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Maintenance Technician I - ASC - Administration & Management - OH - 2nd Shift

Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: Clarksville, TN, US

Company: RAI

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:

Maintenance Technicians conducts preventive maintenance and equipment/facility repair maintenance, both

mechanical and electrical, to ensure production of high-quality tobacco semi-finished products.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Accurately follow detailed work instructions for processes, preventive maintenance, repairs, and safety.

Safely and effectively operate industrial forklifts, manlifts, and two-ton truck.


Production Machinery

Strive to keep equipment in the facility operating correctly.

Trouble-shoot and repair plant/production electrical equipment by use of volt/ohm meter and maintain

equipment/facility wiring and lighting.

Trouble-shoot mechanical breakdowns and repair problem.

Replace motors, bearings, cylinders, belt/belt lacings, sprockets, and chains.


Facility Maintenance

Building repairs (floors, walls, ceilings, windows)

Welding, pipefitting, fabrication, electrical repairs and replacements.

Remove and install in-line machinery and equipment.


Job Requirements:



High School Diploma or GED

Must have completed electrical training/industrial maintenance training, and

received certification covering industrial electricity, high/low voltage, AC/DC,

from a technical or vocational school.


Applicants for this position will be required to provide the following WorkKeys Assessment with the minimum skill level listed:



WorkKeys - Reading for Information or Workplace Documents @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Applied Math @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Graphic Literacy @ Level 4
WorkKeys - Workplace Observation @ Level 2



Strong working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and good

trouble-shooting skills.

Thorough mechanical/electrical background with experience in manufacturing

equipment (conveyors, bearings, etc.), welding, pipefitting, boiler operations,

and air lines.


Required Skills:

Required to pass lift truck and scissor lift certification requirements.

Required to have valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving report.

Willingness and ability to learn and perform varying duties.

Willingness and ability to work any shift and in varying departments.

Mechanical and mathematical aptitude.

Basic computer skills.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Attention to detail, proactivity, and effective follow-through.


Preferred Skills: Prefer experience with tobacco processing equipment and MMI and PLC navigation


Physical Requirements:

Walking, climbing, stooping, reaching, lifting up to 100 pounds, and working at

heights to 25 feet.

Ability to work in high-temperature environments wearing electrical-approved attire.

Ability to work in confined spaces using company-provided respiratory protection.



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.


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

Telephone: 262-439-1893


Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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