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Principal Specialist Process Design

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1013

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

 

Do you want use your expertise & skills in the field of Process Technology and play a key role in the development of new and improved, sustainable processes and products for Corbion? As our Principal Specialist Conceptual Process Design you will work for the Global R&D Department at our location in Gorinchem. At this site we have our largest lactic acid derivative production facility which serves all of our Non-Bakery food market units as well as our Biochemicals Unit. Additionally this site accommodates our Biomaterials plant as well as the Corbion Innovation Centre.

 

As our Principal Specialist Conceptual Process Design your main responsibilities are to exploit and extend your expertise to translate business requirements into research strategies to explore (new) sustainable process concepts and develop new processes and process sections, delivering from feasibility through lab and pilot to implementation.

Digital process design and operation are key technologies for accelerating innovation and optimizing operation. The modeling platform covers all key activities from model-based experiment design in R&D to creation of digital process twins for optimizing operation.

 You will build insight, know-how and skills in multiple relevant fields of expertise. Furthermore this role is focused on:

 

  • Building & maintaining broad Process Design and Process modelling skills and competences
  • Steering the development, optimization and migration of new or existing process steps through design and modelling
  • Developing process concepts and models, supporting product models
  • Responsible for the process modelling infrastructure and roadmap
  • Drive process sustainability concepts and LCA
  • Building bridges and strong collaborations with other disciplines such as engineering, process development, fermentation, and sustainability
  • Supporting intellectual property, regulatory affairs, marketing and sales departments with relevant expertise
  • Defining projects and leading project teams to develop technology innovations
  • Explore and maintain external collaboration, network and developments
  • We offer you the opportunity to coach and develop specialists, scientists, technicians and/or trainees

 

About you
 

In addition to your educational achievements on a PDEng/PhD level in process modelling and conceptual design the successful candidate for the position of Principal Specialist Conceptual Process design must also have:

 

  • 10+ years of industrial work experience in a relevant Process Industry field
  • State of the art expertise in process modelling and design and equipment selection
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Bridge builder, strong interdisciplinary
  • Preferably experience with product modeling and design & affinity with fermentation processes
  • Ability to evaluate and supervise PhD level work
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)
  • Good communication skills and intercultural sensitivity

 

 

At Corbion, we look for employees who can:

SET CLEAR DIRECTION: Explain clearly where we are heading, why and how we will get there

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE: Deliver results and quality while managing change

FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS: Consistently meet the expectations of internal and external customers

DELIVER THROUGH TEAMWORK: Engage, motivate, challenge and support employees and teams

 

As the Principal Specialist Process modelling and Design, we need you to go the extra mile, to embody our behaviors and show the following competencies:  Leadership, self-management, integrity, self-confidence, creativity and conceptual thinking

 

You will be part of the center that is responsible for conceptual process design and modelling of all Corbion manufacturing processes, shaping the processes of the future and bringing step change improvement to our existing sugar based processes.

 

Our offer:
We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:

 

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • 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, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Lastly, we offer a 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 a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. Our sustainable ingredient solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. With a worldwide network of production facilities, sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries, Corbion is known for quality, product innovation, and customer orientation, as well as for its collegial, informal and results-oriented company culture.

 

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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