Dec 21, 2018

Senior Engineer Biomaterials

  • Corbion
  • 3114 NN Zuid, Netherlands

Job Description

Do you want to have a key role in creating, developing and transferring new polymer products and technologies from bench scale to production in the field of biomaterials?

To support the growth of Corbion we offer a new position as Senior Engineer Biomaterials. You will work in a highly motivated team with 3 Senior Engineers, several Technicians and interns at our Biomaterials NBD-department in Gorinchem. In this department we develop, manufacture and market resorbable polymers and monomers worldwide

Want to play an important role in developing, maintaining and providing world class expertise in the biomaterials field? We offer you the opportunity to further develop this new role to optimize existing processes and polymeric products in a high demanding medical and pharmaceutical market. Furthermore this role is focused on:

  • Proposing and leading high-complexity, multidiscipline projects with significant economic impact, significant time and budget risks
  • Co-operating with Business Development, Marketing, R&D and Sales teams in order to develop new products or new markets
  • Providing world class expertise of processes, products, technologies and the technical aspects of markets and competitors by building up and maintaining internal and external contacts
  • Proactively identifying opportunities and 'sell' ideas and recommendations within the business unit Biomaterials
  • Developing and transferring new products and technologies from bench scale to production in the field of biomaterials
  • Optimizing recipes of existing production processes with respect to quality and regulatory affairs in a high demanding medical and pharmaceutical market

We also need you to increase the technical capability of the business unit by developing engineers and technicians

About you

In addition to your educational achievements on a M.Sc. level in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, as the successful candidate for the position of Senior Engineer Biomaterials you must also have:

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in product and process development in medical or pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven polymer know how
  • Product application and market knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of cGMP
  • Fluency in English
  • Proven project management skills

At Corbion, we look for employees who can:
SET CLEAR DIRECTION: Explain clearly where we are heading, why and how we will get there
MAKE THE DIFFERENCE: Deliver results and quality while managing change
FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS: Consistently meet the expectations of internal and external customers
DELIVER THROUGH TEAMWORK: Engage, motivate, challenge and support employees and teams

As the Senior Engineer Biomaterials we need you to go the extra mile, to embody our behaviors and show the following competencies: Drive for results, Innovation and Initiative

Our offer

We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products
  • We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects

About us

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. We develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. 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. We have factories in the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Thailand and the United States. Corbion has a worldwide network of sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries. Quality, product innovation, and customer orientation are important attributes for our client, which is also characterized by being a collegial, informal and result-oriented company culture. Want to know more about what it's like to work at Corbion? Look at:

How to apply

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