Sensory Team Kitchen Assistant


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Quorn Foods, with our entrepreneurial spirit is a great place to work. Our people are passionate, take initiative and accountability and, most of all, work together as one team, focused on one shared goal with common values.

We are a purpose driven, ambitious, growing, independent FMCG company, focused on creating the world’s leading meat-alternative business, through our market leading Quorn and Cauldron brands. We are a global business that designs, manufactures and sells our healthy protein products in the UK and internationally with annual sales turnover in excess of £250 million across 17 territories.

Purpose: The Kitchen Assistant role provides sample preparation service for sensory evaluation, managing all samples from delivery to disposal and including shopping, storage, recording, cooking, photographing, labelling and serving

Key tasks & accountabilities of the role include:

  • Prepare and cook samples accurately for tasting sessions
  • Code, portion and serve samples to panellists
  • Manage Sensory sample stock and storage
  • Prepare product for quality evaluations & collate information on competitor products
  • Photograph and record appearance of samples and packaging
  • Start, run and stop Sensory Panel Tasting sessions on the computer

Essential skills include:

  • Able to cook in a controlled way to ensure sample consistency
  • A great communicator with good organisational skills.
  • Computer literate and competent using word/excel/powerpoint.
  • Current Food Hygiene certificate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • A clean driving licence is essential.
  • Current Food Hygiene certificate


  • Previous experience working in the food and manufacturing industry.
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