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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Maintenance Technician II (Electrician) - ASC - General Facility - (2nd Shift) in Memphis, Tennessee

Maintenance Technician II (Electrician) - ASC - General Facility - (2nd Shift)

Date:Dec 2, 2019

Location:Memphis, TN, US


Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.

At the RAI companies you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.

This position is within American Snuff Company—the nation’s second- largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products. Its leading brands are Grizzly and Kodiak.

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician II performs safe, efficient and cost effective maintenance services, including mechanical repairs when required, on all production and facility electronic control and electrical systems.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintains and repairs all electrical and electronic devices associated with equipment, machinery or facility structure.

Designs and assembles electrical control cabinets.

Program, troubleshoot and repair all electronic controls and industrial control systems on production equipment and facilities.

Interacts and provides guidance to management, in determining the best engineered solutions for efficient production of high quality products.

Provide 80% mechanical work and 20% electrical work during normal operations.

Job Requirements:


High School Diploma and minimum of 5 years industrial electronic experience;


Associate Degree in Electronics or completed two years toward an engineering degree at an accredited university.

Work Keys Assessments:

Applied Math at Level 5; Workplace Documents or Reading for Information at Level 6; Graphic Literacy at Level 4; Workplace Observaton at Level 3; and Applied Technology at Level 5


Prefer 3 years industrial electronic experience in maintaining electronic and electrical systems in a manufacturing environment.

Required Skills:

Extensive knowledge of PLC systems. (Specifically Allen Bradley)

Good troubleshooting abilities.

Excellent computer skills.

Strong mechanical and mathematical aptitude.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Attention to detail, proactivity and effective follow-through.

Preferred Skills:

Experience with tobacco packaging and processing equipment.

Knowledge of and experience with SAP.

Industrial Vehicle Operation experience.

Experience using Computerized Maintenance Management System.

Physical Requirements:

Walking, climbing, stooping, reaching, lifting up to 100 pounds, and working at heights to 35 feet.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The Company reserves the right to change or modify job descriptions and employee job duties. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-relatedduties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

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

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • 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

  • Extensive training opportunities


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

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.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com

Nearest Major Market:Memphis

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