Job Description for Food Technologist

A food technologist usually works for a company that produces food. The technologist may be tasked with coming up with new types of foods or flavors. The technologist will prepare prototypes of foods. These foods will be tested to make sure that they are fit for human consumption.

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Food Technologist Tasks

  • Identify, monitor, and report on quality and composition of foods.
  • Optimize the taste and texture of a product.
  • Plan production procedures by extrapolating from prototypes and calculations.
  • Record data, procedures, and findings.
  • Collect samples and data to document fit to specifications.

About Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Bucks County, Pennsylvania
8,939
Male:
4,276 (47.8%)
Female:
4,663 (52.2%)
Quakertown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the USA. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 8,979. The borough is 16 miles (26 km) south of Bethlehem and 29 miles (47 km) north of Philadelphia, making Quakertown a border town of both the Delaware Valley and Lehigh Valley metropolitan areas. Quakertown is considered part of the Allentown−Bethlehem urbanized area and the Philadelphia−Camden−Wilmington (PA−NJ−DE-MD) MSA. Quakertown was originally settled by members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers. The settlement was not officially known as Quakertown until its first post office opened in 1803. On September 18, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War, a convoy of wagons carrying the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Allentown, under the command of Col. Thomas Polk of Charlotte, North Carolina, stopped in Quakertown. The Liberty Bell was stored overnight behind the home of Evan Foulke (1237 West Broad Street), and the entourage stayed...
Quakertown:
$52,615
Pennsylvania:
$53,115
$914
Quakertown:
$187,800
Pennsylvania:
$164,900
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Food Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Food Technologist

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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