Operations Management Training Program

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Date: Mar 28, 2021

Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Company: British American Tobacco

Global Graduate Program, Operations

Winston Salem, NC

Our Global Graduate Program (GGP) is your chance to fast-track your career with a worldwide industry leader. In this year-long foundation-building program, you’ll learn how our global business strategy is improving how we reach adult tobacco consumers. That includes a two-week intensive experience in the United Kingdom to get a firsthand look at our global business and connect with a seasoned professional for mentorship.


As a Global Graduate in Operations, you will gain hands on experience across various areas in Operations and achieve insight about the end to end intricacies of the business. During of the course of the program, you will have the opportunity to rotate through at least two roles within the following areas of Operations:


  • Manufacturing – Production, Engineering, Process Control
  • Procurement – Direct Materials, Indirect Services, Vapor Materials
  • Operations Services – Supply Chain, Logistics, Brand Planning
  • Operations Excellence – Quality, Environmental Health & Safety


Program Activities:

  • Participate in on-the-job training and development plans
  • Gain exposure to multiple functional areas to understand our business and competitors
  • Challenge existing processes and deliver continuous improvement
  • Work with a mentor to gain support and feedback
  • Network with industry professionals




  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, or a STEM related field with most recent degree obtained within the last three years
  • Global mobility
  • Desire to progress into a broad leadership role beyond a functional position




  • Health coverage—including medical, dental, and vision
  • A Health Savings Account with up to $7,100 in savings for family coverage
  • An Employee Assistance Program with 8 free counseling session per year
  • 401(k) with up to 6% company matching
  • 15 paid vacation days
  • Opportunities for personal career development and life-long learning
  • Fully-equipped on-site fitness centers
  • Flexible and remote working arrangements for full-time employees


About Us:

Reynolds American Incorporated is transforming the tobacco industry for the better. With a team of driven, insightful people—and a family of iconic brands—we’re redefining how adults consume tobacco in the 21st century. A key part of that is our dedication to diversity, including aiming to increase minority representation in full-time roles by 20% by 2025. Join us and earn the chance to leave your mark on our team—all while advancing your own career with the help of a thriving industry leader


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.. This position is with RJRT or ASC.

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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