Sensory Services Technologist

Cameo Consultancy Limited
Chipping Campden
£18k - £22k pa
04 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
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!

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