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Consumer Insights Manager/Sr Manager

Country/Region:  US

Consumer Insights, Manager/Sr Manager
Princeton, NJ., US
CL P14/P15

Own the voice of the consumer & deliver compelling insights to inspire product innovation and help drive revenue as you work with a variety of beloved food & beverage brands that you know and love.  You will be part of our North America focused team that includes Marketers, Product/Sensory testing experts, Communicatons & Creative Designers.  We collaborate across Business Development, Sales and Product Development to add value & closeness for our external customers as we help them identify trends and new products that delight. 

At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities
•    Develop consumer insights in support of the North America Taste Division for US clients and US-based global clients that includes designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting results on primary research studies relating to food and beverage
•    Leverage a variety of consumer research methods including U&A studies, concept testing, consumer segmentation, product benchmarking. taste validation, social listening and qualitative explorations to deliver compelling insights and identify product innovation opportunities
•    Extract insight from secondary data sources (Mintel, Euromonitor, etc) to add value and thought-leadership for our internal and external customers
•    Interact, present and share thought leadership with our customers on a regular basis
•    Blend consumer understanding with product evaluation findings to elevate our understanding of the intersection of product performance and human behavior


We bring
•    A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
•    A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
•    A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
•    The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
•    An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
•    We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You bring
•    Bachelor's degree required in either Consumer/Market Research, Consumer Science, Market Research, Psychology or Analytics.  Master’s Degree preferred
•    Manager (3+ years of experience)/Senior Manager 7+ years in consumer research/insights/analytics at a Flavor House, CPG Company, and/or Marketing Consultancy
•    Strong ability to work in a team setting to deliver impactful insights and programs
•    Passion, a natural curiosity and the desire to make a difference for our business and our customers’ brands
•    Solid statistical knowledge needed.  Experience with statistical packages used by Consumer & Market Research including SPSS, ExcelStat, JMP and/or SAS a plus

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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