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Operations Technician

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Blair, NE, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1853

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


 Corbion is seeking an Operations Technician  to monitoring and control all production processes of the department Acid and Derivatives and to ensure that products are manufactured within the required specifications for quantity, quality and time, with due observance of the regulations. The location will be in Blair, NE and this position reports to the Area Supervisor. As our Operations Technician, the main responsibilities are:



  • Monitoring the production processes in the field and from the control room, on the basis of the standard operating procedures, regulations, customer specifications and additional instructions of the supervisor. This includes:
  • The start-up, operation, control, monitoring and regulation of production processes, in the field and from the control room. The measured addition (manually and via control equipment) of raw and auxiliary materials.
  • The exchange of control findings between the technician in the plant and the technician in the control room, and the execution of specified control and operation actions
  • Taking samples during production for the purpose of in-process determinations, to be carried out personally, or for laboratory analysis
  • Entering data in the ERP system for accounting purposes. This includes:
  • Creating ‘shop orders’, receiving and issues raw materials, receiving and issuing of (semi) finished goods and rework
  • Receiving and Creating Bill of Ladings for bulk shipments
  • Printing labels for finished goods
  • Keeping production facilities in operational condition, in order to achieve minimum loss of productivity and thus creating maximum availability. This includes:
  • Carrying out cleaning activities in the buildings and grounds in accordance with documented procedures and regulations
  • Entering work orders for Maintenance activities
  • Helping to train less experienced / new co-workers in the operation of equipment and all of the abovementioned tasks
  • Registering data and handing over the production processes in a manner that guarantees optimal progress of the process
  • Executes QESH standards per defined roles and responsibilities to ensure personal and product safety and quality
  • Performs within the guidelines of all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Security measures, Housekeeping, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP), all quality, regulatory, environmental, safety and health guidelines and regulations. These standards are used in all daily activities to ensure product safety and quality are in compliance



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • 3-2-2-3 Shift Position - 12 hour shifts which rotate from days to nights every other month.
  • Safety training for process industry & Safety hazard identification
  • Process operator experience
  • Multi-tasking, Computer (Word, Excel, BPCS)
  • Mechanical, Forklift driving
  • Team work
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical activity (less than 50lbs., 25% of time)
  • Daily lifting/pulling of heavy objects (> 50lbs.)
  • Able to climb, repetitive bending & squatting 


About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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