Food Technologist in Lagos, Nigeria

Food Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

As a Food Technologist, you apply scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods.You conduct basic research on new product and development of foods.


    • Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.


    • Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant, and confers with process engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems.


  • May specialize in one phase of food technology, such as product development, quality control, or production inspection, technical writing, teaching, or consulting.
  • Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging, and distribution.

Improve quality of foods, such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of foods.



 Applicants must have a minimum of B.Sc degree in related  field such as Food science/Technology, Food/Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Human Nutrition.

Key Skills of Food Technologists:

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Good teamworking abilities as well as being confident, independent workers.

They should also have meticulous attention to detail, especially with regard to food hygiene and safety. Successful candidates will have strong analytical and numerical skills and a real interest in food production.

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