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Senior Process Engineer

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

Montmeló, ES

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3694

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


Do you want to have a key role in the implementation of a new manufacturing plant in our site of Montmeló? As our new Process Engineer (senior), you will work for the location in Montmeló (Barcelona) where we have a lactic acid and derivatives plant, which services all of our markets: Food, Pharma, Biochemicals and Bioplastics. The Spanish team is very versatile and creative, consequently we view Montmeló as an innovation plant.


As part of the Engineering and Technology team , you report to the Engineering & Technology Manager and be part of a very dynamic and knowledgeable team of more than 10 engineers and (bio) chemists. Your main responsibility is to lead the implementation of new processes and/or products.


  • Lead the process engineering stream in the implementation of new processes or projects in all its phases (conceptual, basic and detailed engineering plus execution, commissioning and start-up).
  • Generation, development and implementation of optimization ideas
  • Participate or lead multidisciplinary continuous improvement teams
  • Analysis of process issues in areas under his/her responsibility, looking for solutions altogether with the production team, taking responsibility in implementation and results monitoring.
  • Participation in technological intercompany groups, sharing information and experience, contributing to the generation technological knowledge, fixing best proven practice standards and taken use of it in the process under his responsibility.
  • Provide daily operational support by establishing optimal process settings to maintain and/or improve the process efficiency and/or product quality. Needs to follow trends in production processes to observe deviations in processes in an early stage preventing process malfunctioning and/or off spec products.


About you

In addition to your educational achievements with Chemical Engineering / Biochemistry / Chemistry background, as the successful candidate for the position of Plant Technologist you must also have:


  • >10 years of experience involved in chemical / biochemical industry in the areas of process engineering / production
  • Experience in leadership of process engineering / plant technology stream for new processes
  • Accustomed to establish relationships with machinery vendors, raw materials and technical (mechanical and electrical) staff
  • Accustomed to collaborate with Production at all levels (from management to field operators), Quality and other Operations teams.
  • Experience in unit operations related to powder processing like drying, granulation, pneumatic transport, powder packaging is a plus for the position
  • Basic PRL (*) certificate (50 h) (*) Spanish law for labor safety prevention
  • Good command of English (Minimum B2 level)
  • Proactive and autonomous behavior
  • Good ability and position to make independent decisions on complex process issues.
  • Ability to work individually as an expert and within a multidisciplinary team as advisor/engineer.
  • Hands-on & can do attitude


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 € 1070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2400 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


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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