Sensory Insights Manager

Sensory Insights Manager
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK Southampton Hampshire UK SO158TL
Job Ref: J2164775
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 25 April 2022
SRG are a strategic recruitment partner to a British multinational company who are looking for a Sensory Insights Manager to join the team.

SRG are a strategic recruitment partner to a British multinational company who are looking for a Sensory Insights Manager to join the team in Southampton.

The role:

To plan and direct all sensory activities required for the execution of Product Development and/or Innovations Projects across all categories; Vapour, New Actives (multiple format/categories: e.g. Modern Oral/White (LYFT), multiple actives: caffeine, CBD, taurine). To ensure the quality of sensory response data and its interpretation in the context of project objectives.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Plan, direct and supervise sensory activities for Sensory Panels on site or at an end market level to ensure that project timings are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Panel Maintenance activities are executed where sensorial panels are in operation.
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in all aspects of sensory evaluation in the New Categories.
  • Act as a key contact for sensory panels on site or at an end market level whilst ensuring that sensory best practises are integrated.
  • Issues recommendations to stakeholders based on aggregation and interpretation of sensory data and in-depth understanding of project objectives through close collaboration with Project Teams.
  • Responsible for the quality of the Sensory results and the implementation of Sensory "Best Practice" within all panels.


  • The job holder should be educated to degree level in a scientific background with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a product related position or relevant experience within the food/flavour industry.
  • The job holder should have a good working knowledge of product development.
  • In-depth Technical Knowledge of sensory methods and broad understanding of consumer research methods.
  • In-depth understanding of applied statistics & tools.
  • Broad understanding of Combustible and new categories products and their component parts and understanding of how consumers interact with these products
  • In-depths sensory knowledge for category as defined per centre of excellence for each region.

Permanent position, competitive salary.

If this role is of interest to you, (or you know anyone who might be suitable), please click the link to apply or email your CV to Natalia Santoro at

25/05/2022 11:58:37
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Contact Consultant:
Natalia Santoro

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