Manufacturing Electronic / Instrumentation Technician
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co - Winston-Salem, NC

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While working under general supervision, the Manufacturing Electronic/Instrumentation Technician performs corrective and preventive maintenance to electrical/electronic control systems essential to high-speed cigarette manufacturing and tobacco processing in an industrial production environment.

The Manufacturing Electronic/Instrumentation Technician makes electrical/electronic repairs in a safe and efficient manner and is responsible for machine health and overall equipment effectiveness.

Install, test, calibrate, repair, and modify various types of electrical/electronic controls for high speed cigarette manufacturing and tobacco processing equipment.
Support Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLC systems.
Support Profibus, ControlNet, and Ethernet data communication systems.
Guide productivity/technology projects.
Troubleshoot variable frequency and DC motor drive systems.
Install, calibrate and repair high speed camera quality control systems.
Work from various vendor provided schematics.
Use electronic diagnostic equipment common to the discipline.
Troubleshoot to determine root cause of equipment failure and perform corrective maintenance accordingly.
Operate industrial vehicles, use ladders and powered lifts to heights of 40 feet.
Perform procedures and work assignments in keeping with company policy, safety and Good Manufacturing Practice standards.
Effectively communicate with peers and management.
Perform other duties assigned by management.

Position Qualification:
A.A.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology or A.A.S. in Instrument and Control Automation Technology or A.A.S degree in a related field or military equivalent
WorkKeys - Reading for Information @ Level 5
WorkKeys - Applied Mathematics @ Level 6
WorkKeys - Locating Information @ Level 5
WorkKeys - Observation @ Level 6 or Workplace Observation @ Level 2
WorkKeys - Applied Technology @ Level 5
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: Three years' electronics experience with high-speed manufacturing equipment or process control systems. Compensation:
• $28.85 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 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions 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

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