Ingredion Incorporated Sales Intern (Summer 2019) in Bridgewater, New Jersey

We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic college student to join the organization for a sales internship for the summer of 2019. As a Sales intern at Ingredion, you will have the opportunity to work with a number of go-to-market teams, as well as senior management, to support key initiatives focused on enhancing sales team effectiveness and customer experience.

Our Sales internship program will support a variety of key activities, including sales process review and enhancement, customer forecasting accuracy, competitive intelligence gathering and more. Each area will require the intern to support various projects and initiative’s, all while working with Ingredion professionals from our sales, sales support, technical service, marketing and customer service teams.

As a Sales Intern, your responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding larger strategies and how they are operationally executed

  • Supporting one or more projects in assigned area and managing those project(s) from the implementing to recommending phase

  • Supporting competitor intelligence gathering

  • Assisting in the identification of improvement opportunities and development of action plans

  • Maintaining strong collaborative relationships with partners internally to deliver results and support business performance

  • Developing collaborative relationships with key contacts within the Sales, Technical and Marketing teams

The Sales Intern position is well-suited for you if you are:

  • Passionate and creative with a strong will to succeed in any task

  • Bold, creative, and visionary, with positive thinking, and a willingness to help

  • Able to prioritize and organize, and are dedicated and able to manage time well, while working within strict deadlines

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Management, Marketing, Food Science or related field with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 preferred

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

  • Proficiency in managing data within Excel or similar databases like Salesforce preferred

  • Proven proficiency using MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ect.)

  • Excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

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.

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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.