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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  2815

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



As part of an internship program in our Confectionery Application team in the Sustainable Food Solutions unit market you will perform product application research, sensory evaluation, data collection and laboratory analysis in confectionery products to find connections that will create upgraded value in our current ingredient portfolio


What we ask:

*You are customer/ service oriented and able to work fast in international team environment;

* You take responsibility for your work and are continuously looking for new opportunities to make improvements;

* Good foundation of food technology, food ingredients, + basic knowledge of food chemistry and sensory science;

* Proficiency in english both oral and written;

* Good communication and teamwork skills;

* Hands on for lab experiments;

* Preferably no diet restrictions;

* Independent project planning;

* Ambition to pursue a future career in application development or research.


Important aspects you will work on are:

* Literature review and experimental setup as well as independent trial execution;

* Following stability and shelf life trials, using/improving analytical methods (Karl Ficher, moisture content, Aw meter, pH,etc);

* Discussin stability issues, effect of different formulations and processes, sensorial aspects etc with internal experts;

* Reporting and continuous update presentations of results.


We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. Furthermore at Corbion you will experience a:

* Company which empowers people and where your initiatives, and ideas make a real difference;

* International and truly diverse organization;

* Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products. We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline;

* Friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment.


In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects


About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives and lactides, and a leading company in functional blends containing enzymes, emulsifiers, minerals and vitamins. The company delivers high performance bio based products made from renewable resources and applied in global markets such as bakery, meat, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, home and personal care, packaging, automotive, coatings and resins. Its products have a differentiating functionality in all kinds of consumer products worldwide. We have factories in the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Thailand and the United States. Corbion has a worldwide network of sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries. Quality, product innovation, and customer orientation are important attributes for our client, which is also characterized by being a collegial, informal and result-oriented company culture. You can find more information about Corbion at


About Corbion 

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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