We’re looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
Strong analytical skill and the ability to interpret sensory data to create engaging reports that inspire action.
Support the development and raise the bar of the sensory panel performance with close collaboration with the Panel leader
Be the consultant and guardian of all sensory methodologies and tools for global mixes category (e.g. sensory glossary list, sensory toolkit and references, IN/OUT specifications, etc..)
To seek improvement for Consumer Sensory Insights best practices that will impact the business and promoting the use of Sensory and Consumer Research in innovation and renovation process across the various functions in R&D and markets.
Provide sensory insights to support front-end innovation activities for idea generation and concept building.
Partner with consumer insight team to bridge sensory insights with consumers understanding to create powerful and compelling insights to support innovation and renovation initiatives.
Degree or equivalent in Sensory Science, Consumer Science, Food Technology, Food Science or other related fields
Min 5 years of working experience in the field of sensory science
Experience in a wide spectrum of sensory research methodologies and track record of gathering sensory insights to impact the business
Strong ability to prioritize, multitask and manage various day to day activities, working to a timeline
Experienced in leading and highly motivated to lead and manage sensory panels
Ability to coach and guide technicians / panel leaders to reach excellence in execution and autonomy.
Strong statistical knowledge a plus
Interested in the coffee category
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excel in a collaborative global team environment
Strong and keen interest to bridge and increase collaboration between sensory and consumer.