Food technologist

Posted by Bevas Logistics MEMBER18 Sep 5:33 pmApapa, Lagos

Food scientists study the microbiological, physical and chemical properties of food and ingredients to make sure they are safe for consumers. Responsibilities of the job include:

evaluating the nutritional value, colour, flavour and texture of food
testing food samples for particular types of moulds, yeast and bacteria that may be harmful
ensuring that food manufacturing processes conform with government, processing, consumer and industry standards
exploring alternative manufacturing methods
producing new food products
working closely with other food production staff including microbiologists, engineers, packaging specialists and buyers
establishing low-cost wholesale food production methods
investigating and setting standards for safety and quality

Key skills for food scientists

Knowledge of a range of sciences and their applications to food
Good business, IT, analytical and numerical abilities
Being a confident independent worker
Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to health, safety and hygiene
Good communication skills
Strong teamworking skills

I do not want to be contacted by telemarketers.

Medical / Biotech
Job type:
Full Time
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