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Food Technologist - Functional Ingredients

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

Singapore, SG

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3047

Corbion creates sustainable ingredients based on nature's resources. This is how we contribute to preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.



Corbion's Sustainable Food Solutions (SFS) develops functional ingredients which enhance shelf life, food safety, texture, flavor and overall performance of food stuff. What makes us special is that all our ingredient solutions  are based on natural and sustainable resources. We closely work  together with our customers in co-developing innovative solutions. We have multi-disciplinary approach towards innovation. This is how we contribute to reducing food waste and improving food safety.


The Customer Support and Innovation Centre APAC supports existing business as well as the development of new customers and innovations for the APAC market in close collaboration with the sales & business development teams.


As our Food Technologist Application, you grow and support the Food Application and Development with Corbion’s existing as well as upcoming products in line with Corbion's strategy.


You report to the Manager Customer Support and Innovation Centre APAC.




Technical support to the Food Application Team:

  • Conduct trials and generate data to support the value and efficacy of Corbion ingredients across various applications including Savory, Confectionary, Meat and Microbiology.
  • Participate and support the Corbion Sales team, Corbion Distributors as well as Key Customer projects.
  • Contribute to new ideas development to develop new products & propositions for the APAC market with Corbion's products.


Maintenance of Lab and Kitchen:

  • Conduct proper housekeeping to ensure that the lab and kitchen is safe and hygienic at all times
  • Manage the food lab, the raw materials/chemicals, the equipment & procedures.
  • Arrange for preventive maintenance and calibration of respective lab equipment to ensure good functionality of the equipment at all time.



  • Generation of SOP and guides for proper use of respective lab equipment
  • Procurement of consumables and/or equipment to upgrade and ensure functionality of the lab
  • Assure that all application trials are registered, reported, scientifically sound and used by the Sales & Business Teams to generate/maintain customers.
  • Assist to Generate meaningful reports, presentation slides and other materials to effectively communicate findings and results internally within Corbion and externally to customers.




  • BSc degree or equivalent in Food Science, Food Microbiology and/or Food Technology.
  • Ideally, 1 or 2 years of relevant experience in the Asian food (ingredients) industry with relevant experience in food applications.
  • Hands-on mentality: you enjoy working in the application lab for most of the time.
  • Result oriented, technically skilled with a creative mindset to overcome application and technical challenges.
  • Strong technical writing and reporting skills.
  • Commercially driven with creativity, passion, and performance orientation;
  • A sensitive & flexible team-player.
  • Self-confident and self-managing, pro-active and taking initiative.
  • Good communication skills: listening, understanding and presenting to both technical and commercial audiences;
  • You reside in Singapore.
  • Flexibility to travel for work needs.



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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