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2020 Summer Undergraduate Internship (Controls Engineering)
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company – Winston-Salem, NC
At Reynolds American (RAI), we’re a family of companies who strive for success in everything we do to positively transform the tobacco industry. 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 take pride in the growth of our people. We invest in your career and total well-being to help you achieve the remarkable career you envision.
In joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
This opportunity is with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company — the second-largest U.S. tobacco company. The company's brands include Newport, Camel and Pall Mall. You will work in one of our manufacturing facilities in and around Winston-Salem, NC.
This role is highly visible and is an integral part of the RJRT Manufacturing team with tremendous learning opportunities. The intern in this position will be provide decision and analytical support to critical cross-functional areas and the manufacturing management team.
You will be assigned a challenging research project with a focus on controls engineering, requiring creative thinking, problem solving, and teamwork as you interact with other personnel throughout our winning organization.
In addition, you will have fun while adding value and encountering outstanding career development support. This role is for a summer internship across the span of 10 weeks, and will conclude by mid-August.
Innovation • Productivity Improvement • Product Quality • Waste Reduction • Process Optimization • Resource Utilization
TO SUCEED A CONTROLS ENGINEERING INTERN at RJ REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY IN 2020 YOU SHOULD BE:
A student who is working toward a BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with at least two years of exposure to engineering courses core to your concentration;
Preference for candidates with a Mechatronics or similar concentration
Excited to work in a manufacturing environment where hands-on application of your engineering skills will be utilized;
Able to work a full-time schedule during our 10-week internship experience starting in June;
Familiar with computer programming;
Knowledgeable about statistical concepts;
An innovative leader with strong influencing skills;
AND SOMEONE WHO:
Displays excellent interpersonal skills;
Has superior verbal and written communication skills;
Is willing to relocate to Winston-Salem, NC for the summer.
AS AN INTERN DURING THE SUMMER OF 2020 YOU WILL ENJOY:
A competitive salary;
Coverage of summer housing costs;
Leadership training opportunities;
Social engagements with the 2020 RAI Summer Internship Class during the summer;
Roundtable Networking Events at which you’ll have the opportunity to meet members of Reynolds American Incorporated’s leadership team including our CEO ;
Participation in Reynolds American’s award winning 401(k) retirement savings plan including company contributions; and
Confidential personal financial counseling service at no cost to you.
RAI is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c. and the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing Inc.; RAI Innovations Company; and RAI Services Company.