Sensory Opinion Panel Leader

Job Ref: J25431
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Food & FMCG
Date Added: 13 February 2018
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
  • £25,000 per Annum
  • Tolu Kuforiji
  • 01618682200

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Title: Sensory Opinion Panel Leader

Location: Southampton

Contract: 12 months

Rate: £25,000/annum

Are you a Sensory Scientist looking to gain leadership responsibilities?

SRG Synergy is working with a world-leading multinational company who are seeking a Sensory Opinion Panel Leader to use their understanding of sensory evaluation techniques to lead a opinons team influencing a diverse portfolio of popular products.

The panel leader will be responsible for the day-to-day management and analysis of data collected from an opinion panel of untrained consumers. This will include the recruitment of panel members and generation of relevant surverys/questionnaires. A background in Formulation Sciences or Quality Control with marketing would be advantageous.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute projects in line with client requirements
  • Maintaining quality of results regarding panel performance (against set KPIs) including monitoring and feedback
  • Data analysis and reporting of routine evaluations
  • Actively participate with opinion panel and improve methodologies
  • Preparation and organisation of samples ahead of evaluation


  • Educated to BSc or MSc level in Food Science or a relevant scientific subject with understanding of sensory evaluation
  • Strong communication skills - ability to recruit and retain participants
  • Computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook calendar management
  • Experience in a range of statistical analysis techniques
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently and coordinate small projects

Apply today by contacting Tolu on 0161 868 2248 or sending your CV.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.