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Product Documentation Specialist - Sustainable Specialty Chemicals

Job Category:  Marketing
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time but Part Time optional
Job ID:  2378

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



As our Product Documentation Specialist you make sure that product documentation we need to run our businesses meets the agreed standards, is up-to-date and available to our internal and external customers through the designated online channels.


The Product Documentation Specialist reports to the Director Pricing & Product Portfolio Management and will be a member of the Lactic Acid and Specialties product management team.


Main responsibilities


  • Manage product specifications, product datasheets and product documentation
  • Participate in product related projects like customer portal, implementing SAP product codes, branding activities that impact our documentation sheets.
  • Manage product documentation related activities coming out of the global SAP implementation
  • nvestigate possibilities for replacement of current system in collaboration with RA and IT department.
  • Support migration of product data to SAP and Product Information System (PIM).
  • Ensure updates are implemented and communicated properly to all stakeholders
  • Ensure product documentation is compliant with corporate guidelines
  • Ensure product documentation is available on the various digital platforms
  • Maintain digital documentation platform [MS SharePoint] and implement improvements, e.g. simplify online documentation structure and making it more user friendly and intuitive
  • Maintain the product introduction workflows; ensure product implementation and product changes are implemented properly and follow up in case of delay
  • Act as a focal point for all stakeholders and promote correct usage of the platforms to the various users [Sales, R&D, Quality Assurance, etc.]
  • Co-ownership of the ‘Customer Portal’ and all external published documents
  • Collaborate with other business functions in document related projects


The ideal candidate


We are looking for a well-organized documentation professional with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to thrive in a changing, growing organization. Personal competencies for success include excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, customer focus, detailed oriented and the ability to create relationships with internal stakeholders.


In addition, you meet the following criteria:


  • You have a relevant education on MBO / HBO level and affinity with IT
  • You have a proven track record [5+ Yrs] in organizing documentation and information streams in a heavily regulated environment (food, pharma, chemicals)
  • You have proven experience with MS SharePoint and feel comfortable working with other applications like Excel, Word and Acrobat
  • You have the ability to present thoughts and ideas towards internal stakeholders
  • You have a good understanding of customer needs and can translate needs to concrete document and platform requirements
  • You can identify, share and successfully implement best practices
  • You work structured, accurate, disciplined and are service oriented





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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