Apply now »

Operator 1

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

Tucker, GA, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  4275

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


Under the direction of the Production/Shift Manager, or more senior production operators, Operator 1 will operate automated production equipment and perform manual tasks in a clean room environment as required to produce biomaterial based polymers consistent with production schedules, batch recipes, product specifications, area SOPs, QA policies and the standards of cGMP.  These tasks include but are not limited to:  weighing and charging raw materials, connecting and disconnecting auxiliary equipment, packaging in-process and finished materials.  Responsible for accurate record keeping.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Some college preferred;

  • Understands basic math and apply to weighing bulk materials or using an analytical scale.  




  • 1+ years' experience in a production or manufacturing operations preferably in an automated batch chemical processing environment.
  • Experience in a pharma or medical device facility, clean room environment is highly preferred.
  • Operational Knowledge of processing equipment - reactors, pumps, tanks, filters, heat exchangers, etc.
  • Has knowledge and hands on experience with weighing raw materials on an analytical scale (vs bulk scale)
  • Able to perform bulk measurements at multiple areas of the production process 
  • Understand basic chemistry and math terms/nomenclature
  • Possesses a working knowledge of pumps and the mechanical operation of them while using a computer based program and user interface.
  • Able to determine, watch and monitor production operations, pressure and performing tracing activities using the computer based program and by observation.
  • Understands process schematics for pumps, pressure, tank operations, filters, etc.
  • Ability to trace product through vessels.  Must be able to view, monitor and understand how pressures impact the operation of machinery in the production process
  • Understands or is able to learn the compatibility of the chemicals and gasses
  • Fluent English (oral/written/good math skills)
  • Able to work independently, as well as a part of a cross functional team
  • Must be procedure oriented
  • Excellent time management skills and a self-starter
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Able to display good judgement




Following prescribed guidelines and under general supervision, the Operator performs the following duties:


  • Operate equipment as assigned, take readings, conduct inspections, etc for utility, auxiliary, and mechanical equipment systems in non-clean room areas of the facility.


  • Package products for shipment in accordance with applicable instructions and area SOP's.  Maintain area in a clean and orderly fashion.


  • Provide back-up support as required to the Supply Chain area which includes:  receive in-coming bulk and non-bulk raw materials, NPR materials, plant supplies, spare parts, etc.  Update computerized records and move goods to the appropriate storage location.


  • Perform lubrication and/or preventive maintenance activities as assigned, typically not requiring specialized or technical skills.  Assist maintenance technicians or contractors in performing maintenance and repairs as required.


  • Perform inspections as assigned of safety showers, eye-wash stations, fire extinguishers, and other EHS related equipment or systems.


  • Clean process equipment and production areas as applicable to production operations or as assigned to prevent product contamination.


  • Responsible for work in a safe manner in order to create an injury free and accident free work place.


  • Participate on problem-resolution and process improvement teams as assigned.


 General Working Environment:

  • Manufacturing facility
  • Clean Room Environment


Usual Physical Activities:

Through the course of a typical shift, an individual in this position will perform the following activities:

  • Sits,
  • Stands,
  • Walks,
  • Kneels,
  • Bends,
  • Reaches above and below the shoulders,
  • Corrected vision, speaking ability, and hearing are usually involved in performing written and verbal job functions.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE.




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 2022, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,457.9 million and has a workforce of over 2601 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.

Job Segment: Medical Device, Supply Chain, User Experience, Facilities, Equipment Operator, Healthcare, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing

Apply now »