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Quality Control Lab Manager

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3632

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




The Biomaterials Business Unit develops, produces and sells monomers and degradable polymers as raw materials for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. Our products are used, among other things, in the production of medical devices and controlled release medicines. The products are developed and produced to customer specifications in our factories in Gorinchem, The Netherlands and Tucker, GA, USA. This requires very intensive contact with the customer. The application area and the specific market require a very high level of quality and service.


The Corbion Biomaterials Quality Control department ensures that the raw materials, monomers and degradable polymers meet all the required specifications by analyzing the products according to validated methods.This to make sure that our customers receive the consistent high quality product from Corbion that they have become accustomed to.




  • Managing the Quality Control Laboratory with as main goal to provide a fast and reliable analytical process control to internal and external clients.
  • Daily managing the QC Representatives (9 direct reports).
  • Support in maintaining and continuously improving the quality management system in compliance with ISO 9001 / ICH Q7 / GMP.
  • Increase the efficiency of QC processes.
  • Participation in Maintenance/Compliance and Projects.
  • Support the QC department with CAPA's, Change Control, Deviations, Root-Cause analysis and Personnel Training on QC procedures.


About you


  • Attention for detail, commitment to quality, accuracy, efficiency, and consistency.
  • Bachelor's degree or working level with > 5 year experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001, ICH Q7, GMP.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, in English and in Dutch.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally to achieve business outcomes.




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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