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Technician B

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3601

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



The Food Micro & Preservation R&D SFS team plays a key role in the investigation and development of new solutions that will contribute to the execution of the ambitious Growth Strategy of Corbion in the Natural Preservation Business. The team of Experts works on both Modelling and Preservation Solutions in the form of functional food ingredients that are key to the safety, shelf life, and overall properties of Food Stuff. The Technician B contributes to innovation projects as well as Customer support according to the Business needs. The Technician B will be in a team with other technicians, technician A, senior technicians, specialists and/or scientists and are managed by the (senior) manager of the team. 




•    Contribute to the practical execution of innovation projects and customer support projects
•    Contribute to the management of safety and order of the microbiology labs
•    Support the maintenance and update of the culture collection and related catalogue/database

•    Contribute to innovation projects and customer support projects, active participation and execution of project elements.
•    Prepare project design, planning, and execution of research independently according to the known protocols (consult sr. technician, 

     specialist/scientist or manager)
•    Ensure documentation and reporting of procedures and results according to the Corbion standards. Report methods, results and techniques used. 
•    Analyze, interpret and process results of analyses or experiments, monitor results during research and adjust research when necessary (measure 

     quality of analyses and interpretations, timely actions)
•    Present and discuss results with the team, project team or other departments 
•    Actively participate in maintaining the facilities, equipment, and safety in the labs
•    Contribute to the development of new protocols together with i.e. Scientist


About you


•    BSc or MSc in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Biology or equivalent education
•    Specialized in Food Preservation, with a good understanding of various food applications and food science
•    Minimum 1 year working experience preferably in a food company
•    Customer focused and solution oriented mindset
•    Pragmatic creativity and can-do mentality
•    Highly motivated, self-starter, and proactive approach.  
•    Strong team-player 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 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of € 1070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2400 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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