Job position as Sensory Project Manager for TAKASAGO, Paris, France

Permanent contract based in Paris (75017), executive position, reporting to the Team Leader Behavior, Emotion Sensory


Takasago, a Japanese group with more than 3,000 employees worldwide, fragrance manufacturer for leading brands, is recruiting a Sensory Project Manager for the R&D department of its French entity (250 employees).


Within the R&D department, you will be Panel leader with the following missions :

  • Management and organization of internal panel sessions
  • Preparation of assessment sessions in coordination with the application team, preselection and validation of appropriate samples for sensory tasting
  • Animation of training sessions and evaluation of scented products
  • Hiring and training of internal panelists
  • Control of panelistsā€™ performance with corrective actions
  • Training of panelists, maintaining their performance and motivation
  • Development of new olfactory assessment protocols
  • Bibliographic monitoring on sensory methodologies
  • Analysis of results by statistical data processing
  • Report writing
  • Presentation of results to creative teams and international customers

Profile and Skills

  • Master grade in sensory sciences, consumer panels, statistics (ENSBANA, EBI …)
  • 2 to 5 years of experience
  • Good command of sensory softwares (Compusense) and statistic tools (Xlstat, R…)
  • Strong sensitivity/affinity for the sensory domain
  • Olfactive skills
  • Fluent English
  • Dynamic, rigorous and autonomous
  • Analytical and synthesis skills
  • Proposal maker
  • Listening

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