Senior Project and Fieldwork Technician
Senior Project and Fieldwork Technician (Food)
Salary 23-26K depending on experience plus benefits
At Sensory Dimensions we shape the products for tomorrow’s consumer. A leading sensory and consumer research consultancy operating in the UK and Internationally, our clients include many household names from the home, personal care, healthcare, food & beverage sectors.
Based at our Reading site, this is a varied and busy full time position (36.25 hours per week) involving client liaison; project set up and administration; planning procedures for the preparation and serving of hot and cold food samples; training and supervision of field teams; management of fieldwork sessions to ensure they are run in accordance with strict quality control standards; data collation, tabulation and transfer. An important part of this role will be forming strong client relationships and seeking opportunities to secure new and repeat business.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with strong practical skills who is adaptable to changing client needs. Previous experience in the management or delivery of fieldwork for consumer product testing is highly desirable but skills obtained in market research, product testing, catering, food service or hospitality are advantageous. The successful applicant will be well organised, be able to collaborate as part of a team to manage allocation of resources and prioritise deadlines, take pride in delivering high quality work, and be able to maintain a positive attitude when under pressure.
Normal working hours will vary depending on study needs, and evening work (until 9:00pm) will be required on a regular basis, so you will need to be comfortable with accommodating a variable work pattern. Applicants should be proficient in MS Excel and Word applications and be adept at working with numbers as well as people.
Please send your cv and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, telling us why you are the ideal person to join our dynamic team.