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Technologist IV

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

Totowa, NJ, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3705

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




The Bakery Applications Team plays a key role in developing new products for the baking industry, supporting the sales team, procurement, operations, and business development. This team works closely with the bakery industry team and technology teams in leading and executing projects that will deliver products to meet the market and customer needs.


A proactive Technologist is needed to join our Bakery Applications Team. You will execute bakery and non-bakery projects to develop new and improved products to address the needs of our customers.




  • Support innovation projects including but not limited to new product development, and procurement & operation support projects
  • Be able to work cross functionally with other departments such as operations, procurement, and R&D to achieve project objectives
  • Lead and/or support new sample preparation for R&D, customers and Sales in a timely manner
  • Report/discuss work status and other critical information with peers and RD management
  • Participate in prototype products development and commercialization
  • Establish and document specifications for new products based on lab development and plant trials
  • Cultivate a team atmosphere with peer groups and upper management
  • Assist in maintaining a lab environment that is clean, organized, and work ready
  • Be flexible in taking additional tasks as needed to support company's business goals



  • Bachelor degree in Bakery Science, Food Science, Cereal Chemistry, or related fields. AIB, or CMB a plus, but not required.
  • 3+ years technical experience/development work within the food industry preferred
  • Basic formulation and industrial processing knowledge relating to bakery products.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Able to work independently to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences concerning technical and business needs.
  • Must have problem solving skills.
  • Capable of self-management and multiple project/task management
  • Self-starting attitude
  • Possess a general understanding of bake lab analytical equipment.
  • Occasional overnight travel 




  • Postural changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking, ascending/descending ladders or stairs,  and lifting occasionally.
  • Occasionally operates computer, other office equipment, pilot lab production equipment, baking equipment, etc.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position such as sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 55 pound boxes or bags of material.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • The ability to observe details at close range.
  • Exposures encountered such as dusty environment, hazardous materials, loud noise, low or high temperatures, office, plant, warehouse, lab, and outdoor exposure.
  • Maybe required to come in early or stay late at times.



  • Positive attitude.  Displays Corbion’s Core Values and Leadership Behaviors.
  • Adhere to the organization's employee performance expectations.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism within the department.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area.


Why Work for Corbion?


The start of your career at Corbion offers many chances where you have the advantages of a dynamic, multinational organization. There is an informal atmosphere and the culture promotes self-management.




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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