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Job Description for Food Scientist

Food scientists perform a variety of tasks related to the production, testing and consumption of food. They may work in quality assurance within a production facility, testing for levels of various nutrients and the presence or absence of microbes (which are essential to proper nutritional labeling and food safety). Food scientists may perform routine checks of the product throughout the production process to verify the finished product is prepared correctly. Some food scientists may even develop new techniques to improve and streamline the production process or create new, improved packaging uniquely suited to the product. An agricultural food scientist works with farmers on a variety of tasks, including soil analysis, and provides advice about crop growth.

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Food Scientist Tasks

  • Design, execute, and interpret scientific experiments to develop and optimize products.
  • Understand plant equipment and processes to appropriately create solutions.
  • Research, identify, and implement new practices to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Document specifications for materials, production, and finished products.

About Provo, Utah

Utah County, Utah
115,258
Male:
56,231 (48.8%)
Female:
59,027 (51.2%)
Provo /ˈproʊvoʊ/ is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of Utah, located 43 miles (69 km) south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. Provo is the largest city and county seat of Utah County. It lies between the cities of Orem to the north and Springville to the south. With a population at the 2010 census of 112,488, Provo is the principal city in the Provo-Orem metropolitan area, which had a population of 526,810 residents at the 2010 census. It is the third-largest metropolitan area in Utah after Salt Lake City and Ogden-Clearfield. The city is the location of Brigham Young University, a private higher education institution, which is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Provo also has the largest Missionary Training Center for the LDS Church. The city is a key operational center for Novell and has been a focus area for...
Provo:
$46,388
Utah:
$62,912
$790
Provo:
$227,600
Utah:
$234,600
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Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
50%
1-4 years
50%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
50%
1-4 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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