Sensory Services Technologist

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Job Type:
West Midlands
West Midlands
£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £22,000 depending on experience
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Sensory Services Technologist

Ref: 19671

Our client based in Gloucestershire, is a global and independent provider of food information, market intelligence and technical food research services. They are currently looking to recruit a Sensory Services Technologist for their department of Consumer and Sensory Science.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Management of sensory discrimination projects in accordance with the client brief/objectives and time constraints.

- Interpretation of sensory data, technical report writing and dissemination of results to clients

- Respond to client enquiries, technical queries and preparation of quotes/proposals

- To become proficient in the use of Compusense Cloud specialist sensory data collection software for running sensory discrimination/quality tests

- Organise and execute recruitment, training and maintenance of the Discrimination Panel

- To support and deputise for the Sensory Quality Team Supervisor as required

Qualifications and Competencies:

- Degree or equivalent in a food science/technology or related discipline

- Previous industrial experience in a sensory and/or laboratory environment

- Completion of one or more sensory evaluation courses

- Food Safety Certificate

Key Skills:

- Well organised and practical with excellent time management skills to manage workload and meet tight deadlines

- Excellent interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and IT skills

- Self reliant, able to work on own or as part of a team

- Able to follow Good Laboratory Practice

- Knowledge of Quality Management Systems desirable

Location: Gloucestershire

Role: Permanent

Salary: Up to £22,000 depending on experience

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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Tom Lester

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