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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 5/20/2017

L'Oreal USA New York, NY

New York, NY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


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


L'Oreal USA, Inc. manufactures cosmetics for consumer and professional markets. It offers skincare, hair care, hair color, makeup, perfumes, and fragrance products. The company also provides skinceuticals, shampoos, and sun care products.

It offers its products through pharmacies, retail locations, and Internet, as well as through a network of suppliers. L'Oreal USA, Inc. was formerly known as Cosmair, Inc and changed its name to L'Oreal USA, Inc.