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

Ingredion is seeking an MBA Logistics Analyst Intern to support the North American logistics team with compiling data and developing performance metrics for analytical support to logistics, procurement and operations. 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. You will also assist with the responsibilities for the maintenance, structure and the improvements of various shipment history, routing, and pricing databases. 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 MBA Logistics Analyst 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

  • Updating, maintaining and improving various data bases relative to freight pay, routing guides, shipments history, etc.

  • Supporting analysis of various carrier pricing, bid requests, carrier capacity, rate procurement and metrics

  • 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

  • Developing and leveraging cross functional relationships with customer service, sales, finance and plant personnel as needed

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

  • Have excellent interpersonal 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 an MBA degree program with a concentration 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) preferred

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

  • Excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Knowledge of systems such as SAP and transportation planning software, such as OTM, Nistevo, and Lean-Logistics preferred

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:

Yes, Within Country

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.