temporary position (6 months, starting beginning of June 2013)

International Flavors & Fragrances

Hilversum, the Netherlands

Job Description

As Sensory and Consumer Insight (SCI) junior researcher, work closely with SCI Regional Manager to support the Savory-related activity through organizing tests, processing data and reporting.



Project management = 30%

* Interact with the project team, ensure things are being achieved following guidelines and within the agreed timeline, bring relevant contribution to the project from an SCI perspective.

Test management = 20%

* Contribute to choosing the most appropriate methodology regarding the project objectives and the logistical constraints, organize tests (discriminative tests, descriptive tests and consumer tests) and ensure that they are being performed correctly and timely, so that the results they deliver have the right quality standards.

Data processing = 30%

* Analyze the data obtained from the sensory and consumer tests. Run the relevant statistical tests according to guidelines and scientific validity. Draw conclusions from an SCI perspective as well as from a business perspective.

Reporting = 20%

* Report the findings of the SCI activity internally to the project team and possibly externally to customers. Reports should not stop to scientific observations but rather lead to business recommendations understandable by non-expert stakeholders.

Further information

Read more: Jr Researcher SCI.pdf

Published 22/04/2013

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