Consumer Assessor/Technician

Job Ref: J25757
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 07 March 2018
  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, UK
  • £17,000 - £19,250 per Annum
  • James Windridge
  • 0121 728 8459

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Title: Consumer Assessor/Technician

Location: Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Salary: £17,000 to £19,050 Per Annum

My client is a premier food and drinks research company, providing technical, scientific, and consultative services to the food industry in a global capacity.

Benefits: This is an opportunity to join a market-leading company with a range of benefits including an attractive starting salary, 24 days holiday and pension scheme.

The role is for a consumer assessor/technician to handle, prepare and assess food and drinks products using a wide variety of sensory methods.

Job Role:

The purpose of the role is to participate as a Consumer Assessor/Technician in all appropriate training, research and contract work executed within the Department.

Handle, prepare and assess a variety of food and drink products using a range of sensory methods.

To participate as a panellist in the consumer benchmarking and quality assessment panels, in all applicable training, research and contract work.

General administration duties; test data input etc.

Help to maintain kitchen and laboratory facilities to the highest possible standard of hygiene and cleanliness at all times.

Key skills

Excellent communication and listening skills, verbal and written

Good standard of computer literacy (Word and Excel)

Ability to work within a team or on own initiative, as required

Good organisational skills

A genuine interest in food and drink, food related background

Basic Food Hygiene certificate desirable

Access to own transport as site is not accessible via public transport

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Sarah on 0121 728 8458

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies

Keywords: Consumer, Sensory, Food, Project, Science

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.