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R&D Sensory Scientist

Requisition ID 39192
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-SS1
Posting Type LI

 

About Kerry

 

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

 

Our Values: Courage | Ownership | Inclusiveness | Open-Mindedness | Enterprising Spirit 

 

About the role

 

Location:              Singapore
Reporting to:        Sensory Manager 


The Sensory Scientist is responsible for providing sensory expertise in a dynamic environment. This involves managing sensory projects, supporting client's studies, and participating in the product development cycle. In this role, you have to provide professional guidance and enable project leaders to define and progress towards measurable sensory targets.

 

Key responsibilities

 

•    Participate in project meetings and work with cross-functional team members to define project objectives, determine appropriate sensory and consumer research methodologies, design research plan, coordinate tests, independently analyze and interpret experimental data, provide technical recommendations, and report results orally or in written form.
•    Allocate/coordinate/review optimum resources for sensory evaluation studies and integrate results and knowledge.
•    Build up sensory expertise, tools and techniques; continuously seek for improving Sensory Evaluation methods and promote the use of Sensory Evaluation in projects.
•    Deliver sensory results on time.
•    Coordinate and execute sensory screening for new Kerry employees.
•    Provide sensory training for factory Quality Assurance team.
•    Maintain a clean and organized laboratory work environment and supplies inventory.

 

Qualifications and skills

 

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Food Technologist or similar field
•    Minimum 3 years and above in flavour house or food industry, with relevant working experience in sensory science cross category background. 
•    Working knowledge of discrimination, descriptive and consumer test methods
•    Working knowledge of computer and dedicated software for Sensory data acquisition and/or analysis
•    Experience with statistical analysis software such as XLStat, SPSS, JMP.

 

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