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Food Technologist
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£35,000

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Food technologists develop processes for manufacturing foodstuffs and related products based on chemical, physical, and biological principles as well as technology. They design and plan layouts or equipment, oversee staff, engage in controlling and improving food technologies in food production processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

Chartered engineers possess an accredited university degree. After qualifying, periods of appropriate training and experience are required before membership of a chartered engineering institution is attainable. Incorporated engineers possess an accredited university degree, BTEC/SQA award or an apprenticeship leading to an NVQ/SVQ at Level 4. All routes are followed by periods of appropriate training and relevant experience.

TASKS

  • Researches into problem areas to advance basic knowledge, evaluate new theories and techniques and to solve specific problems.
  • Establishes principles and techniques to improve the quality, durability and performance of materials such as textiles, glass, rubber, plastics, ceramics, metals and alloys.
  • Designs new systems and equipment with regard to cost, market requirements and feasibility of manufacture.
  • Devises and implements control systems to monitor operational efficiency and performance of system and materials.
  • Prepares sketches, drawings and specifications showing materials to be used, construction and finishing methods and other details.
  • Examines and advises on patent applications.
  • Provides technical consultancy services.

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