Ingredion Incorporated Intern, Engineering in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Position Location: Cedar Rapids Plant – Cedar Rapids, IA

Business Unit: North America

Primary Function

Ingredion has an outstanding opportunity for a motivated individual as a Process Engineering Intern. This position is responsible for completing several small process engineering projects. The engineer will be responsible for applying concepts learned in engineering and engineering-related classes to applications in the field. Submission for funding of projects as well as project status reports will be required.

Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for personal safety as well as the safety of any contractors working on projects.

  • Complete projects with zero safety or environmental incidents.

  • Attends daily leadership team meeting

  • Attends monthly safety meeting

  • Supports continuous improvement projects and initiatives

  • Offers new ideas and thinks outside the box

  • Responsible for concept, design, estimating, proposal submittal, purchasing, installation, start-up, commissioning, documentation, training, and closure of small capital projects

  • Identify growth and cost savings projects to contribute directly to the productivity and costs associated with manufacturing

  • Create an environment conducive to teamwork with other engineers and employees

  • Able to produce and give effective presentations

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Completed at least two years of coursework towards a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • Ability to work 40hrs/week during internship term.

  • Assertive, creative, energetic, and positive thinking

  • Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills

  • Developed multi-tasking and time management skills

  • PC skilled with word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet experience

Desired behavior, personal attributes,(Success Drivers And Competencies):

  • Well-organized and team-oriented with leadership potential

  • Ability to effect change through persuasion and good communication

  • Ability to deliver results in a very challenging and fast-paced environment

  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Multi-tasking and time management skills

  • Ability to work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels within the organization

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • High level of integrity and sincerity

  • Proactive and innovative with a strong will to succeed

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must:

  • Currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Ingredion does not intend to sponsor work visas with respect to this position or to provide this position as OPT or CPT.

  • Be a currently enrolled student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program. If currently enrolled in an undergrad status, must have completed at least two years of coursework with status as a sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior.

  • If you have completed your degree, please consider other opportunities with Ingredion, posted at ww.ingredion.com/careers.

As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:

No

Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.