Our Nestle R&D facility is charged with driving innovation and global mastership in the baby food category to meet the unique nutritional and developmental needs of infants and toddlers.
We are currently recruiting for a Consumer Sensory Insights Intern at our Fremont, Michigan location for 2022.
Major Responsibilities –Collaborate with and function as a part of the Sensory team to support and/or lead appropriate testing including the design, planning, set-up, data analysis and reporting phases –Assist with the design and implementation of discrimination and consumer testing –Support the documentation and development of protocols for Sensory tools and methods –Support the development of new Sensory tools and methods –Assist in the tracking, maintenance and enhancement of the panelist database –Work on independent research projects per the specific needs of the group
M.S. or Ph.D. candidates in Food Science with a Sensory emphasis preferred. B.S. students with strong sensory evaluation skills will be considered.
Experience: Course work and/or internships in Sensory a plus • Ability to consider and apply appropriate principles of Sensory Science in practice • Citation and application of statistical analysis principles relevant to Sensory methods employed • Use of Statistical Software such as SPSS or SAS, and data collection software such as Compusense • Writing, presentation and communication skills • Organizational and time-management skills • Proactive cooperation, results focus, courage, initiative • Project management skills and ability to communicate of sensory research results
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