Part Time Sensory Technician in Gainesville FL

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Merieux NutriSciences
Part Time Sensory Technician
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Gainesville FL
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Research Technician, Sensory - R & D
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Part Time Sensory Technician

Gainesville Science Center


Mrieux NutriSciences is a solutionproviderdedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity.

Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world" .

Do you want to be a part of it?
We are looking for a Part Time Sensory Technician

Your mission:

  • Analyze food samples for various physical and/or sensory attributes based on standardized procedures
  • Use equipment such as a scale, caliper, viscometer, and colorimeter to evaluate the physical quality of a food product.
  • Set up your workstation for testing; which includes delivery and pickup of individual samples, basic daily cleanup, overall general scientific knowledge and conforming to expected behavior when exposed to external panelists and/or customers.
  • Track samples as they are moved through testing.
  • Ensure communication with other groups regarding sample arrivals as well as sensory and physical test schedules and samples that are still needed to complete physical analysis or sensory sessions.
  • Maintain accurate data records within Excel, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), and RedJade sensory software.
  • Report all errors to Supervisor; assist in investigation for non-conformances.
  • Perform other related duties as needed.


  • Must have a basic knowledge of Sensory to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results.
  • General knowledge of basic preparation practices as well as documentation of practices is necessary to provide accurate records to clients.
  • Must understand sensory tests relative to general workflow, batch and kitchen sheets and be able to read any of the documents to perform tasks within the department.
  • Basic bench skills understanding the importance of measurements and overall good lab practices is necessary to uphold the integrity of the testing performed.
  • A general knowledge of the Sensory Information Management System is required to process and record client testing data.
  • A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results.
  • A basic familiarity with preparation tools, utensils commonly used in prep kitchen is necessary to prepare samples.
  • A general knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment.


You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA.

Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project!

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