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Sensory Intern - 15005340 - Fremont, MI 



About Nestlé Nutrition R&D Centers, Inc.


Through science-based nutrition products and services, Nestlé Nutrition helps enhance the quality of people’s lives by supporting health and providing care for consumers with special needs at every stage of life.  At Nestlé Nutrition we are building a pioneering new organization at the cutting edge of nutritional science.  We are not in the food-and-beverage business, nor in the pharmaceutical business.  We are breaking new ground where both of those worlds meet.


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Sensory Intern

Hourly – Full Time for 6 months

Sensory & Consumer Insights

Nestlé Infant Nutrition

Principal Scientist, Sensory

Fremont, MI  USA


Major Responsibilities


§  Collaborate with and function as a part of the Sensory team to support and/or lead appropriate testing including the design, planning, set-up, data analysis and reporting phases

§  Assist with the design and implementation of discrimination and consumer testing

§  Support the documentation and development of protocols for Sensory tools and methods

§  Support the development of new Sensory tools and methods

§  Assist in the tracking, maintenance and enhancement of the panelist database

§  Work on independent research projects per the specific needs of the group


Key Performance Indicators


§  Ability to consider and apply appropriate principles of Sensory Science in practice

§  Citation and application of statistical analysis principles relevant to Sensory methods employed

§  Use of Statistical Software such as SPSS or SAS, and data collection software such as Compusense

§  Writing, presentation and communication skills

§  Organizational and time-management skills

§  Proactive cooperation, results focus, courage, initiative

§  Project management skills and ability to communicate of sensory research results


Nestle is an 'Equal Opportunity Employer' and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment.



Education :

M.S. or Ph.D. candidates in Food Science with a Sensory emphasis preferred. B.S. students with strong sensory evaluation skills will be considered.


Course work and/or internships in Sensory a plus


 R&D/Scientific/Product Development

Primary Location

US-MI-Grand Rapids-Fremont


 Nestle Nutrition



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