Ingredion Incorporated Procurement Intern - TIC Gums in Belcamp, Maryland

TIC Gums, an Ingredion Company, 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 extraordinary knowledge of our Gum Gurus® has made TIC Gums the industry leader for more than 100 years.

TIC Gums is seeking a highly dynamic college student to join the organization for an internship in the Global Sourcing/Procurement department for the summer of 2019. The Procurement Intern will support the department in analyzing raw materials in the respect of updating spend metrics to prepare the Sourcing Managers for vendor negotiations. This internship will coordinate closely with Supply Chain Planning to evaluate available inventories to determine purchase orders that need to be expedited. The intern will be responsible for tracking global shipments of raw materials and report any risks or delays to the Director, Global Sourcing, and be responsible for collecting data on supplier performance for the issuance of vendor scorecards.

As the Procurement Intern your responsibilities will include:

  • Working in TIC’s global shipping system to track ocean freight of raw materials.

  • Track vendor performance in our Procurement system to construct vendor scorecards.

  • Coordinate with Supply Chain analysts to identify raw materials that need to be expedited to satisfy customer demand.

  • Becoming familiar with TIC’s Sage X3 purchase order system to assist in creating purchase orders as needed.

  • Present raw material availability status, updates, and potential risks to the team and partners.

  • At completion of internship period, present recommendations for more efficient process changes

The Procurement Intern position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Set, prioritize and enable the achievement of analytical goals

  • Have excellent attention to details

  • Form relationships within the Procurement and Supply Chain departments.

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel

  • Possess solid collaboration skills

  • Are ambitious and results-driven

  • Are a creative problem solver

  • Enjoy data analysis

  • Are willing to learn new skill sets

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Logistics preferred

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required

  • An ability to prioritize tasks in order to support and fast-paced business environment.

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

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

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with statistical (Excel) knowledge is desirable

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.