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Shipping & Receiving Specialist

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Peoria, IL, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2907

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


We are searching for a Shipping & Receiving Specialist to join our Manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will have logistics software proficiency, prior shipping/receiving, material handling and inventory control experience in a manufacturing setting, great attention to detail, exceptional follow-through, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Preparation of materials for shipment will require the ability to lift and transport packages.



  • Coordinate outbound domestic and international shipments of samples, bulk materials and equipment utilizing logistics providers
  • Confer and correspond with logistics provider to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages and nonconformance to specifications, etc.
  • Verify inbound shipments against bill of lading and receive in LX and AssetWise.
  • Determine time to order Bulk raw materials to maintain appropriate inventory quantities.
  • Obtain & package sample or bulk materials for shipment
  • Provide bulk tank offload 
  • Coordinate the removal of special and non-special waste from site while also creating profiles for material not currently approved for disposal.
  • Stage and palletize product in warehouse
  • Conduct physical inventories of raw materials and packaging materials; order materials as needed
  • Maintain boiler water and cooling water chemistry within specifications; work with vendors to ensure all water chemistry treatment chemicals and analysis chemicals are adequately stocked
  • Work with Maintenance manager to assist with inventory and purchase of routine maintenance spares
  • Work with Shift Supervisors to assist with inventory and purchase of routine operating spares
  • Work with Operations department to coordinate disposition of process waste to applicable agencies
  • Conduct routine safety inspections
  • Ship/receive hazardous materials according to safety guidelines
  • Perform general cleanup
  • Operate dolly, pallet jack, forklift, banding equipment and other tools or equipment as needed including company rental vehicle to transport product between facilities
  • Committed to continuous improvement, workplace safety and adherence to policies and procedures


Job Requirements

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-years’ experience staging product, forklift truck operation and inventory control
  • Minimum 2-years' experience with logistics software
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Basic math & calculation skills & computer literacy required
  • Previous experience shipping/receiving hazardous materials preferred
  • Time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Highly motivated with integrity, initiative, and adaptability
  • Willing to be flexible with regards to hours and scheduling
  • Ability to lift or transport packages up to 55 lbs.


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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