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Reynolds American Supply Chain Planner (Finished Goods) in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Supply Chain Planner (Finished Goods)

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

FUNCTION: Operations

LOCATION: Winston-Salem, NC


Reports to

Logistic Lead Manager

Number of Direct Reports


Core Relationships

Internal –Procurement, NPI, Finance, Manufacturing.

External – Suppliers, Global BAT

Geographic Scope


Travel Required



  • The planner should frequently analyze and develop inventory plans as well as maintain the master data for direct materials that drive the ERP system.

  • Should have a working knowledge of transportation and order lead times, warehouse capacity and any associated constraints.

  • Responsible for daily monitoring of direct material inventory levels, creation of purchase orders when needed and adjustment of current purchase orders.

  • Must have knowledge of vendor lead times, capacity and any constraints associated with each direct material group. The planner is responsible for maintaining the associated master data for all direct materials assigned.

  • Responsible for making decisions concerning the material delivery plan and communicating with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Analyze direct material inventory availability issues, develop, and evaluate solutions and communicate the most effective resolution to all stakeholders.

  • Should be knowledgeable of brand planning projects and impact to planning responsibilities. These may include end of life cycle projects to minimize write offs; stay informed of upcoming events such as new brand launches and promotional programs to ensure effective execution of company initiatives.

  • Have the ability to manage the daily activities of the Lead Logistics Partners in support of service and cost goals.

  • Should be able to understand and support the order to cash process as related to warehousing and distribution.

  • May be required to participate on project teams as well as continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Must be able to demonstrate basic supply chain analysis.


  • Associate degree in Logistics, Technical, Business, or related field and 3+ years relevant progressive work experience

  • Supply Chain and/or manufacturing experience preferred.

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

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Strong functional knowledge of computers and information systems.

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

  • ERP system skillset preferably SAP or Kinaxis Rapid Response


  • ERP Super User, Power User, or Subject Matter Expert

  • Bachelor of Science in Logistics, Technical, Business, or related field.


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

  • Great Place to Work Certified

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

  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in four 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!


Benefit Information

The following is a general summary of the competitive compensation and benefit plans we offer:

  • 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

  • Company contributes an additional three percent to 401(k) whether employee participates or not

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drugs)

  • Health Savings Account start-up contribution for employees who elect the high deductible health plan

  • Flexible spending accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care allowing employee to use pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified expenses during the calendar year

  • Employee assistance program offering 8 free counselling sessions, per issue, each calendar year for employees and their dependents

  • Company paid life insurance of 1x annual base pay ($50,000 minimum)

  • Company paid accidental death or dismemberment insurance of 2x annual base pay ($50,000 minimum)

  • Voluntary insurances offered at group rates: employee and dependent life insurance, AD&D insurance, critical illness, accident coverage, disability buy-up, and auto & home insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement and student loan support

  • Dependent Scholarship Programs

  • Free confidential personal financial counselling service

  • On-site health centers and 24/7 fitness centers at certain company locations

  • A charitable giving matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care concierge service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Extensive training opportunities

  • Mobile phone allowance for eligible employees

  • Paid Leave:

  • Sick and Personal Time (exempt employees may be excused with pay for brief absences; non-exempt employees receive up to 6 days)

  • Vacation (levels Below Senior Director receive 15 days (pro-rated during first year of service); Senior Director and Officers receive 25 days (pro-rated during first year of service)).

  • Holidays (Nine company recognized and two annual personal holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion)

  • Paid Parental Leave + temporary reduced work schedule opportunity

  • Funeral Leave

  • Short-Term Disability Leave

  • Long-Term Disability Leave

  • Jury Duty Leave

  • Military Leave

  • Released Time for Children’s Education

  • Community Outreach Leave

  • Other paid leave benefits, as required by state or local law

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility, and creativity for motivated employees who want to grow their careers. 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 age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com.