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Senior Technician

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Tucker, GA, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1058

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


The Senior Technician is responsible for the design, development, and operation of equipment and systems that manufacture biomaterial based polymers, glass fibers and other products produced at the Tucker, GA  Biomaterials facility.  The Senior Technician is a key contributor in the day-to-day production of data and prototypes within the RD&A team to establish new production processes.  You will  work closely with the team to assist moving  project toward commercialization.


You will be responsible for conducting analytical tests on produced prototypes to make, in cooperation with the project Engineers, data driven decisions about development activities.  This position operates in an independent manner to perform all job functions with the objective of meeting Company goals for safety, quality, innovation, customer satisfaction, and cost efficiency.




  • Participate in the day-to-day execution of projects as well as strategic initiatives that includes self-motivated work planning and decision making.
  • Support the development and transfer of new products and technologies from bench scale to production in compliance with medical device and pharmaceutical regulations according to a predefined project plan.
  • Develop new products and solve technical problems using a strong knowledge base in polymer and bio-glass characterization methods to support development efforts. 
  • Execute in vitro evaluation techniques to characterize new products.  This includes the independent production of prototypes using knowledge of polymer processing techniques such as injection molding, extrusion, composite manufacturing, and compression molding.
  • Assist in the completion of equipment qualification and process validation (IQ, OQ, PQ, and PV).
  • Participate in the development of SOP's and training of operations personnel during design transfer.
  • Assist maintenance technicians or contractors in performing maintenance and repairs as required.




  • BS Degree in Bioengineering, Plastics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline or 5+ years of related professional experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in the pharma or medical device industry or relevant experience in an academic environment.
  • Proficiency in conducting polymers and/or glass analysis
  • Ability to independently specify, design, and construct development and production polymer processing equipment and dies using SolidWorks modeling software.
  • Previous experience working in polymer synthesis, polymer processing, textiles, composites, and/or glass fiber production or processing preferred
  • Logical problem solving to assess and construct tactical development activities to advance product and technology development, which includes the identification and implementation of opportunities for improvement
  • Experience using analytical methods, which  include mechanical, physical, thermal, and chemical techniques.
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word, SolidWorks)
  • Prior experience working within  cGMP, FDA and OSHA regulations.




About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. Our sustainable ingredient solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. With a worldwide network of production facilities, sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries, Corbion is known for quality, product innovation, and customer orientation, as well as for its collegial, informal and results-oriented company culture.


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 with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Corbion Human Resources department.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.




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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