Ingredion Incorporated Intern, Process Engineering - TIC Gums in Belcamp, Maryland

TIC Gums is a global leader in food texturizer and stabilizer solutions. Food and beverage companies rely on TIC Gums to improve the texture, stability, consistency, nutritional profile, and shelf appeal of their products. Legendary customer service, high quality standards, and the unrivaled knowledge of our Gum Gurus® has made TIC Gums the industry leader for more than 100 years.

We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic college student to join the organization for a Process Engineering internship for the summer of 2019. The Process Engineering Intern will support continuous improvement and lean initiatives within the manufacturing organization. The intern will be responsible for performing time studies and other data collection to assist with process improvement projects. The main area of focus will be the bin blending work center to support maximizing output.

As an Intern, Process Engineering, your responsibilities will include:

  • Learn basic lean terminology and methodologies

  • Learn TIC Gums manufacturing and process engineering processes and technologies

  • Observe and complete time studies on processing equipment in order to maximize efficiencies

  • Record data in Excel and other archiving databases as appropriate. Effectively communicate results to project teams and stakeholders

  • Organize, summarize and report data generated from the time studies and make recommendations for improvements

  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis

  • Assist Manufacturing Process Manager and Process Engineer with daily tasks

  • Create documents that can be used for training production operators and/or serve as visual job aids

  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment. Follow guidelines set-out for good housekeeping, GMPs, and safety

  • Present project status, updates, and outcomes to team and stakeholders

The Intern, Process Engineering position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Set, prioritize and enable the achievement of ambitious project goals

  • Build relationships with key decision-makers and internal stakeholders within the Manufacturing and Engineering teams.

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel

  • Possess solid teamwork skills

  • Are self-motivated and results-driven

  • Are a creative problem solver

  • Enjoy data analysis

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required

  • Availability to work full time (40 hours/week) between early June and mid-August 2019

  • Ability to work safely in a manufacturing/plant environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, e.g. making presentations and writing technical data/reports

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel; knowledge of other basic computer software applications such as MS Office (Word and PowerPoint).

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must:

  • Currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. TIC Gums 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.

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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.