Función Laboral:

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa


País: USA

Co-op position - Associate Scientist

The position is in the Product Performance Evaluation Department at the L'Oreal USA R&D facility in Clark, NJ. This group is responsible for the sensory, consumer and claims testing of all the consumer products manufactured by L'Oreal USA.

Job Specifications:

  • Interacts with panel leader and formulators to plan, setup, and schedule sensory testing
  • Takes and edits panelist photographs
  • Designs and executes sensory expert panel studies and training exercises
  • Maintains sensory database
  • Monitors panelist performance and identifies area for training as needed.
  • Analyzes sensory data and writes reports to clearly communicate findings to the formulation chemists



  • Current  BS or Master's student in Food Science, Sensory Science or related field  
  • Excellent presentation and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, good organization skills, and flexibility is a must
  • Knowledge of experimental design and basic statistical methods including statistical packages such as XLSTAT, SPSS, or SAS
  • Creativity in developing new testing methods
  • Interest in human behavior/perception and the sensory properties of products
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Management experience a plus
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis.

Work up to 30 hours per week in Clark, NJ – Number of hours per day is flexible