food taster leader in welwyn garden city

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£ 9.50 per hour
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welwyn garden city, east of england
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Do you enjoy working in a busy, fast paced environment? Are you friendly and enjoy working in a small team? Do you have strong Excel skills and a passion for food? If so, please read on...

We are looking for a Sensory Panel Leader to work for our client based in Welwyn Garden City. Your role would be to facilitate the food testing panels on the assessment of products across all food areas, ensuring that best practice is followed and the required quantitative and qualitative data is captured to support the product development teams.

The Benefits:
*Active working environment
*Working for an established organisation
*Holiday allowance
*Pension scheme

You will be responsible for:
*Work alongside the cooks ensuring that products are being cooked to time and informing your cook of any delays in the testing schedule
*Set up the product test questionnaire, so that the panellists are able to complete the product assessment
*Bring in products from the kitchen into the sensory booths, rooms, taking products back into the kitchen after the assessment, ensuring the sensory area is clean for the next product assessment
*Liaise with shopping team regarding products to test
*Capturing qualitative data for the panellist group, probing where necessary, to ensure insightful data is collected
*Feeding back the results to the assistant insight managers
*Analysing the data through excel after the panellist session
*Responsible for working alongside the internal and external teams to create and help manage a yearly training schedule, calibration and monitoring of panellists performance, delivering panellist feedback
*Keeping the panel motivated and engaged
*Ensure all food hygiene regulations are adhered to
*Follow business code of conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence

You will ideally have:
*Understanding of Sensory evaluation
*Sensory qualifications/relevant food degree desirable but not essential
*Ability to facilitate small group discussions
*Intermediate excel skills/confident using questionnaire packages
*Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a team
*Food and Hygiene certificate desirable but not essential
*Written and spoken English essential
*Passion for food, willingness to taste a wide range of products

You will be a reliable, flexible member of staff showing initiative and commitment to providing a safe, hygienic environment.

If this sounds like you then please apply today!

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