Ingredion Incorporated Intern, Technical Services (Inside Sales) - TIC Gums in White Marsh, 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.

Title: Intern, Technical Services (Inside Sales)

Location: White Marsh, MD

Reports To: Inside Sales Supervisor

Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic college student to join the organization for a Technical Services (Inside Sales) internship for the summer of 2019. As the Technical Services Intern at TIC Gums, you will have the opportunity to work with a number teams, as well as senior management, to support key initiatives focused on enhancing inside sales team effectiveness and customer experience.

The Technical Services summer intern will work directly with our Technical Services (Inside Sales) team and will be located at our Texture and Innovation Center in White Marsh, MD. In this role, the intern will be a key team member of the Technical Service Team (aka Gum Gurus) and provide assistance with customer requests and inquiries. This internship is ideal for Food Science majors who are interested in a potential sales/business development track.

As the Intern, Technical Services (Inside Sales) your responsibilities will include:

  • Complete customer documentation and literature requests

  • Field calls from the technical hotline, chat and website. Respond to inquiries from customers. As needed, support outside sales and marketing in addressing requests.

  • Update salesforce database with Inside sales account information

  • Demonstrate technical understanding of product line and sales proficiency

  • Support marketing with assigned tasks that may include creating content for use in blog responses

The Intern, Technical Services (Inside Sales) position is well-suited for you if you:

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

  • Establish relationships with key decision-makers and internal partners within the organization including Sales and Marketing

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel

  • Possess proven teamwork skills

  • Are ambitious and results-driven

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

  • Enjoy working with customers

Qualified applicants will have:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science with an aptitude for technical sales and a desire to pursue a technical sales career with TIC Gums, an Ingredion Company

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required

  • 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

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

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:

No

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.