How do they match: Food Science Technicians

  • Food Science Technicians

  • Food Products Tester
  • Food Analyst
  • Food QC Technician
  • Food Quality Control Technician
  • Food Quality Technician
  • Food Safety Technician
  • Food Science Technician
  • Food Taster
  • Food Technician
  • Food Tester
  • Dairy and Food Laboratory Assistant

  • Work with food scientists or technologists to perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products. Includes technicians who assist in research and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods.

  • Analyze test results to classify products or compare results with standard tables.
  • Compute moisture or salt content, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors, using mathematical and chemical procedures.
  • Conduct standardized tests on food, beverages, additives, or preservatives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, or nutrients.
  • Mix, blend, or cultivate ingredients to make reagents or to manufacture food or beverage products.
  • Monitor and control temperature of products.
  • Order supplies needed to maintain inventories in laboratories or in storage facilities of food or beverage processing plants.
  • Provide assistance to food scientists or technologists in research and development, production technology, or quality control.
  • Supervise other food science technicians.
  • Taste or smell foods or beverages to ensure that flavors meet specifications or to select samples with specific characteristics.

  • Evaluate quality of materials or products.
  • Prepare compounds or solutions for products or testing.
  • Research methods to improve food products.
  • Test quality of materials or finished products.