QC Sensory Analyst

Full Time
  • Hampshire, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 / Annually

Job Description

Sensory QC Analyst


The  Company is a leading supplier of ingredients to the global food, beverage, and flavours industries.

Well established and seen as a leader within their categories the business have seen huge YOY growth and are constantly expandingto facilitate this.


Job purpose

To undertake routine quality analysis of production, raw material and miscellaneous samples taking the lead on the Sensory analysis ensuring that the LH sensory testing procedures are robust, panellists are trained to a high standard, product quality sensory issues are investigated appropriately.


The Role


  • Routine testing of samples submitted to QC
  • Reviewing the requirements of each sample & leading the daily sensory assessment panel for routine quality control of raw materials and finished product and for product
  • development samples.
  • Prepare samples for assessment by the sensory panel ensuring products are representative and tasted at the most appropriate dilution to determine any issues
  • Maintaining the retained samples ensuring that samples are available for review when required
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve the processes and testing parameters for sensory testing of materials
  • Collate the sensory panel results for reporting and identify issues
  • Ensure Sensory panellists are using good tasting techniques and scoring materials consistently
  • Arrange and oversee training and testing programmes of panellists at appropriate intervals to ensure all panellists are
  • working to the same criteria, i.e. the skills and scoring are calibrated’


Ideal Candidate


Higher education in a science subject

Excellent sensory capability

High attention to detail with accurate record keeping & a passion for continuous improvement

Experience in a quality testing lab

Understanding of statistical methods in analysing results

Excellent communication skills both within the team and to stakeholders across the business


For more info get in touch with Dan at Umami Search

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