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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Production Operator in United States

Production Operator

Date: Apr 26, 2021

Location: US

Company: British American Tobacco

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!

REYNOLDS AMERICAN IS LOOKING FOR A PRODUCTION OPERATOR

SENIORITY LEVEL: Entry Level

FUNCTION: Operations

LOCATION: Winston Salem, NC, USA

ROLE SUMMARY

The Production Operator operates high speed cigarette manufacturing and packaging machinery and/or product packing equipment in a safe and efficient manner. The role is responsible for ensuring product quality, output, and waste standards.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 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 in work instructions.

  • Perform all quality checks and test as described in work instructions.

  • Order materials, verify materials and 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, and other computer applications as appropriate.

  • Perform procedures and work assignments in keeping with Company safety rules and all other policies and procedures.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL

Experience:

  • 2-5 years in a high speed industrial production environment.

Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required:

  • Three years’ operator experience with high-speed manufacturing equipment.

  • Work Keys assessment scores:

  • Applied Math 3,

  • Workplace Documents or Reading for Information 3,

  • Graphic Literacy 3,

  • Workplace Observation 2 (preferred).

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally lift/position materials to 84 lbs.

  • Able to use and climb ladders.

  • Standing, reaching, lifting, pulling, stooping, bending for up to 11.5 hours per day.

Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

BENEFICIAL

  • Industrial Systems Technology – Machine Operator Certificate Or

  • Certificate in a related field or military equivalent.

COMPENSATION/TARGETED BONUS

  • Competitive annual salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify

BENEFIT SUMMARY

We offer 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; Also Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule

  • Confidential personal financial counselling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • 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

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 reynoldsamerican_recruitment@bat.com .

About our organization:

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; Modoral Brands Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; Vuse Stores LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc.; RAI Services Company and Reynolds Marketing Services Company. This position is with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (2004). Job Number: 35975

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