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Sr. Scientist, Sensory Evaluation

Сфера деятельности: Research & Innovation

Тип должности: Fix Term

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Shanghai

Страна: China


Objectively assess and enhance concepts, technologies and formulas to assist in different phases of product research, development and marketing


  • Independently manage assigned sensory evaluation for hair:

  • Clearly understand the project background and objective before accept the request.

  • Achieve high level of productivity by managing and prioritizing requests, implementing sensory tests/mapping to objectively characterize effects of formulas.

  • Reliable test results, on time delivery of reports with clear and insightful conclusion.

  • 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.

  • Set up new panel in whole process when necessary including recruitment, protocol set up, training of panellists, and control of panel performance.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Propose & promote new methods, customized protocols, expertise to expand capabilities to meet fast product innovation requirements and anticipate future needs.

  • Share know-how and expertise and help colleagues, trainees, juniors with a range of research programs and projects.



  • Bachelor and +

  • (Cosmetics, Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology or Relevant major in sensory evaluation)

  • Over 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.

  • Fluent in Microsoft office


  • Better skilled in SPSS, R, SQL…

  • Fluent in Microsoft office


  • Better skilled in SPSS, R, SQL…

  • Fluent Chinese and English