Supervisor Manufacturing - ASC Memphis

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Date: Nov 23, 2018

Location: Memphis, 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.

The Supervisor of Manufacturing requires an understanding of and the ability to independently act upon

Company strategies in order to achieve volume, quality, and cost objectives. The position provides day to day leadership for a team to manufacture products through efficient execution and application of all work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

Analyzes 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 fosters a spirit of cooperation 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.

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

Generates manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data to support or build upon on existing ideas while developing new trains of thought.

Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements and implements these changes.

Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and coaching personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources.


Job Requirements:


High School diploma or G.E.D required. Associate or Bachelor Degree in

Management, Engineering or related field preferred.



Demonstrated track record of high performance in a manufacturing environment.

Required Skills:

Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

Proven 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.


Preferred Skills:

Experience managing production employees in a manufacturing setting.

Experience in a FDA regulated work environment.

Regular attendance at work.

This position is on our 2nd shift.

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: Memphis

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