|Job Options in Food Science, Technology & Engineering
New Product Development: Develop new products from concept through to full industrialisation, providing technical assistance to production, quality and marketing teams.
Process Development: Design, document, commission and improve food processing operations, and food processing equipment.
Qualifications and competencies required:
A relevant tertiary qualification (for example):
B. Technology (Food),
B. Consumer & Applied Science,
Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Human Nutrition) .
Innovative, good communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving skills, project management skills, familiarity with relevant food legislation, and familiarity with relevant systems and software.
Mid career salary:
Food technologists are currently in short supply in New Zealand, so job prospects are excellent.
Your career path can lead into R&D management, technical management, consumer research, marketing management, operations management, general management.
Typical companies to work for:
Tip Top Ice Cream
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