Jan 15, 2020

Chocolate Taster

  • Mondelez
  • Reading, England, United Kingdom (UK)

Job Description



Chocolate Taster


Purpose of the role:

Our Chocolate Tasters are key in helping Mondelez perfect and launch an entirely new product all over the world by tasting and providing feedback just like our consumers. Tasters participate in formal tasting alongside 11 Chocolate Tasters; sharing opinions and collaborating with others to reach an agreement on taste.

Following this discussion, tasters will be required to assess the chocolate in tasting booths. No experience is required as full training will be provided to develop your taste buds and the specific vocabulary required to communicate your opinions.

Please be aware that this is a part time permanent role based in Wokingham.

Working hours:
15:00-17:00 (Monday – Thursday)

Main Responsibilities 

  • Be able to taste chocolate products and give objective and honest feedback in line with sensory definitions.
  • Work within a team of Chocolate Tasters to share opinions and collaborate to reach an agreement on taste
  • Use a clearly defined vocabulary to describe products and aid in the discrimination between products.
  • Attain to our Ways of Working (sensory practises) when assessing chocolate in the sensory booths.
  • Be consistent in the results given
  • Know the ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position; raise questions and concerns when faced with an ethical or compliance issue; apply integrity in all aspects of professional conduct


  Candidate Requirements
  • A passion for confectionery and taste buds for detection
  • Honesty when it comes to giving opinion
  • Eager to try new inventive products
  • A communicative personality to build great relationships with your panel
  • A firm grasp of the English Language
  • Ability to commit to working hours stated.
If you have any dietary restrictions, certain food intolerance or allergies to certain foods then this position may not be suitable for you. For example, you will be required to test products that contain gluten, nuts and dairy.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.

Due to an expected high number of applications for this tasty role, if you have not heard from us within 14 working days, your application has not been successful and we recommend you visit out career website for more opportunities.

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