Control Room Specialist
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co - Winston-Salem, NC

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While working under general supervision, the Control Room Specialist operates the assigned tobacco processing production systems for the efficient manufacture of quality products.

The Control Room Specialist ensures tobacco is processed to meet specifications and quality standards by interpreting and responding to product changes and process fluctuations through direct interaction with advanced computer based process control systems.

Set up production lines for various production runs through direct interaction with advanced Manufacturing Execution System, GE iFIX, SAP, Document Control Management System and internal specification computer applications.
Monitor, analyze and make adjustments to a process control system through interpretation of temperature transmitters, moisture transmitters, fluid flow transmitters, density transmitters, and weight scales input data.
Troubleshoot process control systems to determine problem root cause and make necessary adjustments to processing equipment and/ or direct activities of appropriate electrical, mechanical and systems support groups as required.
Monitor product specification set points and respond to deviations.
Perform laboratory product testing using drying ovens and scales.
Interface with production planning personnel to maintain a functional schedule.
Start, operate and stop all assigned tobacco processing systems using appropriate control devices.
Inspect tobacco processing equipment to ensure proper operation in keeping with good manufacturing practices.
Calibrate processing scales and prepare tobacco processing equipment for operation.
Enter and analyze data using MS Office standard computer applications.
Operate Industrial vehicles, use ladders and powered lifts to heights of 40 feet.
Occasionally lift/position materials to 60 lbs.
Perform procedures and work assignments in keeping with company policy, safety and GMP standards.
Effectively communicate with peers and management.
Perform other duties assigned by management.

Position Qualification:
High School Diploma or equivalent
WorkKeys - Reading for Information @ Level 5
WorkKeys - Applied Mathematics @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Locating Information @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Workplace Observation @ Level 2 or Observation @ Level 4
Applicants will be required to supply WorkKeys Assessment scores.
(Applicants with one or more of the above listed WorkKeys scores should attach them along with their resume. Applicants without one or more of the above listed WorkKeys scores will be required to supply their scores later in the selection process.)
Basic skills in Microsoft Office computer applications
Willingness to work any shift
Must be 21 years of age or older
Preferred Additional Qualifications
A.A.S. in Instrumentation and Control Automation Technology, or A.A.S degree in a related process control field or military equivalent. Three years' experience with computer based process control systems.

• $28.37 per hour
• Targeted annual bonus
Benefits Information:
Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:
401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 75 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax contribution up to six percent
Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package
Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service
Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave
Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union
Extensive training opportunities