Career Opportunities

Specialists in sensory sciences are highly sought after. You can find job offers from our members here. Also, feel free to send your unsolicited applications to any of our members (see list). Applications for internships are also welcomed.


sensory panel leader / technician

27 September 2016, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

McCormick is looking for candidates for the position of Sensory Panel Leader/Technician to join a team based at the Centre of Expertise in Haddenham, UK. This role will be reporting directly to Sensory & Consumer Science Manager. If you have passion for flavour, food-related education and some experience with descriptive panel leading this could be a perfect job opportunity for you.



sensory manager

21 September 2016, Sensory Manager (m/f) at SAM Paris

SAM Sensory and Marketing, leader européen des études et du conseil en Marketing Sensoriel recherche, pour intégrer l’équipe de sa filiale française à Paris (20 personnes), un(e) Sensory Manager. Vous êtes responsable de la coordination interne et de la supervision du département « panels sensoriels » de SAM.


sensory and consumer research programme manager

25. August 2016, GB

Consult Search & Selection is looking for a client in sensory and consumer research in the UK. To apply for this position you will be experienced in sensory and consumer research from the food and/or beverage industry. This includes the areas of qualitative and quantitative research, sensory testing as well as product optimisation and benchmarking.


innovation and insights project manager

01. August 2016, Campden BRI (Chipping Campden, GB)

Campden BRI is looking for an Innovation and Insights Project Manager at the Consumer and Sensory Sciences Department. The Department offers an array of services to enable clients to specify, monitor and control product attributes and understand consumer perceptions, preferences and attitudes to support product development and improvement programmes.


postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years

23. May 2016, Nofima

Nofima in Ås has a Postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years available in the Food and Health department, within the project “Increased value creation of Norwegian Brassica vegetables (CabbageTaste)”, financed by the Norwegian Research Funding for Agriculture and Food Industry. The main objective of the project is to increase the knowledge on relationships between sensory and nutritional quality of Brassica vegetables.


consumer sensory insights manager

2. May 2016, Givaudan

As a Consumer Sensory Insights (CSI) Savoury Snack Manager in our Flavours Division, you will be fundamental in developing, implementing and leading the execution of the CSI plan for the segment contributing to both increasing the pipeline of projects for the segment big bets as well as increasing the win rate.


senior sensory specialist

14. March 2016, Nestlé, Singen – Germany

Nestle is looking for a Sensory & Consumer Specialist at PTC Singen. She or he will manage sensory & consumer research for Innovation and Renovation projects to drive consumer centricity and guide decision making. PDF


sensory specialist - 1 year

14. March 2016, Nestlé, Singen – Germany

Nestle is looking for a Sensory Specialist at PTC Singen. She or he will manage sensory & consumer research for Innovation and Renovation projects to drive consumer centricity and guide decision making. PDF


Associate Scientist - Sensory Evaluation

26. November 2015, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel – Switzerland

Philip Morris Products S.A. is seeking a talented professional to join our Sensory
Evaluation team, within the Flavor & Substrate development sub-function
(Technology and Operations RRP) in Neuchâtel – Switzerland, whose objective is support the development and assessment of new products with the potential to reduce the risks of smoking-related diseases. You will be responsible for planning, managing, developing and implementing sensory evaluation tests to support the development of RRPs.


trainee: what is a “coup de coeur” product?

17. November 2015, Givaudan, Argenteuil - France

Duration: 6 months

The student will help Givaudan looking into different hypothesis of what “coup de Coeur” products and “delighting” consumers means. He will need to investigate definitions and define way to measure it in order to drive better product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step.

Technical skills: Knowledge in consumer research & methodologies. Good knowledge in statistical tools (theory and software). Fluency in English is a plus.

contact: christel.adam@remove-this.givaudan.com


trainee: how to build a fragrance database taking into consideration product base effect?

17. November 2015, Givaudan, Argenteuil - France

Duration: 6 months

The student will help Givaudan looking into different ways of evaluating the fragrances in order to be able to understand their fit to specific categories (base, context of evaluation, specific questions…). She or he will also look into all the insight that is key for perfumers and evaluators in order to understand consumers specific perception of the products (colors, images, sounds, words, ….). Final outcome would be the proposal of a specific protocol as well as a database format to facilitate fragrances searches to drive better product selection through the development process.Email adresses:

contact: christel.adam@remove-this.givaudan.com


sensory panel leader / technician

22 October 2015, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

The role is based in the Centre of Expertise in Haddenham, UK – reporting directly to Sensory & Consumer SCience Manager. Main responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinating of all daily panel activities (Descriptive Profiling, shelf life tests and discrimination testing) from set up to execution.
  • Acting as panel leader, leading panel discussions to develop appropriate vocabulary and training of panellists.
  • Gathering and supporting analysis of sensory information within the department, according to recognised international guidelines.
  • Managing the discrimination test and shelf life testing programmes.

