British American Tobacco
Job Number: 28050
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.
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; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum
AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC;
and Reynolds Brands, Inc.. This position is with R.J. Reynolds
Tobacco Company (2004) .
Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and
revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled
and passionate people every day.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco is seeking an experienced Flavor Scientist
responsible for the development of new and innovative flavor
systems that supports the objectives of R.J. Reynolds Growth,
Innovation, Harm Reduction platforms and Global British American
Tobacco (BAT) initiatives. The Scientist is responsible for leading
the development and qualification of new flavors for tobacco
products, including cigarettes, vapor products, tobacco heated
products and smokeless tobacco products.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Scientist must exhibit strong project management and
technical leadership skills with minimal guidance. The scientist
will be expected to lead the execution of multiple projects with
changing priorities and aggressive timelines. He/she must be a
self-starter, demonstrate competency in creative flavor development
and possess excellent communication skills as he/she must be able
to work in a diverse, multi-functional project team to accomplish
the goals. The incumbent will collaborate across numerous functions
including Domestic and International Product Development,
Procurement, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing, as well as
external vendors, in order to deliver successful outcomes within
Lead and support flavor development activities across multiple
product formats (cigarette, vapor, tobacco heating, smokeless).
Ability to work cross-functionally and support global project
teams to execute new solutions.
Provide technical flavor support during the start-up and
qualification of new flavor materials/ systems, vendors, and
Ensure business and regulatory process compliance in development
and implementation of flavor projects.
Provide technical flavor support for commercialization.
Ability to engage with stakeholders, as well as external
Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science,
or other related field and/or a minimum of 5 years of relevant
Excellent project management, time management, team
collaboration, and organizational skills.
Ability to conceive, plan and conduct work streams aligned with,
and in support of, strategy.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
Strong business and technical writing skills, presentation
skills and attention to detail.
Ability to actively participate in a team-based environment and
collaboratively work in cross-functional teams.
Ability to quickly develop credibility and begin influencing
within the Global BAT organization.
Excellent people and communication skills.
The Ideal Candidate will possess:
Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision.
Ability to support and drive key strategies.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills of dependability and
Effectively communicate with peers and management.
Ability to support collaborative efforts cross-functionally.
Ability to handle demanding timelines simultaneously on complex
projects that are crucial to the business.
Competitive Annual Salary
Targeted Annual Bonus
Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.
Our company offers very competitive benefit plans,
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
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
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
Health-care advocacy service
Volunteer service opportunities
Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit
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
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
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part
of the application and hiring process should contact us directly
via email at TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com.
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