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Process Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)

Process Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)

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Position Location: Winston-Salem Plant – Winston-Salem, NC

Business Unit: North America


Primary Function

Ingredion has an outstanding opportunity for a motivated individual as a Process Engineering Intern.  This position is responsible for completing several small process engineering projects.  The engineer will be responsible for applying concepts learned in engineering and engineering-related classes to applications in the field.  Submission for funding of projects as well as project status reports will be required.


Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for personal safety as well as the safety of any contractors working on projects.
  • Complete projects with zero safety or environmental incidents.
  • Attends daily leadership team meeting
  • Attends monthly safety meeting
  • Supports continuous improvement projects and initiatives
  • Offers new ideas and thinks outside the box
  • Responsible for concept, design, estimating, proposal submittal, purchasing, installation, start-up, commissioning, documentation, training, and closure of small capital projects
  • Identify growth and cost savings projects to contribute directly to the productivity and costs associated with manufacturing
  • Create an environment conductive to teamwork with other engineers and employees
  • Able to produce and give effective presentations


Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Completed at least two years of coursework towards a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Assertive, creative, energetic, and positive thinking
  • Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills
  • Developed multi-tasking and time management skills
  • PC skilled with word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet experience
  • Eligibility for work in the U.S without sponsorship required. Reliable transportation to the plant is required


Desired behavior, personal attributes,(Success Drivers And Competencies):

  • Well-organized and team-oriented with leadership potential
  • Ability to effect change through persuasion and good communication
  • Ability to deliver results in a very challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Ability to work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels within the organization
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • High level of integrity and sincerity
  • Proactive and innovative with a strong will to succeed