Reynolds American

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Reynolds American Reviews

Updated December 7, 2014
Updated December 7, 2014
243 Reviews
3.4
243 Reviews
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Reynolds American Chairman, President, & CEO Daniel M. Delen
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47 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, Good starting pay, and for the most part great team members (in 34 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits, but don't think it's long term (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • There is almost zero work/ life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Watch your back, senior management in information management have a problem with communicating the truth (in 14 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    RAI Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Information in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Information in Winston-Salem, NC

    I worked at Reynolds American full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paid Well, rewarded success and strong benefits

    Cons

    Layoffs every few years
    Cutting benefits of retirees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in businesses other than tobacco for long term survival

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager Trade Marketing in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Account Manager Trade Marketing in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at Reynolds American full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Training is excellent. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Very political for moving up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    I just started about a month ago and so far so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager I in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Territory Manager I in Albany, NY

    I have been working at Reynolds American full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Company Car, free gas for business and personal use, great benefits. You are your own boss. My co- workers are amazing.

    Cons

    Nothing yet, but I've heard rumors of micro-management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    communication in my section is great, my co-workers are amazing, keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Division Manager of Trade Marketing
    Current Employee - Senior Division Manager of Trade Marketing

    I have been working at Reynolds American full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent talent at all levels. High performance culture. Lots of opportunity to move up in the organization. Friendly, yet challenging work environment.

    Cons

    Must be willing to relocate to move up in organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider recruiting new hires closer to their home town in order to see less turnover.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Reynolds American full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for and lots of perks.

    Cons

    A lot of change and expectations for every aspect of the job

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company, great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Reynolds American

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. great work life balance. Comapnay car, cell phone, lap top, gas paid for. good compensation. Smart good people to work with.

    Cons

    Promotions are based off what your boss thinks of you and less on performance. Need to reevaluate promotion process again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions are based off what your boss thinks of you and less on performance. Need to reevaluate promotion process again.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Representative in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Representative in Honolulu, HI

    I worked at Reynolds American

    Pros

    Very supportive management. Great training programs and benefits.

    Cons

    Hard labor having to merchandise products, build and install shelving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire merchandisers

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Fantastic.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager III in Oxnard, CA
    Current Employee - Territory Manager III in Oxnard, CA

    I have been working at Reynolds American

    Pros

    Company car, room for advancement, perks.

    Cons

    Relocation is a guaranteed part of the initial hire.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more understanding of relocation requests.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Senior Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Division Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Division Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Reynolds American

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits and chance to move up if mobile

    Cons

    industry is tightening, must be mobile to move up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to local field managers and reps.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great career opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Marketing Manager in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Lead Marketing Manager in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Reynolds American

    Pros

    Great creer outlook. It is great to work for a comapny that is willing to invest so much money in your development by leting you take development roles and sending you to great trainings

    Cons

    Field training could get REALLY boring, but you have to realize you need to know the field before entering senior management...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more aggressively our migration strategy, we need people to be aware of our efforts to bring newer and better products to the market place

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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