Consumer Tester (Food Industry)

CPA Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Gloucestershire (north)

Have you excellent communication skills and a passion for food?

How are your taste buds? Sense of Smell? How is your ability to translate these senses to others?

Job purpose

You will be able to assess food and drink products using sensory testing (Taste Smell, Texture Visionary etc)

Duties and Responsibilities

Handle, prepare and assess a variety of food and drink products using a range of sensory methods.

To participate as a panelist in the consumer benchmarking and quality assessment panels, in all applicable training, research and contract work

• General administration duties; test data input etc.

• Help to maintain kitchen and laboratory facilities to the highest possible standard of hygiene and cleanliness at all times

• To perform other duties in relation to the Department or Organisation which may be required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

• Excellent communication and listening skills, verbal and written

• Good standard of computer literacy (Word and Excel)

• Ability to work within a team or on own initiative, as required

• Good organisational skills

• A genuine interest in food and drink, food related background

• Basic Food Hygiene certificate desirable

• Practical hands-on approach

• Flexibility; willing to work additional hours during busy periods

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