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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:  4206

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


Corbion is seeking an experienced, versatile Technologist for our R/D/A team.  In this role you will learn and grow quickly as a critical part of our Sustainable Food Solutions (SFS) group.   Experience in lipid oxidation, antioxidants and food analysis is preferred and experience in advanced chromatography and spectrophotometry and routine analysis is very helpful.



  • Conduct shelf life studies and analyze Aw, PV, TBARS, OSI, Oxipres and headspace oxygen of different food matrices
  • Prepare various food samples for GC-FID or GC-MS routine analysis
  • Prepare the reagents, chemical solutions and food samples for analytical and shelf life studies
  • Execute experiments for development of new products or optimization of existing products
  • Coordinate verification, calibration routines and maintenance programs for lab equipment and instruments
  • Record or compile test results or prepare graphs, charts using Microsoft Excel or related software
  • Support lab operations through functions such as cleaning, organizing, filing of lab records and retrieving test results
  • Conduct various projects based on business requirements
  • Partner with analytical, meat, microbiology and business development teams
  • Assist other scientists and technologists as needed



  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related fields
  • 2 years of working experience in a laboratory within food, beverage, chemical or pharmaceutical industries
  • Hands-on experience in food analysis, PV, TBARS, OSI and/or GC headspace analysis
  • Basic knowledge of analytical chemistry, food chemistry and food processing
  • Experience in product development, preferably in both liquid and powders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, working independently to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent problem solving 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 2022, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,457.9 million and has a workforce of over 2601 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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