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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:  4219

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


The Technologist V position is based in the Lenexa North American corporate office and reports directly to the Analytical Services Manager.  As our next Technologist V, you will provide your analytical expertise and support to the internal customers for projects, by partnering with the other R&D teams, Applications and Technical Service, Sales, and Business Development to provide analytical support for innovation and customer projects. The ideal candidate will be an analytical chemist with experiences relevant to chemical analysis in food ingredients, capable of running established methodology relevant to analysis of ingredient or finished product samples submitted by all Global technical divisions.



  • Contribute to multidisciplinary projects: participate in project teams and perform tasks such as data processing and analyses, writing/presenting reports, concluding and recommending.
  • Prepare project design, planning, and execution of research independently according to the known procedures.
  • Execute analysis of samples on time in support of our Sustainable Food Solutions (SFS) business and analytical needs.
  • Ensure documentation and reporting of procedures and report results according to the Corbion standards, including methods and techniques used.
  • Analyze, interpret and process results or experiments, monitor results during research and adjust research when necessary (measure quality of analyses and interpretations, timely actions).
  • Present, discuss and defend results with the team or other departments.
  • Actively participate in maintaining facilities, equipment, and ensuring the safety of all personnel and visitors in the labs.
  • Contribute to (and utilize) knowledge for projects and the overall business.
  • Collaborate with external labs and consultants.
  • Execute validation and implementation of analytical methods.
  • Contribute (with other subject matter experts in technology and application teams and from external party/network) to the quality of the SFS input toward supported projects, provides technical overviews of analytical techniques employed, and insights from industry (technology trends, best analytical techniques, alternative analyses, new methodology).
  • Other duties as determined by business needs.



  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Food Science or other related discipline with 2 + years of experience; Master of Science with 1+ years of experience as part of a research and development program preferred.
  • Experience with analytical techniques such as gas chromatography and liquid chromatography.
  • Understanding of the principles of chemical analysis, food science, laboratory analytical techniques, and lab equipment.
  • Customer focus (both internal and external), drive for results, and can-do mentality.  Works with high motivation and passion to deliver results.
  • Ability tto initiate projects and bring new ideas into the organization.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, understanding of experimental design and statistical analysis of data
  • Passionate about food, food preservation, and innovation.

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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