Nov 08, 2019

Sr Sensory Scientist / Manager

  • Tate & Lyle
  • Shanghai, China

Job Description

Under the direction and supervision of the Technical service Manager, the Sensory Research Scientist will work as part of the sensory team to manage and execute day-to-day sensory studies to meet objectives of other business functions.

  • Plan and execute sensory tests in CompuSense Cloud including but not limited to discrimination, descriptive, consumer hedonic studies, and focus group studies.
  • Analyze and interpret test results using sound statistical analysis including parametric and nonparametric analysis. Record data and findings in electronic notebook and deliver report to the project team on time.
  • Participate in project meetings, identify appropriate type of sensory test based on the objectives, and design test protocols.
  • Contribute to intellectual activities such as drafting invention disclosure and patent application, presenting at scientific conferences, providing sensory training to internal colleagues and external customers.


  • Mentor other technical service engineer and customer by providing basic sensory training, providing advice on test set-up and lab organization.


  • Participate in various company activities, such as safety training, employee survey, safety audits and OSHA training. Present safety topic or safety moment in the meetings.

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