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Sensory Technician - Foods

PepsiCo

Date: Jan 24, 2014

Location: Barrington, IL, USA

Proficient in daily technical operations

 

 

         Prepare all materials for sensory tests

 

         Serve samples to panelists ; master serving samples following pre-established randomizations

 

         Clean up the lab after each sensory testing and help keep lab cleanliness to comply with all safety and quality requirements

 

         Prepare accurately aqueous solutions. Understand and effectively use sensory tools/systems in place, to plan, conduct and complete a study with trained panel.

 

         Support other technicians in the preparation, execution and clean-up of each sensory testing.

 

         Use a label program for container labeling

 

         Transfer completed testing files to Data Processing group.

 

 

Under supervision of lab management, leads and coordinates sensory requests:

 

 

         Collaborate with Descriptive panel leader and Sensory analyst to complete in each testing request

 

         Document sensory testing with all relevant experimental information ("sensory request form")

 

         Prepare Weekly programs for testing

 

         Finalize weekly scheduling and field scheduling questions from analysts/product developers.

 

 

Be a team leader taking ownership of lab initiatives and improvement

 

 

         Lead at least one lab initiative and report progress to lab manager

 

         Document and report lab issues to lab supervisor

 

         Meet with lab supervisor to discuss, streamline, implement new testing methods

 

         Write/Document new protocols as they occur.

 

         Plan requirements of testing with emphasis on best execution and supplies required for testing

 

         Create, update, maintain sensory software project file templates for all testing

 

         Write preparations and understand data structures for Electronic Prep Library, DSA References, Panelist Performance, Protocol Library.

 

         Compile and Update Weekly Testing Schedules

 

 

Be a trainer and a team work contributor

 

 

         Train technicians in new test methods.

 

         Train technicians to independently and accurately execute sensory testing from preparation to clean-up, and prepare folders for weekly testing

 

         Contribute to a team work environment

 

 



Qualifications:

 

 

         High School Diploma or higher - Ideally working toward Associate or Bachelor degree in sensory science or relevant field

 

         Experience in a technical position in the flavor or food industry preferred, ideally 3-5 years in R&D environment;

 

         Proficient in Microsoft office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Sensory data acquisition software: (e.g. Compusense@hand, FIZZ, SIMS )

 

         Technical writing skills to contribute to training manuals and protocols

 

         Awareness of Food Safety standards (GLP, GMP, HACCP)

 

         Attention to detail and accuracy

 

         Works independently or as part of a team to complete project on time

 

         Develops and communicates solution to assigned experimental or operational problems

 

         Handle several projects at a time and prioritize tasks as necessary

 

         Adapt to frequent changes and work well in fast pace environment.

 

         Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

         Team player

 

 

Ref: 40829BR

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