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Quality Assurance/Quality Control Technician I

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

Totowa, NJ, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3061

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


Corbion is seeking a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Technician I for our manufacturing facility in Totowa, NJ reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor. In this position, you will ensure production procedures and systems are followed and quality standards are met.



  • Follow all GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices), FSMA, Safety, and Environmental regulations as well as company policies.
  • Analyze finished product for various analytical testing including redox, Chittack, pH, %moisture, % salt and titratable acid (TA).
  • Verify/calibrate lab equipment prior to testing finished product.
  • Calibrate scale during line/pre-operation audits, to ensure scales used in Caravan’s processes are accurate.
  • Perform metal detector checks four times per shift to maintain the integrity of the HACCP plan during line audits.
  • Verify that the box/pail weights are accurate by checking three consecutive boxes/pails on all machines during line audits.
  • Ensure that lot codes and finished products package is correct and legible.
  • Perform bake testing related to shipping or complaints.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology or Microbiology.
  • Excellent reading, writing, math and computer skills with an in depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel. 
  • Experience in a related industry laboratory environment; atomic absorption, gas-liquid chromatography, HPLC or near-infrared spectrophotometry is beneficial.



  • This position requires standing, walking, kneeling, bending, climbing, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, repetitive motions and reaching above and below the shoulders. The ability to verbally communicate, hear and perceive visually is required. Moves and lifts chemical supplies weighing up to 55 lbs.
  • Duties will be performed both inside and outside of the manufacturing plant. The Laboratory is maintained at 65° F to 85° F. Most inside processing locations, which are not heated or cooled will have a temperature range of 45° F to 110° F depending upon weather conditions. Because there will be some exposure to hazardous, corrosive or flammable chemicals the use of protective equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, lab coats and fume hood will be required.

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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