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Food Application Development specialist Bakery

Job Category:  Research and Development
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Shanghai, CN

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1741

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



Major Responsibility:

-       Application development pertaining to recipe development, generate data for communication materials & help customers with testing .

  • Performing applications trials with Corbion existing and  new innovation ingredients (Enzyme & Preservation blends)
  • Preparing food and analysing the foods both chemically, microbiological and sensorial (e.g. taste, texture, colour)
  • Technical support to sales and business development through the use of data bases, models, calculators, experiments and food knowledge.
  • Prototype development for assigned food categories, key projects & accounts across China mainland and HK region with Corbion Food ingredients

-       Technical sales & customer support, and promotion of the use of Corbion’s ingredients in assigned food applications across the China mainland and HK region.

  • Training of the sales organization, distributors and/or customers.
  • Attend to customers’ queries with regard to technical information and applications of Corbion ingredients

-       Manage lab, analytical and food processing equipment and the stock levels of used food ingredients

-       Maintain safety and hygiene conditions in lab

-       Keep daily record on laboratory work and result (In English)

-       To do trial at customer site if opportune




  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Food Science & Technology or equivalent combined with preferably 4-8 years of relevant experience in the China Bakery industry.
  • Experience with the use of enzymes in bakery (bread, Cake, Pastries, fillings, etc.) is preferred.
  • Technically skilled with a creative mindset to overcome application challenges.
  • Willingness to perform lab trials  60% of the time
  • A commercial drive combined with creativity, passion, and performance orientation.
  • A sensitive & flexible team-player with strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Self-confident and self-managing, pro-active and taking initiative
  • Be able to work individually without supervision
  • Fluent in English and mandarin, internal communication in English
  • Willingness to travel up to 40 %, mostly in China mainland and up to 2 times per year internationally
  • You may participate in sensory evaluations of a variety of lab-made and commercial foods including but not limited to meat, sauce, beverage, seafood, confectionery, bakery, eggs and dairy.


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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