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

Zippo also owns Ronson Consumer Products Company, a 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. This year, Zippo celebrated its 85th anniversary. 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 COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Zippo Manufacturing Company is looking for an advertising agency account manager with at least 4 years’ experience managing accounts, to be their new Marketing Communications Manager for North America.

Zippo Marketing believes that there are certain skills and attitudes that are typically inherent in agency account managers that would do well here in the company’s global headquarters. The Marketing Communications Manager will support and direct Zippo’s communications efforts, public relations, product launches and consumer engagement.

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to the creation of marketing communications as well as manage creative partners. Must be able to interact with other marketing managers, sales managers, senior level executives, and independently represent marketing on cross-department teams.

Primary duties include:

  • Participate and lead in marketing strategy development.
  • Work with the marketing team on production and execution of collateral, public relations, digital communications, trade shows, and other forms of external communications.
  • Assist and guide product launches as well as track and respond to marketing metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization on content and delivery of marketing and communications initiatives.
  • Work with outside vendors, including advertising & PR agencies, freelancers, and digital shops.
  • Assist in copywriting for a wide range of tactics including executive presentations, press releases, newsletters, direct mail, promotions, and digital communications.
  • Assist in special projects as they come up.

The ideal fit will be:

  • An experienced ad agency account manager.
  • An excellent communicator verbally and in writing presentations. Will have the ability to provide objective and actionable input to various groups, both internally and to marketing services providers. Can manage expectations as well as effectively communicate to staff, stakeholders, and executive management.
  • A strategic planner who is analytical and can build strategies and tactics to achieve objectives. Will know how to write a position statement, a creative rationale, and understand the nature and importance of branding.
  • A creative thinker that can grasp rough concepts and translate them to a liner action plan.
  • Experienced with at least 4 years of handling substantive responsibilities in either a client or agency environment. Time on both client and agency sides-even better.
  • Open to domestic and international travel.

This is a special opportunity to join an iconic global brand as it prepares to launch new initiatives that will take it into new categories, new market, and a bright new future. The new Marketing Communications Manager will play a meaningful role in Zippo’s marketing objectives.

The 85+ year-old company is headquartered in northwest Pennsylvania in the picturesque Allegany Forest. With the combination of great company benefits, an excellent compensation package, attractive cost of housing, and amazing outdoor activities, the ideal candidate should be looking for not only a great job, but also a great quality of life.

Maybe it’s time to leave the unpredictable world of agencies and start working on a solid long term career with a great global company.

To apply for this great opportunity, submit letter of application and resume.  If submitting via email, please enter "Look no more" in the subject line. 

  


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.

 


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.