Taste Panel Coordinator

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm
Salary: £20,500

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. We are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to complement our small Finance team on a full-time, permanent basis.

As a Taste Panel Coordinator, you will be a key member of the technical team and responsible for supporting the QA team in conducting regular Taste Panels and raising any feedback or concerns. As a Taste Panel Coordinator, you will establish an effective system for the collection and management of finished product samples. You will deliver twice daily taste panels and collect regular lab samples to help the QA Team raise overall GMP standards.



  • This role requires carrying out key tasks in line with business requirements to ensure product safety, quality and legality are compiled with.  These include but are not limited to: 
  • Carrying out daily taste panels as part of reviewing the quality of products, ensuring these are completed on time (this includes co
  • To collect feedback and reviews from taste panels and issue feedback to the operations and technical team
  • Ensure the taste panel room and all utensils/ equipment is maintained and cleaned following every panel
  • Support the QA team in carrying out factory inspection of equipment, in conjunction with the schedule, to enable GMP/fabrication standards are met and maintained
  • Carry out scheduled calibration checks e.g. probe, scales & ovens



Person Requirements: 

  • Personable and Confident
  • Well organised
  • Efficient & Good Time Manager
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong administrator
  • Good understanding of Microsoft packages including Excel



  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension
  • 24 days holiday entitlement
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

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