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Intern, Maintenance

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

Totowa, NJ, US

Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  3876

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



The Maintenance Engineering Intern will support the Totowa NJ manufacturing facility by working on projects that will help drive improvement on site KPI’s such as Safety, Productivity, Quality, Cost/KG & On-Time Delivery to Customers.



  • Create Process Flow Diagrams for key site operations
  • Participate in Lean Manufacturing Program Development including Kaizen Teams, Visual Performance Management, 5S, Autonomous Maintenance, etc.
  • Support Controls Engineers to better maximize collection and tracking of manufacturing data for use in troubleshooting
  • Support implementation of capital projects including participation on start-up teams, creating procedures and tracking project through handover to Operations
  • Develop work instructions and standard operating procedures for operator training
  • Auditing manufacturing lines and conducting time studies to determine opportunities to increase production capacity
  • Drive cost savings by improving productivity, material utilization and by optimizing labor



  • Ability to work in teams and independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience with engineering software suites such as Microsoft Visio or Auto Cad (not required but a plus)
  • Able to work in lab and manufacturing environment (lift/maneuver up to 50lbs, wear PPE)
  • Self-starter and open to learning


EDUCATION MAJOR:          Mechancial Engineering


EDUCATION LEVEL:                Junior, Rising Senior


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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Facilities, Maintenance Engineer, AutoCAD, CAD, Drafting, Operations, Engineering

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