Procurement Analyst II

RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co Winston-Salem, NC

About the Job

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 with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company—the second-largest U.S. tobacco company. The company's brands include Newport, Camel and Pall Mall.

This position is responsible for the end-to-end Procurement process within the assigned area of responsibility, which includes having buying responsibility for goods and services up to $100K.  This may include the sourcing and management of a vast array of categories and commodities for one or more of the RAI operating companies via a service agreement.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage day-to-day supplier interfaces including POs/discrepancies/deliveries, etc

Analyze quotations for accuracy, completion, contract compliance and make sourcing recommendations.

Communicate with clients, suppliers, and other Procurement staff to ensure the timely delivery of, and payment for, required materials or services. 

Collaborate with client groups to define and communicate item or service specifications and requirements.

Utilizing third party resources, manage the creation and management of contracts, RFx initiatives and Auctions in the eProcurement tool and the execution of accompanying purchase orders.

Support strategic planning and the Procurement process for assigned commodities and services while exercising good business and analytical skills.

Develop, manage, and maintain supplier relationships which provide a competitive advantage.

Perform benchmark category performance, applying market research and analysis for recommendations to client groups. 

Perform Spend analysis, category analysis and develop recommendations for issue resolution.

Manage special projects and/or assignments as required, using approved guidelines.

 

Job Requirements:

Education:        

High School Diploma or equivalent and 4+ years of relevant work experience, or

Associate Degree in Business or related field and 2+ years relevant work experience, or

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related field

 

Experience:       

Two years relevant work experience preferred

 

Required Skills:

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

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite

Preferred Skills: Experience working in a regulated environment

 

Physical Requirements:

Regular attendance at work.

 

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  

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:

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.

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

Telephone: 262-439-1893

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com