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Technical Process Summary 1 Assignment

In your Technical Process Summary1 assignment you should clearly state the technical details of how your product is being/will be produced. The Technical Process Summary 1 assignment should contain the following information:

  • Include a list of critical process parameters and a flowchart of the process.
  • Describe the critical impact/functionality/performance characteristics of soy or corn components in your product.
  • List the amount of corn and or soy components contained in your product.
  • Describe the key technical or commercial issues needed to produce this product.
  • Address if this product can be made with existing facilities/technologies or are totally new facilities or retooling needed?

Keep your audience in mind (the judges) when writing your Technical Process Summary Assignments. You need to be as detailed and descriptive as possible but at the same time use terminology that a layman will be able to understand and comprehend.

Technical Process Summary 1 Assignment Rubric






Total Points

Technical Details
Thorough, easy to read details
Detailed but hard to understand
Not well written or very hard to understand
Did not address the technical details
Clear, well organized, accurate, and descriptive
Clear, organized, accurate, but could use more description
Not well organized or descriptive
No chart turned in with assignment
Impact / functionality / performance of the corn or soy components
Easily described in detail the role that the corn/soy components play in the product
Described the corn/soy components role but not in layman's terms
Did not thoroughly address the role of the corn/soy components
Did not address the corn/soy components role in the product
Technical / Commercial Issues
Issues were well thought out and addressed
Some issues were not discussed
Missed many of the technical / commercial issues
Not addressed in the assignment
Manufacturing Needs
Understood and explained the manufacturing needs for this product
Thought of many needs but still missed some key issues
Not well thought out or little understanding of the manufacturing needs
Not addressed
Assignment turned in on time with advisors' signatures
Turned in at meeting with advisors' signatures
Turned in after meeting with advisors' signatures
Turned in after meeting with no advisors' signatures
Turned in late
Total Points
/ 100
Not Pass

You must earn an 90% or better to continue in the competitions. You will be given one opportunity to redo this assignment if you do not earn an 90% or better. Even if you earn an 90% on this assignment you may be asked to redo a portion of this assignment to more accurately meet the rubric criteria. If you are asked to redo a portion of the assignment and it is not turned in by the due date set by the competition administrator your team may be eliminated from the competitions.

Technical Process Summary 1 in pdf format

If your team has any questions about this assignment please direct them to:

Micky Creech
Soy Competition Program Manager
NLSN 3259