position will have dotted line reporting into the Global TCR Corporate
group to ensure technical function connectivity and that best practices
are leveraged and employed.
- Lead and manage sensory and
consumer research in the juice category. Job responsibilities
include design, test preparation and execution of studies in support
of research and development. Specifically, the senior scientist will
determine appropriate research methodologies, coordinate tests,
interpret results and provide recommendations, reporting results
orally and in written documentation.
- Provide a Global and North
America business leadership role to develop and influence company
strategies for growth of the
juice beverage category.
- This position will be
strongly aligned with the NA Juice Business with a primary focus on
consistently delivering optimal taste of juices and juice drinks
without compromising quality.
- Must demonstrate
proficiency in influencing clients to do the right research
at the right time thereby increasing the client’s success rate.
- Proficient knowledge in the
area of quantitative research which involves the design and
implementation of quantitative sensory and consumer research
studies, including creation of the research design, implementation
and data gathering, data analysis, and trend analysis,
interpretation, implications and next steps.
- Demonstrates proficiency in
technical risk assessment used to identify, evaluate and mitigate
project risks with a strong working knowledge of franchise and
opportunity risk profiles.
- Fully competent in the use
of experimental designs (including two-level factorials and
optimization strategies), data management.
- Demonstrates proficiency in
qualitative research techniques and research-on-research
- Possesses proficiency in
technically leading others as a result of expertise in specific area
of discipline. This includes serving as a technical mentor and
resource for others.
- Sound knowledge of sensory
and consumer testing techniques and principles including a deep
understanding of descriptive analysis (DA) and the relationship to
consumer data to identify sensory drivers of consumer liking.
- Solid understanding of
statistics including the appropriate use of statistical techniques
to analyze and interpret data (including parametric and
non-parametric methods, ANOVA, and modeling tools) and the design of
- Excellent communication
skills including ability to write concise, informative reports and
verbally present complex technical information to technical and
non-technical audiences. Ability to listen and identify project
objective and influence research plan.
- Experience/ability to
educate PD, Marketing, K&I about TCR tools including how and
when to use them
- Proven track record identifying and building
relationships with research suppliers
Bachelor's Degree in
Food Science or MS with major in sensory science, behavioral psychology
or applied statistics
Minimum of 10 years
of work experience in consumer packaged goods
Drives Innovative Business Improvements: Develops new insights into
solutions that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work
environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational
Balances Immediate and Long-Term Priorities: Seeks to meet critical
objectives while considering the impact of those decisions and activities
on the ability to achieve long-term goals.
Delivers Results: Focuses on the critical few objectives that add the
most value and channels own and others'
energy to consistently deliver results that meet or exceed expectations.
Imports and Exports Good Ideas: Relentlessly seeks shares and adopts
ideas and best practices in and outside the Company and embraces change
introduced by others.
Develops and Inspires Others: Builds and maintains relationships that
motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goal
accomplishments. Develops self and others to improve performance in
current role and to prepare for future roles; seeks and provides feedback
and coaching to enhance performance.
Basic Project Management: Knowledge of project management principles and
the ability to apply the principles, tools and techniques to
develop/plan, manage or execute projects or workplans
to ensure successful completion (e.g., on time, within budget).
Building Technical Relationships: Ability to apply technical knowledge
and establish credibility with highly technical audiences in order to
build technical relationships that will benefit customers or the Company.
Relationships: Ability to apply technical knowledge and establish
credibility with non-technical audiences in order to influence decisions
Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The
Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our
spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements
allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business
performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step
toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process
includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants employees and contractors of the company.
The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment
history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment
drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the
company may have more stringent standards.
At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging
and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor
of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a
day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is
known and respected throughout the world.