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Imperial Tobacco Canada Overview

Montreal, QC
201 to 500 employees
1908
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (CAD) per year
Imperial Tobacco Canada is part of a truly global organization operating in a diverse and highly competitive market. As the leading tobacco company in Canada, Imperial Tobacco Canada has been a contributor to the Canadian economy for over 100 years. We are committed to operating ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to satisfy adult consumers moments in tobacco and beyond and to compete successfully for market share in any segment we enter, by satisfying adult smoker preferences better than the competition.

Company Updates

  • We are proud to announce that Imperial Tobacco Canada has been recognized as one of Montréal’s Top Employers 2020 and Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates 2020! We are thrilled to be the first (and only!) tobacco company to be recognized by industry peers with this prestigious award.

    Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater Montréal that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

    Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same eight criteria as the national competition: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

    Everyone’s contribution in creating a positive work environment and great place to work is starting to make it’s way on the external market and we are extremely proud!

  • "Anyone who knows me will tell you that I need to stay busy. When I was younger, I worked for a cigarette wholesaler in Barrie, Ontario. I always liked the interaction with the account reps and that led me to apply and start as a Territory Manager in Red Deer, Alberta. After a while, I transferred to the Ontario trade before starting a new role as a Regional Deployment Coordinator. In this role, I take the marketing strategy and make it actionable in the region, as well as feed information back to the Head Office or my Regional Sales Manager on what’s going on in the region. If there are questions about a specific issue, I find the answers so we can build an action plan. There is never a dull moment in my job. It’s fast paced. It’s dynamic. I feel I can make a difference. I think the company is changing the game in the best possible way which makes it even more exciting!"

    #bringyourdifference

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Imperial Tobacco Canada – Why Work With Us?


Joining us means joining a truly global tobacco and Next Generation Products company. An ambitious, diverse, global business with more than 115 years of innovation behind us and an incredibly exciting future ahead.

You will be taking your place in a resilient, agile organisation that’s harnessing the best of science, innovation and technology. And offering tens of millions of consumers around the world more choices through an increasingly diverse portfolio that includes potentially reduced-risk products.

Most important, you will be part of the talent at the core of our business, delivering the results which drive its success. It’s about shaping our future with us. Working in an atmosphere that encourages you to question the status quo. To search for alternative approaches. To develop your skills and expertise to their full potential.

Find out just how far you can take your career here.

Recruiting talented people from a variety of backgrounds. People with different perspectives and approaches. And developing an open culture built on diversity and innovation, where their passion will ensure that they thrive. That’s how we’ve built some of the world’s leading tobacco brands. And how we’re transforming tobacco by revolutionising the next generation of tobacco and nicotine products.

Our people are global players. Entrepreneurial thinkers. Convention challengers. Collaborative risk takers who are fearless in transforming our business and our industry. And creating a more rewarding future for us, them, our consumers and society in general.

Our vision and values run through our global business. They bind us together. Making us collectively stronger. Guiding how we do things. And driving us forward.

We bring an enterprising spirit to all that we do. We give our people freedom through responsibility. Freedom to explore. Freedom to choose. Freedom to grow. And as a business, we’re open minded. Open to new challenges. New influences. New ideas. Most of all, our diversity brings us strength. Diverse thinking. Leading to alternative approaches. And different solutions. Through diversity, we cover more ground. Which ultimately enables us to deliver high-quality sustainable results.

OUR EMPLOYEES COME FROM MANY CULTURES AND BACKGROUNDS, AND OUR BUSINESS BENEFITS FROM THE BREADTH OF IDEAS AND EXPERIENCES THEY BRING.  

Having such a diversity of people who support each other’s success creates a unique mix. Our differences are balanced by a common view of our industry – we support personal choice and the freedom to choose – and that philosophy underpins how we drive our business strategy.

Being free to discuss and debate means we develop our business in exciting ways and give individuals a voice. Empowering teams creates fresh ideas and different experiences, keeping us sharp, innovative and ahead of the game.

Ready to transform an industry?

Prepare to join a truly international organisation. Where technology and innovation are reinventing a global industry. Where the incredible pace of change offers unique opportunities, and rewarding experiences. And where you can create a different, more exciting future.

Imperial Tobacco Canada Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Energetic company, exciting challenges, lots of opportunity to grow career locally or globally."

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    I have been working at Imperial Tobacco Canada full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced. Constantly evolving challenges. Part of a global network that allows exposure to different markets, cultures and business realities. Potential for global careers. Good emphasis on learning and development. Good balance between empowerment and structure. Good talent recognition. Great team culture and leaders that drive and motivate the organization.

    Cons

    Important to drive your own career and seek out opportunities. Self motivation and drive is key to succeed. Very fast paced - exciting for some, less for others.

    Advice to Management

    Recent emphasis on focus has decreased the time spent on peripheral activities/projects and enabled the amplification of our efforts in the areas that matter most.

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Imperial Tobacco Canada Photos

Imperial Tobacco Canada photo of: Celebrating graduation – a great accomplishment in our Global Graduates lives! #weareImperialTobaccoCanada #TransformingTobacco #sweetretreat
Imperial Tobacco Canada photo of: Montreal's Top Employers 2020
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Imperial Tobacco Canada Interviews

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    Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Imperial Tobacco Canada (Toronto, ON) in December 2019.

    Interview

    Pleasant phone interview from the HR team. The interviewer was very pleasant and asked questions pertaining to previous experience and spoke about the job expectations. It is best to read up about the company and its products before attending the interview.

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Imperial Tobacco Canada Awards & Accolades

  • Universum's Top 100 Most Attractive Employers, Universum, 2019

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