Sensory & Consumer Insight Scientist

CPA Recruitment
£Competitive + benefits
Closing date
16 Aug 2019

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Development, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Sensory & Consumer Insight Scientist

£competitive + package


Ref: FMW38657


An instantly recognisable brand with a global reputation at the forefront of product innovation. This business is expanding their R+D team and offering the chance to develop your long term career.

The Role

As the sensory expert in the business, you will provide guidance to the R+D team and key stakeholders with interpretation of sensory testing and ways to use the data to increase performance of the brand. Leading the delivery of the sensory science programme you will have responsibility for managing a technologist and technicians as part of the wider R+D and technical teams.

By competitor benchmarking and conducting consumer testing across multiple sites, you will be able to advise on gaps in the portfolio and how the products are being perceived by the consumer.

This is an exciting time to join a fast growing business and implement positive change, driving engagement, promoting innovation and a learning culture in the team. Aside from the business you will also improve your own technical expertise and personal development, keeping abreast of new sensory and statistical methods.

Personal Profile

  • Degree qualified in Food Science or Technology
  • Sensory Science post graduate experience in industry
  • Passion for food, drinks and a good personal sensory acuity
  • Flexible to travel circa 30% globally
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Experience of relevant sensory software packages e.g Compusense, Senpac, Excel Stat

Ref Code: FMW38657

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah to  

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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