Production Operator
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co - Winston-Salem, NC

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While working under general supervision, the Production Operator operates high speed cigarette manufacturing and packaging machinery.

The Production Operator operates the equipment in a safe and efficient manner and is responsible for product quality, output, waste and regulatory compliance.


Operate, start, stop machine using appropriate control devices.
Diagnose machine problems, respond to fault lamp and message displays, and adjust machine accordingly.
Load materials, clear material jams and make minor machine adjustments.
Perform light machine maintenance.
Perform machine and area cleaning as described.
Perform visual quality checks.
Perform product quality tests using testing equipment.
Order materials, verify materials, verify production specifications, perform quality checks, monitor and respond to KPI data prompts, set up machine for various product styles and classify finished product through direct interaction with advanced Manufacturing Execution System and Document Management System computer applications.
Occasionally lift/position materials to 84 lbs.
Use ladder.
Perform procedures and work assignments in keeping with company policy, safety and Good Manufacturing Practice standards.
Communicate effectively with peers and management.

Perform other duties assigned by management

Position Qualification:
High School Diploma or equivalent

WorkKeys - Reading for Information @ Level 3
WorkKeys - Applied Mathematics @ Level 3
WorkKeys - Locating Information @ Level 3
WorkKeys - Observation @ Level 3 or Workplace Observation @ Level 2

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

Industrial Systems Technology - Machine Operator Certificate or Certificate in a related field or military equivalent. Three years' operator experience with high-speed manufacturing equipment.

$20.68 per hour

Targeted annual bonus

Comprehensive benefits

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

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