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Food Technologist

Description

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We are looking for a dedicated and innovative Food Technologist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new and improved food products, ensuring food safety and quality, conducting research and experiments to improve the nutritional value of food, and enhancing the taste and appearance of our products. You will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of food science, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for creating delicious and nutritious food products.

Responsibilities

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  • Developing new and improved food products.
  • Ensuring food safety and quality.
  • Conducting research and experiments to improve the nutritional value of food.
  • Enhancing the taste and appearance of our products.
  • Ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Testing food samples for particular types of moulds, yeasts and bacteria.
  • Working with marketing and production staff to develop new product ideas.
  • Maintaining accurate records of testing results.
  • Evaluating the nutritional value, color, flavor and texture of food.
  • Testing food samples for specific types of moulds, yeasts and bacteria.

Requirements

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Food Technologist or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of food science and nutrition.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.

Potential interview questions

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  • What is your experience with developing new food products?
  • How do you ensure food safety and quality in your work?
  • Can you describe a time when you had to solve a problem related to food production?
  • How do you stay updated on new regulations related to food safety and sanitation?
  • Can you describe a successful food product you developed and the process you followed?