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Technologist IV

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

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3726

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


Corbion is seeking a Food Technologist to play a key role in delivering food technology and application projects to support Corbion's Sustainable Food Solutions business. This team works closely with our business partners and applications teams in leading and executing projects to  deliver products that meet the market and customer needs. In this role, you will also serve as a technical and knowledge resource for our internal and external customers.  



  • Support and execute bakery and non-bakery projects to develop new and improved products to address the needs of our customers
  • Support and execute moderately complex projects including but not limited to procurement projects, product development, and experimental design
  • Achieve project objectives by working cross functionally with operations, master data, procurement, and RDA
  • 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



  • Basic formulation and industrial processing knowledge relating to bakery products
  • Bachelor's Degree in Bakery Science, Food Science, Cereal Chemistry, or related fields
  • 0-2 years of technical experience/development work with a major food or food ingredient company is required
  • Master's Degree, AIB, or CMB a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and work independently to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Proven success communicating to a wide range of audiences concerning technical and business needs
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-starting attitude
  • General understanding of bake lab analytical equipment

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   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


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.




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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