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Senior Application Technologist - Functional Meat Ingredients

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2570

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


Corbion's Meat Application team develops functional ingredients which enhance shelf life, food safety, texture, flavor and overall performance of meat and alternative protein sources. What makes us special is that all our ingredient solutions  are based on natural and sustainable resources. We closely work  together with our customers in co-developing innovative solutions. We have multi-disciplinary approach towards innovation together with marketing and sales. This is how we contribute to reducing food waste and improving food safety.


As the Meat Technologist you will be a member of the R&D Application team and work closely with industry core teams. The main responsibilities are to take part in innovation and application projects for food, with a focus on meat and alternative proteins and to support sales of new and existing ingredients in the food industry. Furthermore this role is focused on delivering innovation and sales projects, to set-up and perform the application work for those projects, to execute experimental work for meat application development and to give advice and answer technical questions for both internal and external customers. Other activities:


  • Act as the meat technologist in innovation and/or sales projects
  • Participate in building and applying the application knowledge base of Meat
  • Provide application input into projects
  • Help the business to be successful by providing the appropriate application knowledge
  • Participate and assist in training for both internal and external customers
  • Help to fill the project pipeline with new ideas


About you


In addition to your educational achievements on a Bachelor level in food science or food technology, the successful candidate for the position of Meat Technologist must also have a passion for meat, flavor and/or gastronomy. Furthermore you have:


  • Minimum 5 years R&D (technical, product application development) experience in food science
  • Experience in meat product development is required
  • Experience with working in innovation projects
  • Hands-on with practical mentality
  • Ability to handle several projects & requests simultaneously


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 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:


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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