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Analytical Scientist - Sustainable Food Solutions

Job Category:  Research and Development
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2724

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



Corbion's Sustainable Food Solutions (SFS) develops functional ingredients which enhance overall performance of food stuff. What makes us special is that all our ingredient solutions are based on natural and sustainable resources. We closely collaborate with our customers in co-developing innovative solutions. We have multi-disciplinary approach towards innovation together with marketing and sales. This is how we contribute to preserving what matters.


We have an opportunity for an experienced and versatile Scientist to join our Analytical Team. With your extensive experience in food analysis using analytical techniques such as GC-MS, HPLC and Ion Exchange Chromatography will play an important role in supporting Corbion’s Sustainable Food Solution Business.

You will be based at our Global R&D Center in Gorinchem, The Netherlands and you report to the Manager of the Analytical Team.




  • Subject matter expert for different analytical methodologies with the focus on GC-MS, HPLC, and Ion Exchange Chromatography
  • Support installation and setup of new instruments
  • Coordinate verification, calibration routines and maintenance program for laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Lead the development of new analytical methods and technologies.
  • Conduct application/innovation projects, working independently and/or in collaboration with both internal and external partners and provide analytical expertise as part of project support
  • Setup analytical test programs for analyzing samples with different matrices
  • Participate effectively in cross functional project teams, which may include, Sales, Technical Services, Business, Marketing, and Operations depending on the phase and type of project
  • Bring in and translate scientific knowledge to the team and projects
  • Report and present results to the Analytical Science team and stakeholders involved.
  • Ensure the safety of all personnel and/or visitors in the lab
  • Build and maintain a professional external network with Universities, Research Institutes, and external labs or consultants
  • Other duties as determined by business needs




  • Master's degree in Chemistry or related fields with a minimum of 5 years or.
  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in food, beverage, chemical, pharma related laboratory environment.
  • Experience with analytical method development using GC-MS, HPLC and/or Ion Exchange Chromatography.
  • Ability to combine tasks when needed.
  • Hands-on experience in food analysis with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of analytical chemistry, food chemistry and food processing.
  • Ability to handle and manage change and ambiguity.
  • Capable of self-management and multiple project/task management.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • May need to travel up to 5% of working days to other Corbion Sites domestic and international for training and/or support


About Corbion


Corbion (Euronext AMS:CRBN) is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives and delivers sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet.


What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


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 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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