Specialization Technology Job
Technologists plan the manufacture of food and drink products and can work in a wide range of settings, including: kitchens, factories, laboratories and offices. Consequently, specific responsibilities vary greatly, but may include:
»generating new product ideas and recipes
»modifying and improving existing recipes
»designing processes and machinery for the production of recipes on a large scale
»liasing with marketing staff
»ensuring that stringent hygiene food safety standards are met
»identifying and choosing products from suppliers
»monitoring the use of additives
»testing and examining samples
Keys skills for food technologists
Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and good teamworking abilities as well as being confident independent workers. They should also have a meticulous attention to detail, especially with regard to food hygiene and safety. Successful candidates will have strong analytical and numerical skills and a real interest in food production.
To become a food technologist a good OND/HND/bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject is normally necessary, such as food science/technology, food/chemical engineering, bio chemistry, nutrition, micro biology or chemistry. Possession of a food-related post graduate qualification can be beneficial, particularly for candidates without a relevant first degree. Job shadowing, networking and vacation placements can be helpful, and candidates possessing food industry work experience are often at an advantage.
Mode of Application
Forward all CV to peetwo4god @ gmail .com not later than 30th Nov, 2017