Independently manage assigned sensory panel evaluation:
o Clearly understand the project background and objective before accept the request.
o Achieve high level of productivity by managing and prioritizing requests, implementing sensory tests/mapping to objectively characterize effects of formulas.
o Reliable test results, on time delivery of reports with clear and insightful conclusion.
o Maintain current panel with good performance of testing biweekly and yearly, Build and analyse results databases, to make sure the data quality and updates. Keep cooperation with global team on global database platform. Recruit and train new panellists when necessary.
o Set up new panel in whole process when necessary including recruitment, protocol set up, training of panellists, and control of panel performance.
o Keep a close collaboration with off-site panel in assigned category, make sure the smooth way of working, and the protocols are fully relevant with Chinese consumers’ gesture, the attributes are fully covered Chinese’s key drivers, the results are able to correctly interpret and predict Chinese consumer.
o Enable to initiate the synthesize of test results via consolidating previous study and run deep data analysis (e.g., sensory mapping) to better understanding formula and market properties / developments with integrating consumer knowledge and insights.
o Propose & promote new methods, customized protocols, expertise to expand capabilities to meet fast product innovation requirements and anticipate future needs.
o Share know-how and expertise and help colleagues, trainees, juniors with a range of research programs and projects.
Education : Bachelor and +，Cosmetics, Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology or Relevant major in sensory evaluation
Years of Experience : 4~5 years Experience of sensory methodologies : panel set up, maintain, and difference tests Strongly preferred as is experience working in FMCG or cosmetic or product testing
Languages Skill：Fluent Chinese and English
Computer Skill : Fluent in Microsoft office , SPAD & FIZZ
• Team spirit, initiative, concerned by quality / the importance of detail
• Innovative Analytical thinking / Problem Solving attitude
• Strong communication & presentation skills with clear mind-set.
• Experience of sensory methodologies: panel set up, maintain, and difference tests
• Knowledge and experience of Statistics e.g, T- test, ANOVA; Experience in FIZZ or SPAD or SPSS software
• Knowledge of cosmetics industry is a plus