We surveyed 362 food safety and quality technicians to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Food safety and quality technicians are investigative and conventional

Food safety and quality technicians tend to be predominantly investigative individuals, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts. They also tend to be conventional, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a food safety and quality technician. However, if you are artistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average food safety and quality technician break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of food safety and quality technicians are social responsibility and conscientiousness

Food safety and quality technicians score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average food safety and quality technician: