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Analytical Scientist

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1941

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


The Analytical Scientist plays a key role in the development of new analytical methods and introducing new technologies within Global R&D. He/She works together with main stakeholders like but not limited to Operations, Incubator, SFS, LAS, IP, RA and third parties.


  • He/She is responsible for analytical expertise and implementation of new analytical methods and technologies to support progress.  Sustaining Corbion’s Global R&D and incubator department through excellent analytical customer support
  • Provide expert services to other functional areas. Assure availability and transfer of the required knowledge to relevant groups in the field of expertise.
  • Advises project managers. Cooperates with internal customers and counterparts
  • Partnering with other R&D teams and providing analytical expertise/support to Corbion prioritized projects
  • Works with internal and external customers/partners on collaborative projects and provides analytical expertise.
  • Establish and maintain effective external industrial and academic networks.




  • Technical Project Lead for analytical related innovation projects, determine approach, responsible for planning, execution with team, set deliverables.
  • Taken the lead in the development of new analytical methods and technologies and transfer to other analytical groups.
  • Contributes to ideation, reviewing and identifying new analytical projects, developing, implementing  and executing technical plans, collecting and analyzing data, communicating results and project status, generating reports, and making presentations 
  • Work and communicate effectively with all cross-functional team members
  • Participates effectively on cross functional project teams, which may include colleagues from Operations, Incubator, SFS, and teams. 
  • Taken the lead in the development of new analytical methods and technologies and transfer to other analytical groups.
  • Contributes (with other subject matter experts in technology and application teams and from external party/network) to the quality of the SFS input towards supported projects, provides technical overviews of analytical techniques employed, and insights from industry (technology trends, best analytical techniques, alternative analyses, new methodology, etc.)
  • Brings in and translates scientific knowledge to projects and the overall business
  • Literature research, and keeping the knowledge of self and the rest of the team well updated on new technologies and trends. 
  • Liaison to Universities, Research Institutes, external labs, and consultants
  • Actively participate in maintaining the facilities, equipment, and safety in the labs
  • Support onboarding of colleagues


About you


  • MSc in e.g. Chemistry, Food Science with minimal 3 years of experience. 
  • Strong understanding of the principles of analytical chemistry, laboratory analytical techniques and lab equipment are required.
  • Affinity with Process Analytical Technology (PAT).
  • Willingness to travel overnight up to 5-10% of working days.
  • Works with high motivation and passion to deliver results.
  • Strong people skills related to leading a team, working with peers, and upper management.  
  • Able to initiate projects and bring new ideas into the organization. Capable of self-management, and multiple projects and tasks management
  • Problem solving skills, understanding of experimental design and statistical analysis of data
  • External network: Able to build and maintain a professional network with Universities, Research Institutes, and external labs or consultants




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 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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