Associate Analyst, Consumer Sciences
Company: Estee Lauder
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Service consumer testing needs of Research and Development
(including the skincare and makeup Innovation/Charter teams, BSR
and Packaging) as it relates to technology development and/or
validation as well as additional ad hoc requests. Assist manager in
the design, execution and analysis of research projects and
independently manage aspects of projects. Provide actionable
insights to teams in order to direct development of
Successfully complete the below responsibilities with guidance
from manager, relating to all aspects of consumer product testing
with full accountability. Responsibilities have direct impact on
technology development/validation across Innovation teams. Actively
display strong problem solving abilities, learning agility, and
creativity as it relates to product testing
methodologies/understanding research objective/cost/timing/etc.
- Support manager in the management of all aspects of consumer
product testing/exploratory research both domestically and
internationally. Handle projects from start to finish with input
- Responsible for assisting in the development of protocols and
project screeners/questionnaires/discussion guides, overseeing
vendor recruitment and fieldwork, inputting in analysis, helping to
create written report/presentation that provide insights and
- When necessary, administer one-on-one interviews and/or
diads/triads to obtain more in-depth understanding of consumer
beliefs/opinions/attitudes/behaviors as it relates to the specific
- Involved with communications/discussions relating to study
research needs/setup/status/study results. Partner with key
internal groups, including Clinical testing, R&D, Packaging,
PD, and Legal to ensure research is focused and objectives are
understood, met, and communicated.
Monitor project budget once study costs are negotiated by
manager. Manage billing and processing of invoices. Discuss
atypical budget circumstances with manager/director.
1 year of market research experience a plus. Cosmetic industry
experience a plus.
Other necessary skills: strong technical and interpersonal
skills, customer service oriented, team player, excellent written
and oral skills, attention to detail, and computer proficient.
BS/BA in relevant field (i.e. Sensory Science, Psychology,
Keywords: Estee Lauder, New Haven , Associate Analyst, Consumer Sciences, Other , Melville, Connecticut
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