Career FAQs

Q: How do I learn about job opportunities?
A: Snap-on's hiring process reflects how we do business – through a decentralized organization.  To find out about opportunities, check out our list of Current Openings.  Or contact us at, and we'll direct your inquiry to the right place.

Q: Is there a preferred way to apply for a job?
A: The best way to reach us is to send us a cover letter and a copy of your resume electronically. They should be directed to the address listed with the position description in Current Openings. You also can send your information via fax or U.S. mail. Don't forget to include the title and location of the position you're interested in.

Q: How long do you maintain resumes?
A: We typically keep resumes for one year.

Q: What are my opportunities for career advancements/transfers?
A: Snap-on encourages employees to continue developing their skills in ways that benefit them and the company. Promotions, transfers and special assignments are based on an employee's performance, as well as on his or her interests, background, skills and potential. Snap-on encourages employees to take an active role in their professional development. We support those efforts through education assistance, training programs and job postings.

Q: What characteristics do you look for in candidates?
A: These rank at the top: pride in one's work, integrity, reliability, a positive attitude, the ability to get along with others, and the desire to learn and improve.

Q: How do your benefits compare with those of other global manufacturers?
A: Snap-on offers its employees many attractive benefits, including health, dental, life, 401(k) and stock purchase programs. We also offer an excellent education assistance program, flextime in most of our locations, a business-casual dress code and a range of product discounts. An intangible benefit is working for a respected company with great global brand appeal.

Q: What is it like to work at Snap-on?
A: The culture here encourages good working relationships, innovation, customer focus and continuous improvement. It's a relationship-driven culture that's shaped by the way we sell to and serve our customers.

Q: Whom should I contact if I have questions about my application?
A: If you have a question specific to a posted position, please contact that business unit directly. If your question concerns overall opportunities or general information about Snap-on, send an e-mail to

Q: How can I reach the company?
A: By contacting Snap-on Incorporated, Attn: Corporate Human Resources, P.O. Box 1410, 2801 80th Street, Kenosha, WI 53141-1410. In the U.S., the general phone number is 262-656-5200.

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