Compliance Analyst I

Product Integrity & Compliance

Greensboro, NC, US

Compliance Analyst I

Product Integrity & Compliance

Greensboro, NC, US

Employer Reference: REF589G

Company Description

If working for a company that values its people and recognizes the importance of work/life balance is appealing to you, look no further than ITG Brands!


ITG Brands is the U.S. division of Imperial Brands. We are the nation's third-largest tobacco company with offerings of some of the most well-known cigarette, cigar and vaping products. ITG Brands carries at its core, the mindset that, in order to succeed, a company must treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win.  We are currently searching for a Compliance Analyst I located in Greensboro, NC.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Under broad supervision, responsible for partnering with audit business functions to ensure organization functions are in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and policies which may include, but is not limited to organization and implementation of compliance audits to support FDA inspection readiness and preparedness initiatives at registered facilities as well as the delivery of training to develop and enhance competencies related to regulatory and integrated compliance and audit requirements.


Duties and Responsibilities:

(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by the Company)

  • Partners with auditing business functions in support of the planning and completion of the full range of audits associated with FDA inspection readiness and preparedness initiatives at registered facilities.
  • Supports the evaluation of the Quality Management Systems (QMS) at internal and external contract manufacturing facilities providing goods and services to support company objectives.
  • Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, and non-compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Demonstrates effective use of auditing techniques and best practices when conducting facility and supplier audits.
  • Recommends continuous improvement opportunities and performs follow up on approved audit plans addressing corrective and preventative actions.
  • Prepares and provides clear, concise support presentations to communicate information to department on a routine bases.
  • Works in collaboration with subject-matter experts and external partners on integrated compliance initiatives as directed.
  • Builds and promotes effective relationships with management and stakeholders across the organization at all levels.
  • Maintains certified auditor and/or compliance related credentials related to ISO principles (9001 and 19011; awareness of 14001 and 17025), QMS standards, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Practices.
  • Develops a level of awareness and ability to convey standards applicable to 21 CFRs pertaining to Food Safety (§ 117), Dietary Supplements (§ 111) and Medical Device regulations (§ 820) to relevant stakeholders.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Regulatory, Business, or Law or related field of study; OR
  • High School Diploma or GED and 5+ years related work experience in Tobacco industry or relevant, regulated industry.
    • 5+ years related work experience to include, but is not limited to:
      • Compliance, Quality, Regulatory, and/or Manufacturing Operations
  • Must have or be willing to obtain relevant certified professional designations for audit, cGMP, and Quality (e.g., Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Current Good Manufacturing Practices Certified Professional (cGMPCP)). Company will provide, if needed.

Knowledge of:

  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) and Microsoft Teams
  • Commercial acumen

Skilled in:             

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem/situation analysis
  • Effective time and task management
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Ability to:

  • Communicate to a broad and diverse audience
  • Maintain effective working relationships
  • Demonstrate critical thinking
  • Work with diverse populations and varying education levels
  • Receive and communicate information orally and in writing
  • Prioritize assignments, workload, and manage time accordingly
  • Work with business partners in different time zones
  • Work a fluctuating work schedule
  • Travel domestically up to 70% & internationally up to 30%, as the role requires

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Regulatory, Business, or Law or related field of study and 3+ years related work experience
  • Current Audit, cGMP, and Quality professional designations.

Additional Information

Work Environment and Physical Demand:

  • Requires moderate physical effort.  Occasionally lifts or moves objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Walks, sits, or stands for extended periods.
  • Reach and grasp objects / hand-eye coordination
  • Requires prolonged machine operation including vehicle, computer, and keyboard equipment
  • Use of manual dexterity and fine motor skills
  • Experience exposure to uncomfortable work environment due to extreme temperature, noise level, and other conditions including second-hand smoke and/or vape


  • Competitive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision/life insurance/disability plans 
  • Dollar for dollar 401k match up to 6% and 5% annual company contribution  
  • 15 Company-paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Casual dress policy Monday through Friday   
  • Education assistance      
  • Employee recognition programs      
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee discounts     
  • Summer hours

This job description is intended to be generic in nature and describe the essential functions of the job.  It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.  The essential duties, functions and responsibilities, and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.  

ITG Brands will follow applicable federal and state rules relating to COVID-19 vaccinations.  Accordingly, applicants who receive conditional job offers should be prepared to provide information and documentation regarding vaccination status upon request by ITG Brands.   

ITG Brands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.