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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products, or to ensure compliance with company or government quality standards: Conducts standardized tests of food, beverages, additives, and preservatives for flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, or other factors, using incubator, autoclave, ovens, balance scales, refractometer, or other equipment.

  • 2) Tests flavoring and spices for moisture, oil content, coloring, and pungency, using spectrophotometer, stereomicroscope, and ovens.

  • 3) Tests production samples of food for compliance with standards, using spectrometer, pH meter, distillation equipment, balance scales, and other equipment.

  • 4) Refers to tables or computes such factors as moisture, salt content, sediment, or solubility.

  • 5) Smells samples of food for odors or tastes for prescribed flavor.

  • 6) Observes sample smear, sediment disk, or agar sample through microscope to identify bacterial or extraneous matter.

  • 7) Compares test results with standards and records results.

  • 8) Cleans laboratory equipment.

  • 9) May mix ingredients to make reagents.

  • 10) May operate calculating machine to compute percentages of ingredients in finished product.

  • 11) May be identified according to quality or product tested.




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DOT:   029.361-014

Job Number: 2297