Maintenance Technician

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Date: Jan 27, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: British American Tobacco

Job Number: 26131

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 Reynolds American, 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.



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.. 


This position is with American Snuff Company, LLC (4040).

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


Job Summary:
Maintenance Technicians perform preventive maintenance and troubleshoot all machinery, equipment and
facility structures in a manner that facilitates production of the highest quality products in the safest, most
efficient and cost effective manner.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs planned maintenance, preventive maintenance, and overhaul duties for emergency breakdowns on operational equipment.
  • Assists in planning and implementation of maintenance initiatives for equipment and facilities.
  • Calculate the proper amount and type of materials needed to complete the job.
  • Maintain proper operation of the equipment, machinery or facility structure.


Job Requirements:

  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Experience: Prefer 3 years of manufacturing maintenance experience.


Required Skills: 

  • Basic mathematical skills with knowledge of metric and standard tools an conversions. Use of calipers and other precision measuring devices.
  • Basic Welding – certificate from an accredited school including Mig/Tig/Stick or 3 years’ experience in performing welding related activities.
  • Basic Machine Shop – certificate from an accredited school or 3 years´ experience in performing Basic Millwright functions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, proactivity and effective follow–through.


Required Work Keys Assessment:

  • Applied Math - Level 4.
  • Workplace Documents or Reading for Information - Level 4.
  • Graphic Literacy - Level 4.
  • Workplace Observation - Level 2.


Preferred Skills: 

  • Experience with tobacco packaging and processing equipment.
  • Computer navigation 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 a 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-related
duties 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 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
  • 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  

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 via email at

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