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Food Product Assessor

Job Title: Food Product Assessor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93058
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.64352.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 25, 2013 17:55

Job Description

Food Product Assessor A leading food quality team for a major UK retailer is currently recruiting a Food Product Assessor. This is a role for someone with a background in food that is able to work cross-functionally, has an eye for detail and will put the customer at the heart of all tasks. Constant product assessment is a key aspect of the business ensuring quality products are delivered to the customer every time they reach store. This is a store based position where your responsibilities will include: * Preparing and conducting consumer panels * Conducting specification checks * Collating and inputting data and analysing this to create reports * Ensuring safe and legal protocols are maintained throughout the assessment process * Assisting with public relations events, and supporting the Store Champion as and when time allows The ideal candidate for this role will have a qualification in food (or a related science) or be experienced in running consumer test panels. You shall be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft and computer work and be open to learning new systems. A keen eye for detail and accuracy in addition to excellent communication, administration and organisational skills is required. You will also need to be confident at using your own initiative with tasks, along with supporting colleagues on ad hoc projects and tasks so good time management is essential. A wide pallet is also a must. Some work may be conducted off-site so a full, clean driving license is essential. If you feel you have the necessary skills, and want to join a team which is critical is driving quality for the customer, then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.