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Sensory Technologist-1402357 - IL-Glenview


Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) is one of North America’s largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies, with annual revenues of more than $18 billion. With the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse, Kraft has an unrivaled portfolio of products in the beverages, cheese, refrigerated meals and grocery categories. The company’s iconic brands include Kraft, Capri Sun, JELL-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters and Velveeta. Kraft’s 22,500 employees in the U.S. and Canada have a passion for making the foods and beverages people love. Kraft is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the NASDAQ-100 indices. For more information, visit and

Under the direction and supervision of a RD&QI Consumer Scientist, the technologist (SG3/4) is responsible for the day- to-day management of sensory kitchen and panel activities. He/she will also assist in sensory panel set–up, execution, and data management.

·         Executes internal sensory panel studies under guidance from the panel leaders and according to protocols; including but not limited to: project calendaring and sample check in, rotation, preparation, cooking, and serving.

·         Responsible for study preparation (labeling of plates/cups, organizing trays) and study clean-up.

·         Manages inventory and ordering of kitchen and office supplies, small equipment and groceries.

·         Handling of test-software Compusense: create, start, run and stop tests, handle error-functions, and set-up of routine tests.

·         Maintains clean and sanitary kitchens and sensory booths.

·         Responsible for creating and management of paper and electronic product folders.

·         Training of contractors as needed

·         Occasional evening hours as required


·         High school diploma required Associates Degree in science preferred

·         Two-three years laboratory/kitchen experience required, food related experience a plus

·         Working knowledge with Windows based software, (i.e. Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office)

·         Experience with Compusense software preferred

·         Expert in using standard kitchen appliances

·         Knowledge of kitchen GMPs

·         Intermediate cooking/culinary skills

·         Strong verbal and written communication

·         Self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills,

·         Ability to balance multiple priorities and multi task

·         Experience with processing data (compiling, coding, categorizing) a plus

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.


: Research & Development

Primary Location

: NA-US-IL-Glenview

Kraft Foods Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Kraft provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact 847-646-6044 to request assistance.


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