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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Maintenance Technician II - Electrical (2nd Shift) in Oxford, North Carolina

Maintenance Technician II - Electrical (2nd Shift)

Date:Oct 12, 2019

Location:Oxford, NC, 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 Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company—the manufacturer of Natural American Spirit.

Job Summary:

This Maintenance Technician II--Electrical (2nd Shift) is responsible for ensuring that all electrical and electronic systems of buildings, equipment and instrumentation are maintained in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. The role is responsible for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and programming of PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and interface software. The role is further responsible for compliance of appropriate ISO procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and repairs all electrical and electronic devices and/or coordinates the maintenance and repair, thereof.

  • Facilitates the acquisition of quotations from outside vendors for electrical maintenance work.

  • Performs value analysis of quotes and service provided by outside vendors. Oversees work conducted by approved vendors.

  • Interacts and provides guidance to contractors that perform work on site.

  • Designs and assembles electrical control cabinets.

  • Programs, troubleshoots and repairs PLC’s, industrial control systems and electrical systems on production equipment and facilities to maximize production efficiency.

Job Requirements:


High School degree required; Associates degree in Industrial Electronics or certificate in related field or military equivalent preferred.


3-5 years’ experience programming and maintaining electronic and electrical systems in a manufacturing environment.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Siemens-S7, WinCC, Allen Bradley and Beckoff systems

  • Good troubleshooting abilities

  • Extensive computer skills (MS office, Microsoft Windows NT-XP)

  • Attention to detail

Required WorkKeys and Other Exams:

  • Applied Math Level 5

  • Workplace Documents Level 6

  • Graphic Literacy Level 4

  • Workplace Observation Level 3

  • Applied Technology Level 5

  • RJRT Electonics Exam

Preferred Skills:

ERP Systems (SAP, MES)

Physical Requirements:

Stand, bend, lift up to 75 lbs., working at heights

Regular attendance at work

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:Raleigh

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