III - Flavor Scientist
Research & Development
Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) is the parent company of
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe
Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA,
Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor
- RAI Services Company is a
subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. and provides HR, IM, financial,
legal and other services to RAI's operating companies.
- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Company is the second-largest U.S. tobacco company. The company's
brands include two of the best-selling brands in the United States:
Camel and Pall Mall.
- American Snuff Company, LLC
is the nation's second-largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco
products. Its leading brands are Grizzly and Kodiak.
- Santa Fe Natural Tobacco
Company, Inc. manufactures Natural American Spirit 100%
additive-free natural tobacco products, including styles made with
- Niconovum USA and Niconovum AB market innovative nicotine
replacement therapy products in the U.S. and Sweden, respectively,
under the Zonnic brand name.
- R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company
makes and markets VUSE digital vapor cigarettes.
The employees of RAI and its subsidiaries are committed to innovation
with purpose: transforming the tobacco industry.
Our employees are invited and expected to think and act boldly - and are
rewarded for it. Our people drive the innovation and ignite the thought
leadership that is transforming an entire industry.
We offer employment opportunities with a meaningful purpose, and
employees are empowered to make a difference as soon as they join the
team. It's an exciting, creative and fast-paced environment.
We are always on the lookout for bright, motivated, unconventional
thinkers who want to drive change by collaborating with high-performing,
Principal Duties And Responsibilities:
Flavor Scientist must exhibit strong technical leadership skills and
manage projects with moderate to minimal guidance. The candidate will
collaborate with Product Integrity on ingredient usage. He or she will
work cross-functionally with Product Development, Procurement, Product
Quality, Materials Quality, and Manufacturing to execute project activities
within specified timelines.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Develop taste profiles for new and existing tobacco products to meet
brand and corporate objectives.
• Collaborate with other flavorists on
ingredient research, product development and sensory assessment of
• Issue formula disclosures for Product Integrity review.
• Partner with product developers, Procurement, Product Quality,
Materials Quality and other relevant stakeholders on ingredient usage.
• Ensure all development activities are in compliance with applicable
laws, regulations, business policies and processes.
• Apply project management principles to execute multiple project work
streams and ensure development activities are aligned with project
• Issue written reports to document research, analysis, evaluation of
flavor technologies and project activities.
This position requires smoking to assess the sensory
characteristics of cigarettes; therefore, is open to current users of
tobacco products only.
• Minimum BS in chemistry, biology or food science
• Sensory evaluation acuity and flavor ingredient knowledge
• Capability of conceiving and executing research projects
• Ability to manage numerous complex projects simultaneously
• Analytical and intuitive problem solving skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills are required
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software
Competitive Annual Salary
Targeted Annual Bonus
Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.
Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit
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
A free, confidential personal financial counseling service
Free 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
A free health-care advocacy service
Volunteer service opportunities
Federal credit union membership through Allegacy
Federal Credit Union
Extensive training opportunities
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender
identity, 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:
Do the right thing. We treat every person with respect, fairness and
integrity, and we embrace diversity.
Encourage new ideas to build our business. In our high-performance
culture, we encourage and reward innovative thinking and new, savvy ways
of doing things. Our company has a history of innovation - pioneering
many of our industry's new programs and techniques in fields ranging from
marketing to research to operations.
Translate ideas into action, with boldness and speed. We leverage our
knowledge and imagination to generate innovative business-building
initiatives. Working with us gives you an opportunity to be a part of
developing cutting-edge strategies.
Believe in our values and strive to win. Our pride and our dedication to
high performance drive us to deliver the best results.
Offer competitive pay and benefits.
Our employees are principled, creative, dynamic and passionate people.
They are proud of their company's principled approach to marketing a
controversial product. And, the company is proud of its employees'
determination to overcome business challenges, to always seek better ways
to serve adult tobacco consumers and to be good corporate citizens. 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.
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