We surveyed 484 food quality assurance technicians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical food quality assurance technician. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a food quality assurance technician?

Low

High

Working as a food quality assurance technician typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a food quality assurance technician?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a food quality assurance technician typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a food quality assurance technician?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a food quality assurance technician.

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Do food quality assurance technicians work full-time or part-time?

100% of food quality assurance technicians work in full-time roles while 0% work part-time.

Is being a food quality assurance technician stressful?

Low

High

Stress is not uncommon amongst food quality assurance technicians, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.

Is being organized important as a food quality assurance technician?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a food quality assurance technician.

How competitive is the workplace for food quality assurance technicians?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for food quality assurance technicians.

Does being a food quality assurance technician require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for food quality assurance technicians.

Are food quality assurance technicians allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Food quality assurance technicians rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do food quality assurance technicians have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally food quality assurance technicians will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a food quality assurance technician physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a food quality assurance technician may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.

Are food quality assurance technicians exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Food quality assurance technicians tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being a food quality assurance technician require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a food quality assurance technician.

Does being a good food quality assurance technician require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a food quality assurance technician.