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Intern -Coop - Product Performance Evaluation 9/11/2016

L'Oreal USA New York, NY

L'Oreal USA
Job Classification
Full Time
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New York, NY
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Bachelors Degree
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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