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Technologist V

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

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3886

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


Corbion is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Technologist and team player to join our RD&A department.  The successful candidate should be passionate about conducting studies in the areas of product development, bakery process, and food ingredient functionalities and interactions. 



  • Assist in the execution of bakery projects to develop new and improved products to address customer needs.
  • Report/discuss work status and other critical information with peers, R&D management, sales, or customers.
  • 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.
  • Be flexible in taking additional tasks as needed to support company's business goals
  • Assist in maintaining a lab environment that is clean, organized, and work ready.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Bakery Science, Food Science, Cereal Chemistry, or related fields. Master’s Degree, AIB, or CMB a plus.
  • 3 - 4 years R&D technical experience/development work and understanding of bake lab equipment.   
  • General understanding of the principles of food science and/or bakery science, food ingredient functionalities, and the development and the corresponding analytical techniques is desired. 
  • Knowledge of basic formulation and industrial processing relating to baking / food.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once, working independently or on a project team to meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. particularly concerning technical and business needs to a variety of audiences.
  • Understanding of product development processes and methodologies.


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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