Taste Panel Leader / Food Scientist –
The National Food Lab, a premier laboratory consulting
firm, is expanding its quality assurance area. We have an opening for a Taste Panel Leader/Food Scientist
located at a client site in Miami, Florida.
This position is responsible for conducting product cuttings and
quality assurance assessments for a client company with a wide variety of
consumer products and packaged goods.
as a project leader for quantitative and consensus sensory assessment of
products compared to a written standard.
Manage all aspects of projects including language development, data
collection, panel performance, and data analysis.
Support client’s new
product functions and client’s kitchen staff team as needed
with client to make certain program consistently meets their needs, uncover
unmet needs and opportunities to improve program.
with client’s suppliers. Help
problem solve, ensure the program meets their needs.
a yearly calendar to schedule product evaluations, coordinate schedule with
client Product Managers, and invite client’s suppliers as needed.
study data, form accurate conclusions, and communicate results to the
training to new panelists, review panelists’ performance and provide
· Support additional quality
functions as needed.
· Be part of a team to identify
optimum data capture method, implement the best data output and data
· Work in an interesting,
challenging, and dynamic environment
· Work with a congenial and flexible,
yet demanding and fast-paced department
· Gain experience on a broad range
· B.S. in Food Science or related
· Supervisory and/or Management
experience will be an asset
· Experience in quality assurance
and/or sensory evaluation a plus
· Working fundamental knowledge of
experimental design, statistical analysis, and computers
· Excellent verbal and written
CONTACT: The National Food Lab, LLC
365 North Canyons Pkwy #201
Livermore, CA 94551
salary, commensurate with experience.
Comprehensive benefits package.