Sensory Product Researcher

Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Retail
15 days ago

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Envision developing Consumer & Marketplace Insights for a Fortune 200 Company with some of the most iconic brands! Have a bachelors degree with experience in the consumer Industry? Have an interest or experience with consumer research methods? If so, we want to speak with you!

We are currently looking for a Sensory Product Researcher in Strategy, Consumer & Marketplace Insights to join us in Richmond, VA.

The selected candidate will play a key role in designing and executing sensory product research studies with the purpose of producing measurable consumer insights to support product development and business strategies.

What you will be doing:
Lead sensory product research studies to produce relevant consumer-centric insights that drive business performance.
Train and maintain sensory panel performance.
Establish cross-functional partnerships with product development and brand management teams to clearly define research objectives and deliverables.
Develop and conduct product research by translating internal research requirements into a research protocol, inclusive of supplier and methodology selection, developing other field materials (e.g., discussion guide/survey development and supplier deliverables) and managing fieldwork through using supplier partnerships.
Prepare and deliver learning/insight, clearly explaining scientific research and its results.
Prioritize projects in a rapidly changing environment.

We want you to have:
Bachelors degree in a related field such as food science, marketing, analytics, psychology or sociology. An advanced degree is desired.
1 -2 years in consumer product research (preferably in a Consumer Product Goods company). Innovation experience is a bonus.
Strong understanding of consumer research, including survey design, methodology strengths and limitations, and how to best address business questions.
A deep knowledge of one of the following technical areas: statistics, sensory testing methods, experimental psychology, quantitative consumer research methods.
Experience on supplier side or management of suppliers a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
High level of proficiency with MS Office applications, especially Excel & PowerPoint.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance and educational assistance packages.

Company Overview

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that leads the premier tobacco companies in the United States. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Altria Group holds diversified positions across tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. Our tobacco companies include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton. We have 35 percent ownership of JUUL Labs, Inc., the nation s leading e-vapor company. And we have an 80 percent interest in Helix Innovations, which manufactures and markets on!, an oral tobacco-derived nicotine pouch product. We complement our total tobacco business with our ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer. Altria s significant stake in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, represents an exciting new global growth opportunity.

At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other s unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Over the next 10 years, we have the opportunity to make more progress on harm reduction than we have in the past 50 years. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer.

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