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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Sr Engineer / Technologist in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Sr Engineer / Technologist

Date: Feb 5, 2021

Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Company: British American Tobacco

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!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A Senior Engineer/Technologist


FUNCTION: Operations

LOCATION: Winston Salem, NC


This role is part of Operations – Manufacturing

The role is responsible for leading technical related projects, with emphasis on providing technical leadership for functional area or specific engineering field of expertise. The role proactively initiates and drives projects or segments of projects consistent with RAI strategic business and continuous improvement plans; develops project proposals, scopes, and implementation plans ensuring appropriate partner participation and holistic process approach; and aligns with resources across the organization to ensure delivery of results. The role serves as a technical resource to broader organization, providing technical information, mentorship, and engineering recommendations that support broader project initiatives and technical training requirements, and may lead or coordinate the work of others.

Reports to: Manager Production Engineering

Reporting Level: 0


  • Demonstrated proficiency in functional processes, technology, and engineering practices.

  • Engage with internal business partners to ensure that technical decisions are based on the broad vision of the organization and achieve optimum results.

  • Develop and ensure appropriate timelines, milestones, cost estimates, and project objectives are achieved

  • Identify, evaluate, specify, and select appropriate technologies, vendors, and construction services consistent with short-term and long-term requirements

  • Assist with negotiations with third party suppliers and equipment manufacturers in the development, evaluation, coordination, and resolution of issues.

  • Ensure project evaluations and implementations are in line with economic, personnel, environmental, product quality, machine performance, and engineering related requirements.

  • Identify and drive innovative solutions to address business/process opportunities and issues.

  • Develops partnership with external vendors, agencies, suppliers, and service providers to drive business success and enhance effectiveness of processes.


  • Have you worked in a manufacturing environment?

  • Do you have strong analytical and problem-solving skills?


  • Previous experience with project management

  • Exposure to industry and technology trends in order to find opportunities

  • Analytical problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Understanding of engineering practices, standards, design principles, and environmental requirements

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and packaging of consumer goods

  • Project management skills with the ability to lead or support the execution of projects

  • Sr. Engineer: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or: Licensure as a Professional Engineer, with 2+ years of progressive experience.

  • Sr. Engineering Technologist: Associate Degree in Engineering or related field with 2+ years of progressive experience or; 5+ years of relevant progressive work experience in a technical field.


  • Previous SAP experience

  • Previous IWS experience

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; Modoral Brands, Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; and Vuse Stores LLC. 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.

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; Also Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule

  • 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 TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com.

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