Food Science Technicians

Food Science Technicians

Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Independence * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Conduct standardized tests on food, beverages, additives, or preservatives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, or nutrients. * Record or compile test results or prepare graphs, charts, or reports. * Maintain records of testing results or other documents as required by state or other governing agencies.



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