Summary 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 key facts and figures about working as a food technologist. The following information is applicable to all Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 22100).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Chemical technologists and technicians provide technical support and services or may work independently in chemical engineering, chemical and biochemical research and analysis, industrial chemistry, chemical quality control and environmental protection. They are employed by research and development and quality control laboratories, consulting engineering companies, in chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and a variety of other manufacturing and processing industries, and by utilities, health, educational and government establishments.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- 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
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