Skills Food Technologist in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "food technologist" was moved from the group Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) to the group Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 22100).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a food technologist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 22100).

Tasks

  • Assist in set up and conduction of chemical experiments
  • Compile records for analytical studies
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus and prepare solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • MS Office
  • Assist in developing and conducting sampling and analysis
  • Assist in development of standards, health and safety measures
  • Assist in the development of chemical engineering processes, studies of chemical engineering procurement, construction, inspection and maintenance
  • Compile records and interpret experimental or analytical results
  • Conduct or assist in air and water quality testing and assessments, environmental monitoring and protection activities, and development of and compliance with standards
  • Operate experimental chemical or petrochemical pilot plant
  • Assist in design and fabrication of experimental apparatus
  • Develop and conduct programs of sampling and analysis
  • Prepare solution of gas or liquid, reagents, and sample formulations
  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests and analyses

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Serving Others
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Counselling and Nurturing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
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