible for Mfg/SG&A analysis and reporting. Assist with subsidiary financial narratives. Maintain assigned general ledger account reconciliations.
                                                  • Assist with external Audit coordination – maintain cash receipt/disbursement and inventory. Assist with coordinating and maintaining audit schedules.
                                                  • Activity Based Cost/Management – member of ABC/M team, focusing on SG&A Costs. Responsible for maintaining associated ABC models and ensuring timely completion of related ABC/M profitability reports and analysis.
                                                  • Assist in performing daily banking activities.
                                                  • Capital Asset expenditure ROI analysis, tracking and calculation of depreciation/amortization.
                                                  • Gainshare monthly and weekly calculations.
                                                  • Perform any other duties, related in nature, which may be assigned.

                                                  THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

                                                  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
                                                  • MBA or Masters in Accounting preferred
                                                  • CPA/CMA not required, but preferred
                                                  • Strong Financial Accounting rule skills
                                                  • Demonstrated Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

                                                   


                                                  PROGRAMMER ANALYST

                                                  Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking a qualified Programmer Analyst for a full-time, salaried opportunity in their Information Technology department.

                                                  JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                  The Programmer Analyst will provide 2nd tier support of software systems, analyze business requirements, and provide new solutions or enhancements to existing applications.  The candidate will be a member of the Applications Group providing project and end-user support.  The Programmer Analyst will report to the Information Systems Manager and will be responsible for the following:

                                                  • Participating as an active team member in all assigned projects and support tickets.
                                                  • Consulting with project managers, stakeholders, and vendors to define program intent, identify problems, and implement change requests.
                                                  • Troubleshooting and resolving application issues in a timely manner.
                                                  • Providing analysis and enhancements to existing applications.
                                                  • Independently design program specifications, write code, and test software.
                                                  • Implement and maintain complex queries, stored procedures, and databases.
                                                  • All other assigned duties.

                                                  JOB REQUIREMENTS

                                                  • Necessary

                                                    • Programming:
                                                      • 7-10 years in the manufacturing sector.
                                                      • 7-10 years with the Microsoft .NET Framework.
                                                      • 7-10 years writing performant queries in Microsoft SQL Server.
                                                      • Experience in all phases of the SDLC.
                                                      • Experience using VCS in a distributed environment.
                                                    • Business analysis:
                                                      • Must be able to conduct requirements gathering and perform functional analysis.
                                                    • Project Management:
                                                      • Must be able to create project estimates and prioritize tasks.
                                                      • Must be able to take a lead programming role.
                                                    • Self-starter.
                                                      • Must be able to work independently, anticipate learning needs, and react accordingly.

                                                    Preferred

                                                    • Programming:
                                                      • 5-10 years with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
                                                      • Experience implementing design and architecture patterns.
                                                      • Experience using SCM tools and techniques.
                                                      • Experience using TFS in a distributed environment.
                                                      

                                                    Our Company

                                                    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 a competitive salary and a wide range of employee benefits.