Principal Scientist Manager

Job Description

Auto req ID: 199641BR

Job Description

At PepsiCo we are committed to attracting the best talent, people moved by challenges and inspired by personal and professional growth opportunities.
We feed emotions of our customers and consumers, achieving results with our unique way of doing business, acting with integrity, in an agile and responsible.

About PepsiCo

In Brazil since 1953, PepsiCo is one of the leading food and beverage companies in the country and operates in the market through favorite brands and recognized as QUAKER ® (cereals, cereal bars and cookies), TODDY ® (chocolate milk powder, chocolate milk ready to drink and cookies) , Magic ® (chocolate milk powder), TODDYNHO ® (chocolate milk ready to drink), ELMA CHIPS ® (popcorn, peanuts, wheat-based snacks), LUCKY ®, TORCIDA ®, RUFFLES, DORITOS ®, CHEETOS ®, FANDANGOS ® and FOFURA ® (snacks), EQLIBRI ™ and MABEL (cookies), GATORADE ® (sports drinks), LIPTON ® Ice Tea (tea ready to drink, in partnership with Unilever), KERO COCO ® and TROP COCO (coconut water), H2OH! ®, MOUNTAIN DEW and PEPSI-COLA ® (carbonated), and DRINKFINITY ® (portable and personal beverage system).

Job Description:

Lead the Sensory & Consumer Product Insights agenda to support the LATAM Nutrition projects. Provide technical leadership, and partner with business teams to advance global innovation, brand stewardship and productivity pipelines related to Sports Nutrition. Conduct appropriate research to build new product learning and advance knowledge of the consumer while meeting business objectives.
Help shape consumer research testing strategies, validating and incorporating new tools, approaches, methods, and points of view to enable faster and more informed data-driven, consumer-focused, R&D decisions.
•Take a leadership role in global SCPI initiatives through participation in various taskforces.
•Be a mentor to less senior team members.
•Design compelling research plans, determine appropriate research methodologies, coordinate tests, analyze and interpret experimental data, provide technical recommendations. Deliver results orally, and with written reports to enable clear product, process and pack design decisions.
•Have a thorough understanding of our product portfolios, the competitive landscape, and strategic imperatives.
•Be a driving influence to communicate value of qualitative research. Elevate SCPI capability and output in the area of qualitative consumer product research.
•Help manage consumer research budget through planning and tracking.

“A companhia se reserva o direito de modificar as especificações, habilidades e requerimentos da posição de acordo com suas necessidades”



MS or Ph.D.: Major in Food Science (thesis in Sensory) or Consumer Psychology, with a minimum of 5 years (MS) or 4 years
(Ph.D.) experience in a Sensory & Consumer Research position in a major consumer packaged goods company.
Highly experienced in quantitative and qualitative consumer research
Expert knowledge of discrimination, descriptive and consumer test methods
Working knowledge of market research tools and techniques

“The company reserves the right to modify job requirements, skills and specifications according to its needs.”


Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular