Mgr., Consumer Science in Florham Park, NJ at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

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Job Description

Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Bountiful Company's Innovation R&D Team is searching for an experienced consumer innovator to join the Consumer Science team and help translate consumer insights into technical product/package opportunities.  The ideal candidate will have strong experience in qualitative research, data synthesis and storytelling and the ability to connect the dots from multiple data sources into tangible business opportunities. 

Consumer Science is a product focused research team with the goal of embedding consumer insights, preference and appeal into the R&D innovation process.  The role of Consumer Science Manager will enhance the impact of the Consumer Science function across the organization.  In this role, this individual will have autonomy and hands-on ownership of driving growth and innovation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data synthesis and storytelling: generates presentations which inspire action and identify innovation opportunities using data from multiple sources (primary and secondary research, social listening, competitive analysis, etc.)
  • Lead and support research initiatives, including product experience research, attribute and prototype testing, foundational understanding, competitive landscape, whitespace identification, etc.
  • Partner with stakeholders from Product Development, Package Design & Development, Nutrition Science & Communication, Consumer Insights and Marketing.
  • Socialize the consumer voice and experience in creative ways and through excellent storytelling and presentations
  • Manage multiple requests, deadlines and deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Support the Consumer Science Director in growing the impact of the Consumer Science function as a competitive advantage for the business

Job Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in consumer, product or user research using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methodologies
  • Minimum BS degree, advanced degree preferred
  • A passion to create new products that meet consumer’s needs, and in creating the best possible experiences for them
  • Excellent storytelling skills – able to qualitatively synthesize data from multiple sources into a meaningful and business relevant story
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods and techniques, such as online surveys, product testing, focus groups, IDIs, ethnographies, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Self-starter that is naturally curious
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to self-manage, juggle multiple priorities, and pay attention to details
  • Ability to contribute to a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and collaborative team environment
  • Commitment to core values of collaboration & teamwork, creativity & intellectual curiosity, integrity & respect, nimbleness, execution excellence, quality of innovation and accountability.

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