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Please find the full description Initiates file downloadhere.



esn postdoctoral fellowship

02 September 2015, ESN - worldwide

The European Sensory Network is offering a one year postdoctoral fellowship in sensory science, starting in 2016. The research will take place at the site of one of the ESN member or partner organisations. (Application deadline: Sept 30th 2015)



Senior Projekt Manager (w/m)

20 August 2015, sam - Sensory and Marketing International, Zürich, Switzerland

Sie managen komplexe Projekte im Bereich Sensory Marketing auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene mit der Zielsetzung, unseren Kunden relevante und umsetzbare Ergebnisse zu liefern. Des Weiteren umfassen Ihre Aufgaben die projektbezogene Betreuung und Beratung unserer Kunden von der Offerterstellung, über die Projektleitung und –koordination bis hin zur Kundenpräsentation.



(Senior) Research Cunsultant

1 March 2015, Haystack (Leuven/Belgium)

As (Senior) Research Consultant you are responsible for liaising with nominated client companies to profitably develop haystack business. You have prime responsibility for handling client projects through all stages from initial briefing to report writing and/or debrief presentation, ensuring that the research design and analysis and interpretation of results fulfils clients’ needs.



Researcher, Sensory & Consumer Team

5 February 2015, Arla Foods (Aarhus/Denmark)

You develop the area of sensory and consumer science, and you will be responsible for delivering actionable sensory and consumer insights and recommendations for marketing and innovation colleagues.



Innovation and Insights Project Manager

3 February 2015, Chipping Campden BRI (Gloucestershire/GB)

As a project manager within the Innovation and Insights Section, the role will include the design and management of consumer research projects (contract and MSFR) from commencement to completion, including report writing and dissemination activities, to meet objectives, timescales, deliverables and financial targets.



Sensory Science Leader

3 February 2015, Rockfield Specialist Recruitment (Slough, Berkshire/GB)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global FMCG employer of choice, looking for a talented sensory scientist to lead the sensory and consumer science team in driving global, regional and local R&D activities and innovation.



Project Manager Sensory Marketing

19 January 2015, Senior Project Manager (m/f) Sensory and Consumer Re-search with focus on Client Development and Sales (Munich, Germany)

At our headquarters in Munich we are looking for a competent and committed team member helping to drive forward the group’s growth and internationalization: Senior Project Manager (m/f) Sensory and Consumer Research with focus on Client Development and Sales.


Regional Senior Sensory Manager - Perfumery

14 January 2015, Firmenich, London, UK

The Perfumery Division is currently looking for a Regional Senior Sensory Manager - Perfumery for our Global Sensory team in our facility in London, UK.  Working with our Global Sensory Director, you will be responsible for Regional and Global activities and capabilities within the Perfumery Division, the quality and depth of our output and the management, coaching and development of others in the Sensory team. Closing date for applications 28th February 2015.

 



Perfumery Sensory Scientist

14 January 2015, Firmenich, London, UK

The Perfumery Division is currently looking for a Perfumery Sensory Scientist for our Global Sensory team in our facility in London, UK.  Working with our Global Sensory Director, Senior Sensory Manager and others in the Sensory Team, you will be responsible for providing scientific expertise and deliver high quality sensory services within the Perfumery Division at Firmenich.

 

 


Data Analyst

25 November 2014, ACCE International, Canada

ACCE International seeks a Data Analyst to join their Department of Statistical Analysis. As the leading sensory based consumer research consulting firm in Canada, ACCC offers the opportunity to work on a variety of projects for clients in the consumer packaged goods industries.

 


Consumer Market Insights Europe - Internship 2

11 November 2014, Givuadan, Argenteuil (France)

The student will help Givaudan defining different hypothess of “why parity”, investigating solutions in order to drive discrimination with specific consumer targets through flavour design or type of questions asked (or other dimensions…), defining a new way of looking into data sets helping screening Givaudan fragrances in the scope of Consumer Quantitative tests to drive product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step ...


Consumer Market Insights Europe - Internship 1

11 November 2014, Givuadan, Argenteuil (France)

The student will help Givaudan looking into different hypothesis of “why parity”, investigating solutions and defining a new way of screening Givaudan fragrances in the scope of Consumer Quantitative tests to drive product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step ...




Sensory & Consumer Insights Researcher

17 September 2014, IFF, Hilversum (Netherlands)

This researcher position drives and coordinates methodology and innovation within the SCI EAME flavour team and in partnership with other internal or external partners. He/she is involved in customer and category pro-actions as well as product ...




Senior Scientist, Nutrition & Metabolism

10 September 2014; Biofortis, Research and Development; Addison, IL (USA)

This position provides scientific direction and leadership to nutrition research to ensure development and implementation of high quality projects and programs. The responsibilities include managing the scientific direction and content of clinical research projects ...



Project Manager Sensory Marketing

12 August 2014, SAM Sensory and Marketing international, office Zürich (Switzerland)

We are looking for a competent and committed team member in customer service, consulting and project management. You will join a young team attaining excellent results and located in Zurich and help drive forward ...



(Senior) Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights

16 July 2014, Symrise Holzminden

The Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights plays a relevant role in driving the growth of the regional business by leading key learning projects and analysis that guide decisions based on deep consumer and market insights understanding. One position is to be ...



(Senior) Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights

16 July 2014, Symrise Clichy/Paris, France

The Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights plays a relevant role in driving the growth of the regional business by leading key learning projects and analysis that guide decisions based on deep consumer and market insights understanding. One position is to be ...

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