Sensory Services Technologist

Recruiter
Cameo Consultancy Limited
Location
Chipping Campden
Salary
£18k - £22k pa
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A growing, successful and highly innovative company are looking for a Sensory Services Technologist to join their team supporting the Consumer & sensory sciences department. The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all that the company do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise and knowledge. Your prime role will be to manage all projects from start to finish.

Duties and responsibilities of Sensory Services Technologist:

  • To manage projects from commencement to completion ensuring compliance
  • To report sensory data, technical report writing and collating results
  • To respond to client enquiries, technical queries and preparing quotes/proposals
  • To deputise for the Panel Leader with all practical and administrative aspects of running sensory descriptive projects including panel facilitation/training sessions
  • To co-ordinate all Panel Acuity activities
  • To become proficient in the use of Compusense sensory data collection software
  • To prepare samples safely using good food hygiene practices for assessment by the panel
  • To co-ordinate sample receipt and organise purchase, storage and preparation of panel training and reference samples
  • To facilitate weekly retail consumer panels including set up and reporting
  • To work on other sensory projects within the Sensory Testing Services Section as required

What skills do I need to be a successful Sensory Services Technologist:

  • Degree or equivalent in a food science/technology or related discipline
  • Previous industrial experience in a sensory and/or laboratory environment
  • Completion of the 'One Day Introduction to Sensory Analysis' course and '4 Day Sensory Evaluation Workshop' or equivalents
  • Basic Food Hygiene/Safety Certificate
  • Some training/presenting experience an advantage
  • Proficient in Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Own transport required due to location

Hours, Salary & Benefits:

You will be working standard office hours, Monday to Friday. The salary is from £18,000 to £22,000 DOE. There are so many wonderful benefits offered too, such as pension, private medical insurance, health scheme, fantastic working environment, free parking and most importantly a subsidised Starbucks on-site!

If this Sensory Services Technologist position is of interest to you, please do apply online straight away as we would love to hear from you!


This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959459416