Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Innovation * Persistence
Representative Tasks * Check raw ingredients for maturity or stability for processing, and finished products for safety, quality, and nutritional value. * Study methods to improve aspects of foods, such as chemical composition, flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, and convenience. * Inspect food processing areas to ensure compliance with government regulations and standards for sanitation, safety, quality, and waste management.
IndustryManufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Management of Companies & Enterprises,
Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science
Sample Job Titles Associate Professor, Compliance Coordinator, Confectionery Laboratory Manager, Dairy Bacteriologist, Enologist, Food and Drug Research Scientist, Food Chemist, Food Preservation Scientist, Food Processing Scientist, Food Safety Director, Food Safety Scientist, Food Science Professor, Food Scientist, Food Technologist, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Coordinator (HACCP Coordinator), Hybrid Corn Breeder, Hybrid Technologist, Laboratory Manager (Lab Manager), Laboratory Technician (Lab Technician), Microbiologist, Process Engineer, Product Development Manager, Product Development Scientist, Professor, Professor of Food Biochemistry, Quality Assurance Director (QA Director), Quality Assurance Manager (QA Manager), Quality Control Inspector (QC Inspector), Quality Control Scientist (QC Scientist), Research and Development Director (R & D Director), Research and Development Manager (R & D Manager), Research Chef, Research Food Technologist, Research Scientist, Research Technician, Seafood Technology Specialist, Swine Nutritionist, Swine Technician, Technical Director, Value Analysis Coordinator.