Scientist ll, TCR – Atlanta, GA
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DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS:
This position will lead
a descriptive sensory analysis program as well as provide project
management of sensory and consumer research in support of research and
development. Specifically, the Scientist II will determine appropriate
research methodologies, coordinate tests, train and moderate a descriptive
analysis panel, interpret results and provide recommendations, reporting
results orally and in written documentation.
- Solid working knowledge of
sensory and consumer testing techniques and principles including
descriptive analysis (DA), discrimination and acceptability methods.
Experience leading DA panels is a plus.
- Competent in the area of
quantitative research which involves the design and implementation of sensory and consumer research studies,
including creation of the research design, implementation and data
gathering, data analysis, interpretation, implications and next
- Competent in performing
statistical analysis of sensory descriptive data and assessing panel
performance. Working knowledge in the appropriate use of statistical
techniques to analyze and interpret consumer data (including
parametric and non-parametric methods, ANOVA, and modeling tools). General
understanding of the use of experimental designs.
- Demonstrates the ability to
assess technical risk used to identify, evaluate and mitigate project
risks with a working knowledge of franchise and opportunity risk
- General understanding of when
methodologies need to be created or modified for unique project needs.
- Experience with automated
sensory data collection systems.
- General understanding of
importance and basic principles of data and intellectual property
- Good communication skills
including ability to write concise, informative reports and verbally
present complex technical information to non-technical
audiences. Ability to listen and identify project objective and
influence research plan. Experience in moderating group discussions.
- Developing to become an
effective influence manager capable of persuading clients to do the
right research at the right time increasing their success rate
- Demonstrated passion,
flexibility and excitement for work.
- DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique
solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product
and package innovation).
- COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM,
CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage
relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact
the System (Company and Bottler).
- ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value
for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders.
- INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our
mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give
people a reason to believe anything is possible.
- DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support
others’ development to achieve full potential.
Bachelor's Degree in Food Science with Sensory Coursework. May
consider other degrees in science, behavioral psychology or statistics.
Minimum of 1
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