Sensory Scientist Resume

Cindy Shelton

4949 Sampson Street

Denver, CO 80221



Job Objective To secure the position of Sensory Scientist in a reputable company that will allow me to utilize acquired skills and experience.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of planning, implementation and reporting on sensory evaluations and consumer research studies
  • In-depth knowledge of sensory testing tools, flavor chemistry principles, and sensory evaluation practices
  • Remarkable knowledge of statistical methods, SPSS and Statistical Analysis Software
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software and applicable safety standards
  • Ability to conduct statistical data analysis and its interpretation
  • Ability to read and understand a variety of relevant scientific and technical journals

Professional Experience:

Sensory Scientist

International Flavors and Fragrances, Denver, CO

August 2012 – Present


  • Prepared samples for sensory tests and performed experiments, efficiently.
  • Developed, executed and reported on consumer studies for product improvement.
  • Liaised with Sensory Analyst and provided assistance with application of sensory methods.
  • Analyzed, interpreted, and reported sensory test outcomes and consumer insights.
  • Assisted in product development and delivered highly effective and accurate sensory based feedback.
  • Attended and contributed in relevant technical, cross-functional, and business team meetings.

Sensory Scientist

ConAgra Foods, Denver, CO

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Designed and implemented sensory and consumer research methods and test procedures.
  • Researched and checked consumer products, their packaging materials and product-related concepts.
  • Planned and performed sensory basedstudies on time and within allocated budget.
  • Analyzed, interpreted, and presentedresearch findings, accurately and properly.
  • Interpreted and adhered to applicableenvironmental, quality and safety regulations.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with staff, various departments, and clients.


Master’s Degree in Sensory Science

Brigham Young University-Provo, Provo, UT

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