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Food Testing Technician

Kelly Services
Beloit, WI 53511
Kelly is hiring a **RD&A Sensory Technician** for one of our clients in **Beloit, WI.**


+ **6-12 month contract**

+ **Possible Temp to Perm**

+ **M-F 8am-5pm**

+ **Pay: $18-$21/hr**


**For this position the applicant will be working in the Sensory Kitchen preparing, portioning samples and serving samples to panelists in the Sensory booth area. Ideally, the person applying should have at least a High School degree, is familiar with cooking and willing to taste a wide range of products (e.g., dairy, red meat/poultry, fish, sausage, beverages, candy, etc.). Restaurant experience helping in the kitchen and/or serving is a plus. Ability to stand 6-8 hours a day and pick up 40 lbs is a must. The job has lots of variety and every day is different so the applicant needs to be a quick learner, self-starter, willing to take instruction and responsibilities, flexible, detailed oriented, good team player and strong communication skills, etc. Knowing how to use a scientific scale for weighing small quantities of materials and accurately preparing taste solutions with limited supervision is a must.**


**Essential duties and responsibilities:**


The Sensory Temp will be responsible for helping set up and execute of all types of sensory tests. This experience will expose the temp to a wide range of sensory methods that are available to assist the RD&A Scientist in making great tasting products. Other activities include learning EyeQuestion software to generate ballots, taking focus group notes, conducting ongoing screening and training for new hires, preparing materials for both the trained Descriptive panel as well as for TaStation testing. Day to day activities include coding cups for all projects, assisting with lab maintenance, preparing and portioning samples, sanitizing the kitchens, preparing and serving samples, etc.


The temp will assist the scientists with panel set-up, test execution and other duties which may be specific to the test being conducted. Over time, the temp will take on more and more of the responsibilities until they can independently set up and run a project on their own with guidance (e.g., TaStation, DA panel prep, Culinary project, etc.).


**Qualifications:**


High School degree with advanced classes (plus) with a science background (e.g., medical field or related field).


Must be computer savvy with ability to create and modify Microsoft Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.


Must follow direction and work independently.


Familiar with Food Handling, Safety and Sanitation practices and not afraid to prepare baked, fried or grilled products.


Ability to work on multiple projects at one time, follow instructions, flexible and detail oriented.


Must be willing to taste and smell chemicals, flavors and food products


Must be able to stand for long periods of time in a laboratory setting and lift 50 pounds


Must be self-directed with ability to ask questions, investigate, and follow-up


Team player


**\#P2**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2022-09-29

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Food Testing Technician

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