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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Sr Scientist Product Integrity in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Sr Scientist Product Integrity

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Company: British American Tobacco

Job Number: 31264

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 RAI Services Company (2200) .

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

Sr. Scientist - Product Integrity

Position Description:

RAI Services Company (RAIS) is seeking a Senior Scientist to support Consumer Product Safety assessment in the development of new products consistent with RAIS' Growth, Innovation and Harm Reduction Platforms, and assist efforts such as regulatory submissions. The incumbent will be required to provide stewardship and regulatory support for consumer products, critically assess a broad range of toxicological information, evaluate chemical and toxicological data, develop technical documents on a variety of scientific and risk assessment topics, and assist with the preparation and/or review of information supporting regulatory submissions. The individual will be required to interact cross-functionally, throughout the enterprise, and globally, as well as manage multiple projects to ensure project timelines are met.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide Stewardship support across products, materials, ingredients, technologies, manufacturing processes, etc.

  • Develop technical documents related to various scientific, risk assessment, and regulatory topics, including toxicological data summaries, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.

  • Lead management of project plans and timelines, including global collaborations.

  • Lead and/or assist with the preparation of documents that support regulatory submissions.

Position Qualifications:

Educational Requirements

  • PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biological Sciences or related discipline;

  • MS in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biological Sciences or related discipline with a minimum 2 years of experience conducting human safety assessments of consumer products (e.g., cosmetics, household products), medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or chemicals.

Required Skills

  • Experience organizing and working with large sets of data and information.

  • Expertise in utilizing web searches and scientific databases for bibliographic research and scientific monitoring.

  • Strong scientific and technical writing skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software with advanced ability to generate spreadsheets and tables.

  • Excellent project management, teamwork, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience applying Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) approaches to the preparation of human health risk assessments

  • Experience with critical evaluation of non-clinical toxicological studies.

  • Experience with the preparation of documents used to support of regulatory submissions.

  • Proficiency with EndNote or equivalent.

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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