Food Science Technician Interview Questions

There are 2 different sets of questions for this title
1 Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
2 Share an experience in which you conducted standardized tests on foods, beverages, additives, and/or preservatives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations.
3 Share an experience in which you successfully shared a difficult piece of information. (Make sure that the candidate has open lines of communication.)
4 Would you consider analyzing data or information a strength? How so?
5 In your experience, what is the key to ensuring your company was compliant with all laws, regulations and standards that were applicable to your area of responsibility?
6 Share an effective approach to working with a large amount of information/data. How has your approach affected your company?
7 Tell me about the last time you monitored or reviewed information and detected a problem. How did you respond?
8 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
9 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
10 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
11 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
12 Share an experience in which you successfully idetified cell structures and/or located bacteria or extraneous material while examining chemical or biological samples.
13 Share an experience in which you effectively computed moisture, salt content, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors.
14 Provide an experience in which you effectively assisted a food scientist or technologist in research and development, production technology, or quality control.
15 How do you balance cooperation with others and independent thinking? Share an example. (Try to determine if the candidate has a cooperative attitude or is otherwise good-natured.)