Sensory Technologist

Posted 6 March by KERRY Featured
  • Plays a key role in the development of new scientific innovations within the Kerry RD&A team.
  • Works with expert and naïve panels and conducts basic research for the improvement of existing products and the development of new products, outlining procedures and specifications.
  • Supports RD&A with analyses, tests and insights. This involves feasibility studies, development and scale up/ production trails.
  • Documents all research activities in databases and records and disseminates key learnings.

Key Behaviours:

  • Acts in a way that is both trustworthy and trusting, champions the values of the organisation and challenges unacceptable behaviours.
  • Displays confidence, energises and inspires others
  • Execution focused through systematic problem solving and decision-making.
  • Acts with drive, determination and resilience.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • BSc in either Food or Behavioural Science with emphasis on sensory evaluation.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the area of sensory and consumer science.
  • IT literate in Microsoft packages and working knowledge of sensory software (EyeQuestion, Compusense, XLSTAT).
  • Substantial practical experience in setting up and managing sensory panels at industrial level.
  • Demonstrated track record of working at own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Strong oral, written communication and influencing skills

Reference: 34617976

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