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Sensory Scientist in Gloucestershire
The company specialises in scientific, technical and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide. With industry-leading facilities and expertise they offer analysis, testing and operational support to companies all along the supply chain.
The role is within the Consumer and Sensory Sciences Department which provides analysis and testing services, training, method and application innovation and consumer insights. Most of the work is contract related, funded by clients from across the agri-food supply chain. The position involves partaking as a food assessor in product benchmarking and other sensory evaluations or consumer research across the other sections. Furthermore, client reports will need to be prepared, including details of sample evaluations with suggestions of improvements, data comparison and market positioning.
A degree or equivalent in a food or related consumer or sensory topic is required, as well as relevant retail, industrial or catering experience. A basic food hygiene certificate would be required as well as a full UK driving licence. The company are looking for a candidate who has a good understanding of the current food market and an up to date knowledge of the latest trends.