Sensory & Consumer Insights Team Leader

Marlow £32,000 p.a. to £35,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012976

A large flavours and fragrances food business is recruiting for a Sensory and Consumer Insights Team Leader in Marlow on a permanent basis. This person will plan and develop project proposals and manage sensory tests also.


Commutable from: Marlow, Bisham, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Slough, Beaconsfield

Salary: £ 32,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. plus pension, holidays and numerous other benefits


The Role of Sensory & Consumer Insights Team Leader:

Deliver and assess data quality, consistency and reproducibility of sensory panel performance
Manage consumer research activities to support strategic projects
Analyse data to make recommendations to project stakeholders
Support snack category, key customers and R&D teams to ensure consistent communication to improve flavours
Regularly engage with members of sensory team and continuously develop best practices and research methodologies
Carry out proactive testing and project work for sensory panel and internal consumer tests
Lead the sensory panel of trained sensory assessors


The ideal Sensory & Consumer Insights Team Leader:

Understanding of sensory and consumer testing experience
Strong knowledge of the food industry, customers and their markets
Experience on specialist sensory software would be beneficial
A relevant University Degree in Sensory, consumer science, food science or food and nutrition
A minimum of 3 years` experience in the sensory/consumer science environment
Good project management skills


To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matt Griffiths or call 01789 201040
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