• Quality Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Bedford Park
    Requisition ID
    Job Family
    Manufacturing (MF)
  • Responsibilities


    Title: Quality Engineer

    Location:  Bedford Park, IL (Argo)


    Ingredion is hiring a Quality Engineer to support the Continuous Improvement of Quality Systems in a manner which will ensure compliance with regulatory, quality system and customer requirements. Provides support for areas such as CAPA/Nonconformance Investigations, Customer Complaints and Audits. Leads Quality process improvement projects.


    As a Quality Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

    • Coordinating and providing Quality leadership partnering with operation units with the execution and completion of Quality investigations.   
    • Identifying and leading Quality improvement projects supporting the Quality and Operations groups.
    • Analyzing Quality and process work and recommend efficiency improvements.
    • Supporting other QA functions including Management Review and customer, internal and third-party audits.
    • Participating in the plant’s GMP and Internal audit program.
    • Working with key personnel within the unit to identify root cause and facilitate corrective action for findings.
    • Tracking and trending Quality data. Identifying and developing actionable Quality Metrics.
    • Driving continuous improvement of established Quality systems.
    • Working with assigned operational units to lead Quality issues.
    • Fostering positive working relationships with internal and external customers to meet the responsibilities of the position.
    • Training others in root cause investigation techniques. 

    The Quality Engineer position is well-suited for you if you have:

    • Ability to evaluate and prioritize position responsibilities to meet established timelines.
    • Knowledgeable with quality tools such as FMEA, problem-prevention-analysis model, PICCC, decision tables, etc.
    • Ability to support the QA team.
    • Ability to work with others to implement system changes.

    Qualified candidates will have:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree (i.e. Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, etc.).
    • Experience working in Quality with food or pharmaceutical ingredients or products.
    • Experience with ISO, HACCP, Food Safety and training.
    • Investigative experience and root cause analysis.
    • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.
    • Strong computer skills with proven proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Minitab and flowcharting software.
    • LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred


    Relocation Available?      No


    Job Grade:      F                     


    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 offer great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 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.

    A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company.  Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.




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