Consumer Science and Product Understanding is a vital function within the GSK business. The mission of the function is to drive Global Business Growth through the identification and development of products that delight consumers. The team identifies and measures key design attributes and develops core R&D capability in Consumer Science to drive superior product design and help produce products that delight consumers.
You will work on a wide range of different projects. Examples include, process/ingredient changes and how it affects the sensorial experience. Measuring product design attributes of GSK prototypes and competitor products. Working with consumers to translate consumer behaviour, barriers and insights to into technical solutions to improve the total product experience
You will be engaging with people both internally and externally on a daily basis which will provide you with a great foundation to develop your interpersonal skills and adaptability. The ability to build strong relationships with colleagues provides a diverse set of opportunities to gain experience and first-hand knowledge whilst working on several critical projects. In turn, you will develop stronger organisational and problem-solving skills which are transferable across any business area or organisation. Take a look at this short video to find out more about this placement