Sensory Panel - Taste Tester (Work From Home)

  • location: Columbia, MD (remote)
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $15 per hour

job description

Sensory Panel - Taste Tester (Work From Home)

We have immediate part-time work from home openings (9-12 hours per week) for Sensory Panel/Taste Testers. These positions will be working with one of our largest clients in the Food Science Industry! All positions are at a $15/hr. pay rate for the first 6 months, then will go to $16/hr. MUST BE LOCAL TO COLUMBIA, MD (15-20 MILES) Selected panelists will pick up products to be tested on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from their Columbia, MD office at 9am. Sensory panels will be held via Zoom between 10:30am and 1:30pm (IPad will be provided). Prior to being selected there will be a written questionnaire, acuity test, and Zoom interview with the hiring manager. If your background fits the requirements of the position, we will send the testing to the email provided, and reach out to you with next steps. Ideal candidates for these positions would be stay at home mom’s/dad’s, retirees, part-time or evening workers looking for additional income.  


This job requires extensive tasting of different quantities of food products, and will also require you to perform some additional duties, including data entry, filing, word processing, etc. The ideal candidate should possess the following: advanced sensory acuity, ability to describe different tastes, smells, and textures, ability to work in small groups, free from allergies and food related diseases. Some knowledge of computer systems, good interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and availability. In this position, you would play an integral role in the development of new products and platforms, as well as maintaining and enhancing product quality of existing products, identifying flavor or texture problems and their sources, and providing direction for corrective actions/product improvements.


  • Data Entry (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • High School
  • Years of experience: 0 years
  • Experience level:
Shift: First

Working hours: 9 AM - 2 PM

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