Junior Research Executive
Location: Nottingham

Junior Research Executive

Nottingham, UK


Do you want to start your career in an international company with a multicultural environment working with the biggest local and global organizations in FMCG? If so, SAM has the right opportunity for you!


We are the leading international sensory and consumer research company specializing in food, beverages, cosmetics, personal care, and other consumer products. We have 20 proprietary state-of the-art facilities across France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom, Morocco, China and the USA, and cover more than 65 countries through our network of approved partners.

SAM provides tailor-made solutions, delivering actionable guidelines to make our clients’ brands and products memorable.


SAM is a great place to work.

Join SAM to work with the most competent, creative, and fun team in the industry and let your work, opinions and ideas contribute to the future of sensory and consumer research.

Become your most extraordinary self with support and development throughout your career.


Best in class

Join our very diverse team of sensory scientists, food technologists, statisticians, psychologists, sociologists, strategic thinkers, marketeers, field managers, technicians and other sensory and research experienced colleagues.


We're proud to be part of the Eurofins Group

World-leader in Testing for Life. With about 61 000 employees, Eurofins is a global leader in testing services and over the last 20 years has been one of the fastest growing companies in the world, thanks to its innovation in technology and service.


Role responsibilities:

  • Management of sensory and consumer research studies
  • Supervision of fieldwork in the facility and off-site
  • Statistical analysis and data visualization


  • Preparation of tests (organisation of sessions, preparation of samples, tidying of booths, cleaning of equipment)
  • Writing reports for the client
  • Active participation in the management of the facility (test planning, product supply, equipment maintenance, etc.)
  • Participation in the quality assurance process
  • Daily contact with the client
  • Close collaboration with the other members of the team and active support with other fieldwork taking place


Candidate profile:

  • University degree, ideally in food science, social sciences, psychology, statistics or economics
  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and proactive attitude
  • Confident handling of MS Office, in particular PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong social skills, enthusiastic team player



For more information or to apply: talent@samresearch.com

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