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 180 countries and is one of the most recognized brands in the world. Based in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Zippo has produced more than 600 million windproof lighters, each backed by an unparalleled lifetime guarantee. Zippo celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2022. 

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 Case Knives based in Bradford, PA and Northern Lights Candles in Wellsville, NY.

If you are interested in a career opportunity with this growing global company, contact us at

Career Opportunities

Are you interested in starting an amazing career with Zippo?  Please visit our job postings by clicking Zippo or one of our Zippo family of companies below.  

               Zippo logo with lighter background

Case Logo with knives in background

Northern Lights Candles logo with candles in background


Manufacturing Opportunities

**Exciting Opportunities!"

Zippo is currently seeking applicants for a variety of manufacturing positions on multiple shifts in our Bradford, PA facilities.  We have openings in our Buffing, Electroplating, Surface Imprint, Fuel Plant, and Butane departments. 

Zippo offers competitive wage and benefit plans, paid vacation, PTO (other paid time off), paid holidays and a family atmosphere.  

Are you interested in working in one of our manufacturing plants creating and shipping these quality products to customers around the world?  Applying is easier than ever as we are now hiring directly meaning no staffing agencies are involved.

If interested, click on the Zippo button above or send your letter of interest, resume, preferred department and/or shift assignment, and salary requirements to or the address below.

Zippo Manufacturing Company

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
33 Barbour Street
Bradford, PA 16701

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.


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.


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.


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 90 years ago.


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