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Associate Sensory Research Scientist II - Consumer Products Research

6414BR

MI, Ada

Full Time : F

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As a $10.9 billion dollar pioneer in the direct selling industry, Amway has been helping the world live better lives since 1959. With more than 20,000 employees worldwide, we are a consumer goods manufacturer supporting more than three million independent business owners who provide products and services in 80-plus countries and territories.

 

Based in Ada, Michigan, Amway is not only a center of health, home and skincare innovation and top-selling, global brands. We are a company committed to providing employees with challenging career opportunities, a comprehensive total rewards package, profit sharing, tuition assistance, product discounts and an award-winning wellness program with on-site fitness facilities in Ada, Michigan and Buena Park, California. Here, you have the opportunity to add value and be valued – to deliver your highest value professionally, while building relationships with exceptional people who genuinely value you.

Associate Sensory Research Scientist II

Consumer Product Research – Ada, MI


 

This Associate Sensory Research Scientist will lead global sensory and consumer research studies that drive the innovation, development, and maintenance of consumer products supporting Product Development, Analytical Sciences, and Quality. This individual will interface and guide communications with international cross-functional teams on issues relating to consumer-based product research design and optimization. The successful candidate will determine appropriate research methodologies, coordinate tests, analyze and interpret experimental data and provide technical guidance. The Consumer Product Research Scientist reports directly to the Supervisor of Consumer Product Research.

 

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to…

 

  • Leverage consumer/sensory research problem solving skills to lead global research studies that drive development of consumer preferred products
  • Review and select appropriate global research suppliers to ensure timely delivery of relevant product insights
  • Apply knowledge of statistics to test design and data analysis
  • Apply multiple research methods and guidelines in conducting project work
  • Statistically analyze and interpret data to arrive at conclusions that drive business projects & objectives
  • Manage multiple global research projects; prioritizes activities to deliver to timelines and budgets
  • Deliver timely product research data and actionable guidance to stakeholders in R & D, Marketing and Affiliates to influence new product development
  • Define, develop and communicate research standards, and processes to internal staff, affiliate partners, contractors and clients.
  • Anticipate future research/data needs and develops long-range plans to deliver innovative solutions
  • Travel to domestic and international research suppliers to ensure consumer learning plan objectives are met

                                                                                      

The accomplished individual will possess…

 

  • Minimum 3 years industry experience in sensory and consumer research
  • Minimum 3 years experience with sensory research (descriptive, discrimination, etc.) for food products
  • Strong knowledge of consumer research principles and practices
  • Strong knowledge in in quantitative analysis procedures and statistical software
  • Experience in qualitative research methods (moderation of groups, etc.)
  • Demonstrated analytical , synthesis, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead projects from design to reporting stage

 

The strong professional will have the following academic credentials ….

 

  • BS Degree in Science or a related discipline (Statistics, Biostatistics, Food Science, or Sensory Science)
  • MS Degree preferred

 

Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts. Look into how Amway can transform your career! Visit our web site to apply: http://www.amway.com/en/about-amway/careers. Reference AutoReqID #6414 BR. EOE. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twtitter.com/AmwayTalent.

 

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