Nestle USA (www.nestlejobs.com)
Responsible for managing the day to day sensory panel activities within the Solon NDC Center.
The Sensory Panel Leader will be responsible for leading the descriptive sensory panel on a daily basis with support from the Sensory Specialists and Technicians. This will include panel moderating, panelist performance tracking and creating descriptive language glossaries. This position will also assist the Sensory Specialists with basic data analysis, writing reports and presenting the information, as applied to the business. This individual will work closely with the sensory panel members, Sensory Technicians, Sensory Specialists and other R&D associates to provide all sensory panel related support to the business on a timely basis.
Management and training of sensory panels
JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge):
? BS or BA in Food Science or related field, Communications or Market Research. Technical training in scientific or food-related field, is a plus.
? Experience in panel moderating or facilitation. Experience in sensory evaluation or equivalent is a plus.
? Strong computer skills: MS-Office (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook). Sensory data collection / statistical software (e.g. SIMS 2000, XLSTAT, FIZZ, SAS) is a plus.
? Experience with statistical analysis and reporting
? Strong written and oral communication skills
? Strong organizational skills
? Able to work well in a team environment