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QA Specialist

Job Category:  Quality
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Montmeló, ES

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1893

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



At our lactic acid and derivatives plant In Spain, Montmeló (Barcelona) we produce lactic acid, salts, esters, ferments, etc to servics all of our markets; Food, Biochemicals and Pharma. This site is labeled an Innovation Plant within Corbion, meaning that this is often the first location to produce new products and implement new technologies.


The Quality Assurance Specialist provides an effective and efficient quality assurance system that ensures the compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice to guarantee that products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use and as required product specification and the filed dossier.


You report to the QA/QC Manager and provide support to product management and all other relevant disciplines.




  • Support the development and maintenance of the Company’s Quality System for food  products in compliance with ISO FSCC22000, FSMA, ISO 9001 and all other applicable quality and regulatory standards.
  • Experience in HACCP and in international Food Safety standards certifications.
  • Define and propose corrective and preventive measures in order to correct possible quality failures cause by  customer complaints.
  • Participate in the raw material approval process, defining the tests to be carried out at each stage of the approval, analyzing and validating the results obtained online.
  • Participate in the product development process, in the design verification and validation stages, defining the tests to be carried out and verifying compliance with the specifications in the production process.
  • Act as a key interface between the plant and the different business functionalities of Corbion.
  • Train company team members about the importance of quality system.
  • Work across all disciplines to ensure that the company readiness for inspection by customer or external certification auditors.
  • Work with other departments to ensure a strong QA culture throughout the business.
  • Management of exceptions (deviations, OOS, non-conformities, change control) including quality events, internal and external audits follow up, RCA and CAPA control, KPIs monitoring and reporting
  • Oversight of risk assessment for all processes ensuring correct control of processes critical parameters.
  • Adapt proven Quality Assurance procedures from other Corbion plants or to align with corporate Corbion policies and procedures.
  • Implement corporate Corbion quality tools.




  • Degree in, chemical / biology / technical engineering,  technologist, Life Sciences or similar.
  • At least 5-10 years of experience as a QA specialist in food industries.
  • Experience on ISO FSCC 22000, ISO 9001 and FSMA standards.
  • Quality Orientation, in problem-solving and organization skills. Good sense of priorities, structured, results-oriented and efficient.
  • Social skills regarding working in a team
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, SAP, LIMS will be appreciated
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish.




About Corbion 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


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 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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