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CI Researcher

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Job ID SHA01283 Date posted 11/16/2020 Location : Shanghai, China


The market trends and consumer insights provide valuable guidance to innovation directions and facilitate Cargill business. CI Researcher will participate in planning, directing, controlling, conducting and analyzing customer-oriented market research activities to identify potential customers and markets for our products and services. To enhance market and consumer research capability and capacity for Cargill APAC, we seek a professional who will develop and maintain marketing databases with internally driven or externally derived information sources including the needs of both qualitative and quantitative research methods.


Lead and implement Qualitative and Quantitative researches for R&D and Marketing requested from FIBI business unites, work with project members to address issues through variant researches

Help analyze and prepare forecasts and recommendations for product preferences, sales coverage, market penetration, market practices and sales trends

Contribute to researching market conditions to identify potential sales of a product

Monitor market conditions, trends, competitors, etc. to project business consumer demand and plan product launch timing

Support and execute gathering, analyzing and interpreting marketplace trends and customer data to create marketing and product development strategies

Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of two years of related work experience


Minimum 5 years working experience in market and consumer research field for research companies, food FMCG or QSR channel. 

Sufficient experience on qualitative research methodologies (e.g. FGD, In-depth interview…), good ability to output meaningful insights as project guidance, good moderation skill

Be familiar with market and consumer research project management process from research design implement  analysis  output  cascade 

Strong knowledge for quantitative research methodology, statistics. 

Relevant experience in utilizing statistical approaches and software applied to research projects, such as SPSS, Eyequestion, online survey software…

Strong ability for communication, take initiatives and responsibility

Strong English ability for both oral and writing

Strong ability for office tools and presentation skill

Personal characteristics – ownership, study spirit, self – learning ability, team work

Bigdata experience and statistical knowledge will be a plus

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