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Consumer & Sensory Scientist

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary:


Support development of rapid and reliable product testing methods for CHD product portfolio. Leverage knowledge of sensory evaluation, consumer research and user’s perspective to inform the development process. Work closely with consumer researchers and manager to understand & guide product research with CHD employee panels. Responsible for designing & conducting in-house testing, data analysis and interpretation. Maintain effective communication with internal partners such as Product Development, Technology, Statistics groups.


  • Responsible for managing product testing capability with CHD employee panels. Maintaining employee database from various CHD locations (EU, plants)

  • Provide subject matter expertise in consumer/product testing based on project risk and research requirements.

  • Accountable for designing methodology (including questionnaire), data analysis interpretation, meaningful recommendation & project implications based on test findings.

  • Influence by educating the organization on value of rapid testing methods based on product and user benefits.

  • Collaborate with manager to develop and socialize consumer-centric test design within the organization.

Education and Experience                                                          

  • BS in Sciences from an accredited institution (can also include Social Sciences, Market Research); 5+ years of experience in a CPG or Supplier Development /Fragrance/Flavor/Sensory role with emphasis on consumer & sensory evaluation methods.

  • Experience and expertise in independently designing, fielding tests and data analysis on Compusense or other data collection platform.

  • Basic understanding of statistics.  

  • Broad / cross functional (product, business) experience is a plus.


COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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