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Reynolds American New Product Introductions (NPI) Analyst in Winston Salem, North Carolina

New Product Introductions (NPI) Analyst

Reynolds American is evolving at pace - truly like no other organization.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!


SENIORITY LEVEL: Experienced Non-Management Level

FUNCTION: Operations

LOCATION: Winston-Salem, NC


What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?

The primary role of the NPI Analyst is to support the NPI Traditional and New Category teams in administrative, reporting, and project-related functions. The NPI Analyst will collaborate closely with the NPI Managers and other internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met on time and assist with administrative, reporting, and tactical work for the NPI team.

What is the direct impact of this role on the team or organization?

The primary role of the NPI Analyst is to support the NPI Traditional and New Category teams in administrative, reporting, and project-related functions. The NPI Analyst will collaborate closely with the NPI Managers and other internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met on time and assist with administrative, reporting, and tactical work for the NPI team.

Reports to: Director Innovations and Product Planning

Core Relationships: Internal –Legal, Operations, Finance, Brand, Trade

Geographic Scope: Local


  • Administrative duties – Gathering data to satisfy requests from Legal, Tax, and other groups as needed

  • Data extraction and reporting from various internal systems

  • FDA Registration/Submissions support activities

  • Prepare monthly meeting agendas and facilitate cross-functional team meetings

  • Manages NPI KPI Spreadsheet maintenance & monthly reporting for Supply Leadership team and global sharing

  • Manages Art Review Provisioning and Team Reviewer maintenance

  • Manages NPI and Packaging Activities SharePoint Sites, including maintenance & site permissions

  • Assist NPI Managers with various tactical activities on projects

  • Contribute to NPI continuous improvement initiatives


Experience Required

  • Minimum 2 years work experience

  • Project Management and/or Operations (manufacturing or supply chain) experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a value-added team member

Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with excellent attention to details

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project) and able to quickly learn other software programs

  • Team-oriented, demonstrating ability to influence and collaborate with others

  • Excellent follow-through on commitments

  • Self-motivated, energetic, flexible and adaptable to change

  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions in a fast-paced environment

  • Analytical and data-driven yet able to think and act creatively

Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required

  • High School diploma required, Associate or Bachelor degree preferred


  • Broad understanding of manufacturing processes

  • Overall understanding of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and NPI processes

  • Familiarity with systems and fast learner of internal systems/applications

  • Understanding of regulatory rules and compliance efforts


  • Competitive annual salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus


We offer 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; Also, Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule

  • Confidential personal financial counselling 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

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that welcome opportunities for growth. We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences, and talents to improve the company's potential for optimally achieving its business objectives!

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. Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at reynoldsamerican_recruitment@bat.com .

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; Modoral Brands Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; Vuse Stores LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc.; RAI Services Company and Reynolds Marketing Services Company. This position is with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company . Job Number: 48595


At Reynolds American, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at REYNOLDS AMERICAN.

• Global Top Employer with 53,000 British American Tobacco employees across more than 180 markets

• Reynolds American certified as Great Place to Work

• Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries

• Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations

• Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner

• Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


Have you been on a career break for 18 months or longer? Are you ready to return to your career? If your answers to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you. Regardless of why you took a break, we value you for all the skills you can bring to the workforce. Reignite your career, work flexibly, be part of a dynamic team and upskill yourself with on-the-job training and development support.

Collaboration, diversity, and teamwork underpin everything we do here at Reynolds American. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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