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Quality Control Intern

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Quality Control Intern

6 locations
Winston Salem, NC
Cedar Rapids, IA
South Sioux City, NE
Bedford Park, IL
North Kansas City, MO
Indianapolis, IN
  • Responsibilities

    Ingredion is seeking a motivated student to join as a Quality Control Intern for summer 2021. In this position, you will be responsible for completing several small Quality Control projects for our team. You will also be responsible for applying concepts learned in quality, chemistry, or food science related classes to actual manufacturing of food ingredients.

    As the Quality Control Intern, your responsibilities will include:

    • Attending daily leadership team meeting and attending monthly safety meetings with the responsibility for personal and team safety
    • Managing complete, accurate, and legible test records, in accordance with company policy and record keeping procedure
    • Understanding use of process technologies in food manufacturing
    • Identifying and supporting continuous improvement initiatives by offering new ideas and thinking creatively
    • Managing quality standards to ensure compliance in production
    • Supporting production and quality teams on the investigations for customer related issues
    • Identifying growth and cost savings projects to give directly to the productivity and costs associated with manufacturing
    • Creating an environment conducive to teamwork with other members of the quality team, other functional groups in the plant, and other contacts external to the plant
    • Producing and giving effective presentations

    The Quality Control Intern position is well suited for you if you:

    • Have the ability to deliver results in a very challenging and fast-paced environment
    • Are analytical, a critical thinker, have problem-solving skills and are dedicated and innovative with a strong will to succeed
    • Have multi-tasking skills and can manage time while keeping a high level of integrity and authenticity
    • Are a self-starter with a strong work ethic and are able to work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels within the organization
  • Qualifications
    • Progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Biology or other science related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 preferred
    • Ability to work 40hrs per week during the summer internship term
    • An assertive, creative, ambitious, and positive thinking mindset
    • Ability to tackle problems, identify improvement opportunities, implement action plans and follow-up to ensure results
    • Basic computer skills and proven ability to use programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Familiarity with working in a lab environment preferred

    To be eligible for consideration, candidates must:

    • Currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Ingredion does not intend to sponsor work visas with respect to this position or to provide this position as OPT or CPT.
    • Be a currently enrolled student in a Bachelor’s Degree Program. If currently enrolled in an undergrad status, must have completed at least two years of coursework with status as a sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior.
    • If you have completed your degree, please consider other opportunities with Ingredion, posted at

    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 • Bedford Park, IL • Indianapolis, IN • North Kansas City, MO • Winston Salem, NC • South Sioux City, NE
  • About Us

    Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries. With 2019 annual net sales of more than $6 billion, the Company turns grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant-based materials into value-added ingredient solutions for the food, beverage, animal nutrition, brewing and industrial markets. With Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers around the world and more than 11,000 employees, the Company co-creates with customers and fulfills its purpose of bringing the potential of people, nature and technology together to make life better.