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Reynolds American Supervisor Maintenance in Clarksville, Tennessee

Supervisor Maintenance

Reynolds American is evolving at pace - truly like no other organization.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!


SENIORITY LEVEL: Experienced non management level

FUNCTION: Operations

LOCATION: Clarksville, TN


Reports to

Lead Maintenance Manager

Number of Direct Reports


Core Relationships

Internal – Manufacturing

External - Venders

Geographic Scope


Travel Required



  • Accomplishes manufacturing results through alignment with company goals, objectives and strategies.

  • Communicates job expectations to a team of direct reports; plans, monitors, and appraises job results; coaches and counsels to help employees meet performance standards. Maintains a qualified staff by seeking opportunities to expand their knowledge and abilities.

  • Analyses data and makes recommendations to improve or maintain work flow; sets processing variables; observes control points and equipment; monitors personnel and resources; identifies and implements cost reductions; develops reporting procedures and systems; facilitates corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiates and cultivates a spirit of collaboration within and between departments

  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment with regard to regulatory guidelines while assisting team members in applying these principles to functional work.

  • Initiates the process of continuous improvement for functional group and assess opportunities for process change.

  • Analyses and develops supporting data to offer recommendations pertaining to raw material usage, inventory levels and effect on output efficiencies.

  • Support implementation of programs to ensure compliance with Company EHS polices, Company Safety Rules and regulatory requirements

  • Leads preventative maintenance of processes by troubleshooting equipment, machinery, facilities and systems. Conducts regular inspection tours of buildings, equipment, and systems.


  • Are you a leader of others?

  • How are your troubleshooting skills on manufacturing equipment, facilities and system failures?


  • Demonstrated track record of dedication in a manufacturing environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

  • Validated self-starter who generates new ideas and challenges the status quo.

  • Valid driver’s license and meets Company-driver requirements.

  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office Professional Suite and other system driven controls and data.

  • Good problem solving and decision making skills

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team

  • High School diploma or G.E.D required. Associate or Bachelor Degree in Management, Engineering or related field preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience leading people, mechanical maintenance or electrical maintenance, etc.


  • Experience leading production employees in a manufacturing setting.

  • Experience in a FDA regulated work environment.

  • Prior experience in tobacco, beverage or food industry preferred


At Reynolds American, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at REYNOLDS AMERICAN.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 British American Tobacco employees across more than 180 markets

  • Reynolds American certified as Great Place to Work

  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries

  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations

  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner

  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


Have you been on a career break for 18 months or longer? Are you ready to return to your career? If your answers to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you. Regardless of why you took a break, we value you for all the skills you can bring to the workforce. Reignite your career, work flexibly, be part of a dynamic team and upskill yourself with on-the-job training and development support.

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at Reynolds American.We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!


Benefit Information

The following is a general summary of the competitive compensation and benefit plans we offer:

  • Company vehicle for eligible employees

  • Cell phone allowance for eligible employees

  • 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

  • Company contributes an additional 3% to 401(k) whether employee participates or not

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drugs)

  • Health Savings Account start-up contribution for employees in the high deductible health plan

  • Flexible spending accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care allowing employee to use pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified expenses during the calendar year

  • Employee assistance program offering 8 free counseling sessions, per each issue, each calendar year for employees and/or their family members

  • Company paid life insurance of 1x annual base pay ($50,000 minimum)

  • Company paid accidental death or dismemberment coverage of 2x annual base pay ($50,000 minimum) through AD&D insurance

  • Voluntary insurances offered at group rates: employee and dependent life insurance, AD&D insurance, critical illness, accident coverage, disability buy-up, and auto & home insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement and student loan support

  • Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Confidential personal financial counselling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers at corporate, research and manufacturing locations

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities

  • Paid Leave:

  • Sick and Personal Time (exempt employees may be excused with pay for brief absences; non-exempt employees receive up to 6 days)

  • Vacation (levels Below Senior Director receive 15 pro-rated days during first year of service; Senior Director and Officers receive 25 pro-rated days during first year of service).

  • Holidays (Company recognized and two annual personal holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion)

  • Parental Leave/Reduced Work Schedule

  • Funeral Leave

  • Short-Term Disability Leave

  • Long-Term Disability Leave

  • Jury Duty Leave

  • Military Leave

  • Released Time for Children’s Education

  • Community Outreach Leave

  • Other paid leave benefits, as required by state or local law

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility, and creativity for motivated employees that welcome opportunities for growth. We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences, and talents to improve the company's potential for optimally achieving its business objectives!

Reynolds American Inc.and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com.