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Scientist II
Ref No.: 18-12631
Location: East Hanover, New Jersey
Job Title: Scientist II
Duration: 6 months
Location: East Hanover, NJ - 07936
Position Purpose Statement
  • A brief but complete statement describing why the position exists.
  • Also describe the environment in which the job exists and the size of the operation (in terms of monetary measures, numbers of staff etc) that the position manages or supports
  • Provide Consumer Science related support to global legal entities, per service agreements. This includes the global Gum & Candy category, primary focusing on NA region, but may also include support to other regions as organization priorities dictate.
  • The role contributes to the planning and implementation of assigned research programs/projects that lead to actionable business results.
  • The role requires the jobholder to work under a moderate degree of autonomy to plan and conduct independent projects as a fully engaged cross-functional partner interacting with senior leaders as required to align on research deliverables.
  • The jobholder develops project objectives and strategies independently in response to business needs, executing against same and recommending action plans to implement key findings.
  • The jobholder is able to solve complex problems and get things done through both formal and informal channels.
  • The jobholder significantly impacts the directions/quality of work done by other technical people and delivers expert technical knowledge representing the function.
  • The jobholder interacts regularly with key stakeholders and may direct activities of junior professionals and/or temporary staff while completing assignments.
  • The jobholder interacts with senior leaders and professionals outside the company at professional meetings.
Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities Key statements which describe the major accountabilities or responsibilities and the expected end result.
(Listed in order of importance, usually not more than 7-9).
  • Lead and conduct single or multi stage large projects, delivering to the required standards and agreed timescales, including designing research to meet objectives, to produce good quality, actionable data, interpreting results, reporting/presenting findings, making recommendations and contributing to decision making.
  • Lead category appraisal and DOE studies including the statistical principles applied as part of the overall research plan.
  • Understands and applies multivariate statistical methods to gain deeper understanding and insights from research conducted when appropriate.
  • Lead all aspects of consumer research both qualitative and quantitative including the integration/linking of descriptive and consumer data into a cohesive story.
  • Lead the execution of CAD (Consumer Aided Design) work including leading the design of the research program and all executional elements including Knowledge Mapping, Value Diagramming, Product Labs and subsequent analysis and reporting of results.
  • Effectively partner with stakeholders (R&D and Commercial / Insights) ensuring that the work is in line with the strategic priorities of the business.
  • Gather relevant information from different sources to enrich understanding of the context of each project.
  • Work with the Consumer Science management team to prioritise workload.
  • To provide support to the Consumer Science management team by role modelling leadership behaviours and deputising for line manager as required.
  • Look for opportunities to provide informal coaching and to share experience with more junior colleagues.
  • Proactively seeking ways to improve all aspects of the department, including functional methodologies, practical solutions and facilities and presenting these ideas in an appropriate way to the Consumer Science management team.
  • Contribute to CS Team goals by participating on teams where new methodologies and capability are evaluated, proposed and implemented.
  • Contribute to efficient and safe running of the sensory laboratory, including maintenance of the quality system, ensuring that procedures are followed properly and highest standards of work and environment, health and safety are maintained.
  • Ensure two-way communication between yourself and other team members.
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in relevant category areas. Degree Required

Thanks & Regards,

Anant Dwivedi | Lead Recruitment
Sunrise Systems Inc. 
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