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(Senior) Technician B

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2205

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


We are looking for a (Senior) Technician. The successful candidate will work in the operations team within our Global R&D department. This team works on exciting multidisciplinary lab projects in the field of process development supporting our business units as well as the new business Incubator. For example, the team is working on projects to drive efficiency and sustainability improvements in our Lactic Acid process, and on improving the production process of AlgaPrime DHA™ for our Algae Ingredients business.

As our (Senior) Technician B you are part of the global R&D team focusing on lab and pilot experiments for our most important projects. You will be based in Gorinchem and you report to the People Manager Global R&D.

Your responsibilities are as follow:


  • Set-up of the research and development plan, including analytical work, and carry this to completion in the agreed time
  • Execution of experiments in the lab and pilot plant. Scale-up of production processes for the different projects.
  • Support colleagues of various levels in their activities.
  • Providing new or improved skills and know-how in relevant technologies and make it applicable in the projects.
  • Building, providing and maintaining facilities, expertise and internal/external network
  • Providing expert services to other functional areas
  • Assuring availability and transfer of the required knowledge to relevant groups in the defined competence area’s


About you:


In addition to your educational achievements, Bachelor degree Chemical engineering or equivalent education, the successful candidate must also have:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in downstream processing or similar type of work.
  • Proven pilot and plant experience in field of chemical process technology.
  • Know your way in the world of lab and pilot equipment suppliers.
  • Provide pragmatic experimental solutions for complicated research questions.
  • Very good command of English. 


Furthermore you meet the following competencies: Self-starter, Team player, proactive, flexible, supportive, analytical and good organizational skills




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: www.corbion.com


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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