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Global Talent for Operations (GTO) Associate - North America (EG)

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Global Talent for Operations (GTO) Associate - North America (EG)

Cedar Rapids, IA +4 locations
  • Responsibilities

    The Ingredion Global Talent for Operations Program is designed to provide recent Operations (Engineering, Quality, and Supply Chain) graduates the opportunity to build a superior foundation in operations and grow organically through the Ingredion organization. As a GTO Associate, you will be guided through a 3-year rotational program in one of two tracks: manufacturing or supply chain. During the 3-year program, you will take on a new role every 12 months – focusing on a new theme each year.

    • Year 1: Technical Foundations
    • Year 2: Leadership Foundations
    • Year 3: Elective

    During this rotational development program, you will be required to move to a new location at least once – but 2 or 3 times is encouraged to broaden your professional network and breadth of operations experience. As a GTO Associate, you will also be enrolled in our GTO Learning Curriculum, which has three main components: Ingredion Technical & Business Content, University Partner led Operations & Supply Chain Content, and Personal Development Content.

    Manufacturing track rotations could include: Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Maintenance / Reliability, EHSS, Quality, Production Planning, Lead / Supervisor, Corporate Engineering, Relevant International Assignment, Cross-Functional Assignment

    Supply Chain track rotations could include: Logistics, Customer Support, Warehousing, Agribusiness, Production Scheduling, Analytics, Demand / Supply Planning, Continuous Improvement, Relevant International Assignment, Cross-Functional Assignment

    Qualified candidates will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study specific to cohort track (Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Supply Chain Management, Business or other related degrees)
    • 0 – 2 years of professional experience working in an operations area
    • 3.0+ GPA in CAN / US or 80%+ in Mexico
    • Be willing to enroll in the full 3-year program (starting July 2022)
    • The ability and interest to be geographically mobile during the 3 years (moving at least 1 time, if not 2 or 3)
    • Interest in a career in the food manufacturing industry
    • Strong communication skills, with the ability to present technical information and prepare concisely written reports
    • Proven analytical problem solving, multi-tasking, and time management skills
    • Experience with PC Applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.

  • Industry
    Food and Beverages
  • Locations
    Cedar Rapids, IA • Westchester, IL • Bedford Park, IL • Indianapolis, IN • North Kansas City, MO
  • About Us

    Ingredion is a leading global ingredients solutions company. We make sweeteners, starches, nutrition ingredients and biomaterials that are used by customers in everyday products from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals.

    We turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into ingredients that make crackers crunchy, candy sweet, yogurt creamy, lotions and creams silky, plastics biodegradable and tissues softer and stronger. Our innovative ingredient solutions help customers stay on trend with simple ingredients and gluten-free or high-fiber foods that appeal to today's consumers.

    Grounded in our values of Care First, Be Preferred, Everyone Belongs, Innovate Boldly and Owner's Mindset, we employ approximately 11,000 employees around the world. Our customers operate in more than 120 countries and represent 60 diverse sectors, including food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries.