Ingredion Incorporated Logistics Intern (Summer 2019) in Westchester, Illinois

Ingredion is seeking a Logistics Intern to support the North American logistics strategy including bulk and dry van truck, inter-modal and LTL, rail and international modes. You will work with senior management to support the overarching strategy using continuous improvement standard methodologies to control cost and improve service levels ensuring customer satisfaction is met. This role will require the support of various important projects and initiatives, working with areas of supply chain including manufacturing plants, distribution, customer service and sales. We believe that this internship will help you to learn how to apply the skills you've learned in class to a corporate setting.

As the Logistics Intern, your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing ad-hoc analysis for operations including pricing requests, dedicated fleet analysis, and network analysis

  • Understanding of larger strategies and how they are operationally executed

  • Planning, supporting and developing continuous improvement initiatives

  • Working with the management team to codify and institutionalize standard methodologies within the logistics group

  • Offering data supported, out of the box solutions to logistics’ daily challenges

  • Working with multi-functional teams to create a benefit that deliveries a better logistics delivery experience for internal and external customers

The Logistics Intern position is well suited for you if you:

  • Have good social skills and the ability to function well as a team member or independently

  • Are able to accept change and have a strong will to improve in an ambitious work environment

  • Are a self-starter with a positive attitude with the ability to be productive independently

  • Ability to listen and understand a process before recommending improvements

  • Can tackle problems through innovative, creative solutions

Qualified candidates will need to have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor's degree program in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance 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

  • Skills with Continuous Improvement (Lean Six Sigma)

  • Ability to make good judgments and quick decisions within the business field

  • Proficiency in building queries and managing data within Access, Excel, or Tableau is a requirement

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.