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Technologist IV, Meat Applications

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

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  629

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

 

We are seeking a proactive Technologist to join our meat applications team. You will play a key role in supporting the RD&A, sales team, procurement, operations, and business development.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Execute meat application projects to address the needs of internal and external customers
  • Work cross functionally with operations, C&D, procurement, and Research, Development, and Applications (RDA) to achieve project objectives
  • Report/discuss work status and other critical information with peers and RDA management
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams to develop project objectives
  • Facilitate prototype development and participate in the conception and development of new prototypes
  • Establish and document specifications for new products based on lab development and plant trials
  • Cultivate a team atmosphere with peer groups and upper management
  • Assist in maintaining a lab environment that is clean, organized, and work ready
  • Be flexible in taking additional tasks as needed to support company's business goals

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Meat Science, Food Science or related fields An advance degree is a plus, but not required.
  • 1+ years technical experience/development work with a major food or food ingredient company is required. 
  • Processing knowledge relating to meat products.
  • Basic meat formulation knowledge.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Able to work independently to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences concerning technical and business needs.
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills.
  • Capable of self-management and multiple project/task management.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds.
  • Self-starting attitude
  • Possess a general understanding of meat lab equipment.
  • May need to travel overnight up to 20%.

 

 

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. Our sustainable ingredient solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. With a worldwide network of production facilities, sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries, Corbion is known for quality, product innovation, and customer orientation, as well as for its collegial, informal and results-oriented company culture.

 

Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.

 

Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Corbion Human Resources department.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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