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Mgr Sensory Product Research

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Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
May 18, 2017
Job ID
2461389
Our client specializes in quantitative consumer product research across the complete life cycle of food, beverage, personal care, and household products.  Founded in 1957, the firm has an extensive record of success helping consumer packaged goods companies innovate and optimize their products.
 
Research Manager
 
Manage consumer research projects in support of the development of products across the food, beverage, personal care, and/or household products categories.
 
  • Able to understand client research objectives and develop appropriate research plans.
  • Manage project logistics from start to finish.
    • Prepare study documents (questionnaires, protocols, etc.)
    • Interact with other departments to monitor progress and assure seamless study flow.
    • Interpret quantitative test results.
    • Draft summary reports and with the assistance from in-house statistical support team and Vice President, including business implications.
    • Interact with clients at key project touch points.
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
 
  • 2-3 years of experience in consumer/survey research and/or product sensory background and experience.
  • Minimum BA/BS degree, with course work in Marketing Research, Psychology, Statistics, Sensory Science, or Marketing.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Able to concurrently manage multiple projects, with attention to detail and under strict timelines.
  • Fully proficient in MS Office Applications.