Andrew Peller Limited
  • 08-May-2018 to 22-May-2018 (PST)
  • Grimsby, ON, CAN
  • Contract

We are seeking a detail oriented, and collaborative individual to join our team part-time on a 6-month contract. The successful candidate will assist in the execution and data management of internal and external sensory and consumer research for quality assurance and product development initiatives.

The future incumbent must be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week; must be flexible to work weekends and additional hours if required.

The successful candidate will be accountable for:


  • Receive, report and manage all import wine retention samples
  • Receive, schedule and execute weekly finished good product procedures
  • Coordinate sensitive panelists for finished good tastings
  • Continuous development-Scientific Project Specific Literature Searches.

Sensory & Consumer Research

  • Prepare, dispense and organize samples for taste tests (internally and externally).
  • Design taste test method (affective/analytical) and execute experimental design in Compusense Software.
  • Communicate and summarize external consumer research testing's.
  • Assist with the preparation of solutions to Sensory Analyst specifications.
  • Assist in Project related sensory training on all shifts as required.
  • Organize data in template for Panel Check to monitor panel performance.
  • iPad maintenance .
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities in clean and organized state.

Health and Safety

  • Responsible for participation in all health and safety initiatives within Laboratories and manufacturing facilities.
  • Follow W.H.M.I.S. requirements and provide for clean and safe working conditions.
  • Follows safe work procedures and practices and reports all unsafe working conditions to their reporting Manager.

Incentive Program

  • Assist with maintaining the point system for the incentive program.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications/skills:

  • Degree/Diploma in Food Science or Science based background an asset or related experience.
  • 1-3 years in related field.
  • Knowledge of Sensory Evaluation, Experimental Design and GLP
  • Working knowledge of Compusense Sensory and Consumer Software, Microsoft XLStat, Panel Check is a key asset
  • Superior communication skills both written and oral in English.
  • Ability to maintain proprietary and confidential material and information
  • Maintain Health and safety initiatives within the facility
  • Adherence to SOP's, Good laboratory and Good Manufacturing Practices within the facility
  • Strong professional and interpersonal skills required.
  • Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills with a high-level attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management capabilities, able to adhere to schedule and/or deadlines.
  • Flexible and adaptive to change.
  • Valid driver's license, proof of insurance and access to a reliable vehicle is required, to travel to various sites.
  • Travel is required within a 100-km radius

*Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications no later than May 22, 2018*

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  In accordance with the company's "Employment of Relatives Policy" immediate family of employees who currently work for Andrew Peller Limited or any of its subsidiaries are not eligible for (re) hire. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy", internal candidates must have been in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation and will make every effort to meet those needs in a timely manner. Please advise the Human Resources Department if you require accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection processes and/or within the work environment. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


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