Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Sr Quality Auditor - NGP in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Sr Quality Auditor - NGP

Date:Sep 13, 2018

Location:Winston Salem, NC, US


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 RAI, 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.

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

This position is within Reynolds American Services Company—a subsidiary that provides support services, including compliance, HR, law, finance, information management, and more to all of the subsidiaries of RAI.

The Senior Quality Auditor will conduct audits of suppliers and internal processes as identified by the Quality Assurance department. The applicable regulatory requirements at the assigned site will determine the specific standards to be evaluated.

Job Requirements:


Bachelor degree in appropriate discipline with relevant work experience


Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control in a cGMP regulatory environment

Strong experience working with battery power sources and electronics

Minimum of two (2) years of quality auditing experience

General knowledge of QMS, GxP, ISO and Manufacturing processes applicable to the assigned site (i.e., ISO9001, ISO13485, 21 CFR 210, 21 CFR 211, 21 CFR 820)

Required Skills:

Fluent in reading and speaking Mandarin Chinese and English to support functions assigned to the role

Must possess the knowledge and ability to effectively conduct different types of audits as appropriate for the method, relationship, or purpose of the audit

Must be able to audit in a professional, ethical, and objective manner using and interpreting applicable standards or company requirements

Must be able to effectively plan, communicate, and execute an audit with in the defined scope, schedule resources, conduct necessary meetings, and use appropriate techniques to gather, identify, and classify objective evidence

Must be able to verify, document and communicate audit results, develop an audit report , and evaluate the effectiveness of corrective action and follow up

Knowledge of applicable FDA and ISO standards and requirements applicable to facility being audited

Strong quality background (sampling, testing, calibration, metrology, qualification, validation, principles and practical application) or technical background with capacity to gain Quality background

Experience with manufacturing processes in a regulated industry;

Strong problem-solving, risk analysis and analytical skills

Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal oversight

Effectively work in a team environment

Expertise with Microsoft Office, quality systems, & computer applications

Knowledge of material and machine interaction

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge of Tobacco, Pharmaceutical, or Medical Device regulatory compliance inclusive of FDA/ISO regulations as required for GMP compliance

Currently holding Quality Auditor Certification(s)

Knowledge of Tobacco manufacturing processes

Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills

Results oriented with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

Knowledgeable of Lean and Continuous Improvement principles

Physical Requirements:

Extensive business travel will be required, possibly resulting in an international assignment

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers 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

  • 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. 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..

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.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.



Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem