CPA Recruitment

Senior Consumer Insight Scientist

£Competitive + benefits
02 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Senior 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  

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