Ingredion Incorporated Controls Engineering Intern (Summer 2019) in Bedford Park, Illinois

We are seeking a motivated student to hire for our Controls Internship opportunity. You will be responsible for assisting our Argo engineers with controlling production processes using modern computerized process control systems and instrumentation. You will also be applying concepts learned in engineering and engineering-related classes to applications in the field.

As the Controls Engineer Intern, your responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for personal safety as well as the safety of any contractors working on projects with a goal of completing projects with zero safety or environmental incidents

  • Becoming familiar with a production channel and their associated control systems utilizing Allen Bradly PLCs, Provox, Foxboro and/or DeltaV Distributed Control Systems

  • Becoming familiar with process measurement and control devices, such as control valves and process transmitters

  • Learning how to implement programming changes and how to time in new field devices to the computer control system

  • Utilizing alarm monitoring systems to analyze alarm frequencies, recommending improvements to alarm handling, and implementing approved alarm changes

  • Working with assigned project team to identify new process measurement instrumentation requirements on a small process system, researching and recommending appropriate measurement instrument

  • Determining measurement instrument installation requirements, control system software configuration requirements and working with team to see through the complete installation and configuration

The Controls Engineer Intern position is well suited for you if you:

  • Are well-organized with leadership potential and have good communication, by having the ability to effect change through persuasion and reason and deal with ambiguity

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

  • Are able to deliver results in a very significant and energizing environment through multi-tasking, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and having an analytical mind

  • Are a self-starter with a strong work ethic that values high levels of integrity and authenticity with a dedicated and creative personality that wants to succeed

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree program in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 preferred

  • Ability to work 40hrs per week during the summer internship term

  • Skills and a demonstrated interest in computers and programming, with knowledge in one or more language preferred

  • Ability to self-teach from manuals and documentation

  • Ability to tackle problems, identify improvement opportunities, implement action plans and follow-up to ensure results

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to present technical information and prepare concisely written reports

  • Proven analytical problem solving, multi-tasking, and time management skills

  • Experience with PC Applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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 www.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:

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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.