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Sensory Scientist

The People Co. / Develop Jobs
£Attractive plus Package
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Job Details

The Business.
This leading business provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food and beverage industries worldwide. 

The Role. 

Help create winning products through applied sensory solutions, by delivering bespoke consumer and sensory services and training to a range of food and drink industry clients across the UK. 

People Accountabilities.

  • To deliver presentations on scheduled and tailored consumer and sensory training courses onsite or at client’s facilities
  • To provide course development and administrative support for projects, pre and post courses
  • To support the development of course materials and associated presentations
  • To support the Section Manager with identification and acquisition of new business opportunities for the sensory training section and services across the department
  • Proactively review current practices, policies and methods and suggest new and improved ways of working
  • To assist in the organisation of seminars and conferences as opportunities arise

People Profile.

  • Several years industry experience within the field of sensory science
  • Qualification in the field of Sensory Science – minimum IFST Foundation Course
  • Degree or equivalent in a food science would be beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge of BRC and its applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Full driving licence

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.



Development is critical to any business in the fast-paced world of food and consumer goods. Whether it’s new or existing product development, evolving processes or packaging, achieving the right blend of experience and fresh ideas is key. Our Develop division focuses on innovative roles which manage how a product tastes, looks, smells or functions - and how recipes are scaled up and products safely packaged. From packaging technologists to process managers and product development directors, our People can help.

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