Run and Repair Production Mechanical Specialist
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co 50 reviews - Winston-Salem, NC

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While working under general supervision, the Run and Repair Production Mechanical Specialist operates equipment and performs corrective and preventive maintenance on high speed cigarette manufacturing and packaging machinery.

The Run and Repair Production Mechanical Specialist operates the equipment in a safe and efficient manner and is responsible for product quality, output, waste and regulatory compliance. Makes mechanical repairs and adjustments to the equipment in a safe and efficient manner and is responsible for product quality, output, waste, regulatory compliance, machine health and overall equipment effectiveness.

Diagnose machine problems and perform corrective maintenance accordingly.
Perform preventive maintenance.
Make standard practice adjustments, timings, settings, alignments, and replacement of parts.
Install and commission manufacturing and packaging equipment.
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 machine adjustments.
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 , order parts, enter work history, create machine repair records, monitor and respond to KPI data prompts, set up machine for various products through direct interaction with advanced Manufacturing Execution System, Computerized Maintenance Management System, Parts Ordering System and Document Management System computer applications.
Occasionally lift/position materials to 97 lbs.
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:
High school diploma or equivalent
Industrial Systems Technology - Machine Operator Certificate or certificate in a related field or military equivalent
WorkKeys - Reading for Information @ Level 3
WorkKeys - Applied Mathematics @ Level 3
WorkKeys - Locating Information @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Observation @ Level 5 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 - A.A.S or Mechanical Engineering Technology - A.A.S. or A.A.S degree in a related field or military equivalent. Three years' mechanical experience with high-speed manufacturing equipment.

• $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 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

About this company
50 reviews
"Hot" does not begin to describe Reynolds American Inc. (RAI). The holding company holds the #2 spot among US makers of cigarettes...