We are seeking an enthusiastic sensory researcher to lead and manage the sensory panel activities of a key client. Located at the client’s site, this role provides a unique opportunity to work with a large manufacturing company whilst being part of an international sensory and consumer research agency.
About SAM-Sensory Dimensions
SAM-Sensory Dimensions is part of SAM, a global leader of sensory and consumer research, with 16 facilities in UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Morocco, China and the USA. The UK facilities are in Reading and Nottingham. We have a growing portfolio of contracts and ad-hoc projects with the world’s most famous FMCG and Retail brands.
SAM is committed to developing the talent of its team by investment, training and the creation of career opportunities.
We provide forward thinking, agile and innovative research solutions to help clients achieve their goals and aspirations. We do this by combining traditional and innovative techniques including: sensory evaluations by trained panels, quantitative consumer product evaluation, qualitative “Product Labs”, implicit approaches and voice enabled technology. All our research is under-pinned by best-in-class fieldwork, study design, data analyses, insight generation and engaging communication to clients.
You will be working with one of our key FMCG clients to provide in-house sensory panel management and leadership. You will organize all sensory tests and provide input to selection of the best approach to meet study objectives. You will be responsible for panel scheduling, administration and recruitment of new sensory assessors as well as monitoring panel performance and providing remedial training where required. You will coach and develop two senior technicians, effectively distributing weekly tasks. You will sign off their reports adding recommendations for the client whilst also carrying out more complex data analyses where needed for additional insights. You will identify new methods of interest and implement research plans for capability building.
This role will be based in Leicester, UK.
Salary & Benefits
In addition to salary, we provide a package of benefits including a health cash plan, flexible working hours and 25 days holiday.
SAM-Sensory Dimensions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Interested in joining our team? Send your CV to [email protected]