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. And 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 Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation, we employ approximately 11,000 employees around the world. Our customers operate in more than 100 countries and represent 60 diverse sectors, including food, beverage, paper, brewing and other industries.

Feb 20, 2019
TIC Gums 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 unrivaled knowledge of our Gum Gurus® has made TIC Gums the industry leader for more than 100 years. SUMMARY:    The Sr. Director of Marketing & Business Development is responsible for the overall strategic growth of TIC Gums through the commercial success of innovative technologies and marketing initiatives.  This position will lead product management, global business development, market development, market research, marketing communications and inside sales for the organization.  This position is also responsible for the performance and overall leadership of strategic initiatives, including the Beverage COE (Center of Excellence), as well as supporting the Systems COE.  This position works closely with internal departments and other Executive Team members to determine business objectives and the strategy for commercial delivery.  Essential duties and responsibilities include the following : Develops and implements marketing plans and operating budgets, including the introduction of new product launches, growth of existing product lines, positioning in the marketplace, promotions and communications and trade advertising.  Researches, reviews and evaluates competitor data, market/industry conditions and customer research to effectively implement TIC’s overall marketing/branding strategies.  Provides leadership to and/or supports the overall health and movement of the R&D Applications mini-gate and Core stage-gate innovation funnels.  Executes an effective strategic marketing plan for the Beverage COE and any additional market segments we decide to pursue; accountable for meeting yearly sales growth goals. Responsible for training and ongoing support of the Regional teams to generate opportunities and realize new business. Develop and implement a long-term business and operating budget for any additional market segment we choose to invest in.  Oversees the development of all product positioning and ROI analysis to support the launch and commercial success of new and key existing products. Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, social media, branding, promotional materials, and events.  Ensures all marketing communications are coordinated, support marketing plan objectives and are an effective expenditure of resources. Establishes target customer lists for select innovations and the implementation of successful target customer introductions.  Responsible for the commercial success of TIC’s innovative product line through the development and execution of effective marketing strategies.  Serves as the department representative on the Executive Leadership Team.  Serves as a leader for strategic initiatives as agreed upon with management. Follows all company safety rules in performing job duties. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s degree in a science or business-related field is required with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree preferred. At least 10 years of experience in a marketing and sales capacity with a technical solutions industry experience is required. A food ingredient industry background is highly preferred. TRAVEL:  Up to 50%
Ingredion White Marsh, MD, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
TITLE: Product Manager, Dry Sweeteners and FOS Products      LOCATION: Westchester, IL    REPORTS TO:  Director – Sales Operations – US / Canada   Ingredion is hiring a Product Manager for Dry Sweeteners and FOS businesses within the US/Canada Food and Beverage Unit. You will work across geographic and organizational lines, facilitating communication and coordinating actions to ensure that short and long term product profitability goals are achieved and certify that sales and production plans are aligned with the region and segment strategies.   As a Product Manager your responsibilities will include: Ensuring execution of the product line operating agenda. Performing monthly, quarterly and yearly product line reviews detailing actual verses plan for volume, pricing, freight, manufacturing costs and profitability. Collaborating across functional lines to ensure Supply and Demand plans are aligned and executed. Leading cross functional teams to ensure commercial benefits resulting from capital investments are realized. Owning the product line planning process. Providing commercial perspectives through active participation in the Goal/LE, S&OP, and Strategic Planning processes. Performing regular financial reviews detailing profitability and providing regular updates and follow-up on Contract vs. Actual shipment information. Monitoring sampling activities, mainly specialties to track opportunities. Supporting the pricing process with Business Management and Sales and effectively incorporating internal profitability targets and market supply/demand dynamics. Handling the product line Contract Review process. Approving final product specifications and changes coordinating with Sales, Operations and Quality Assurance to determine appropriate quality specifications and the cost impact of specific customer requirements. Reviewing and monitoring First Pass Compliance and Q-Note system to identify quality improvement opportunities. Working with our Mexican supply team on coordinating non-GM supply from Mexico and backfill from US plants. Leading and supporting customer order fulfillment by working with Sales and Supply Chain during time of product shortages. Working closely with Go-To-Market (G2M) team in understanding and supporting key initiatives to grow our Food and Beverage business. Supporting our market segments and platforms, including validation of ideas, preparation of business cases, and product commercialization for new products, product line extensions and new services. Effectively communicating product strategy to ensure the alignment of personnel and resources across North America to achieve tactical and strategic business goals. Leading cross functional processes/teams to identify and execute business process improvement opportunities. Acting as the ambassador for product line management by communicating and facilitating teamwork across functional areas and borders to ensure execution of the product line Goal and Operating Agenda.   The Product Manager position is well-suited for you if you: Leverage understanding of business, operating and financial environments and customer needs to deliver results Demonstrate the ability to deliver results during uncertainty, despite changes and ambiguity. Regularly identify areas that can be improved and constructively propose new solutions to increase value and business performance Proactively helps others and responds to their business needs to build strong working relationships   Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in technical, business or supply chain field. Course work towards an MBA an asset. At least 7 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, technical or finance fields. Knowledge of the food and beverage industry, food ingredient markets, competitors and supply chains. Ability to analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations regarding capital expenditure. Knowledge of product costing, contribution, and other financial measures used to develop customer pricing and understand drivers of profitability. An understanding of Ingredion’s manufacturing processes and distribution methods. High level of proficiency with SAP Business Warehouse, Microsoft Excel and/or other software tools Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills. Must be able to convey information in a clear, focused, and concise manner. Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrated experience working as part of a team and proven ability to resolve cross-departmental issues, and implement plans through the cooperation of others. Demonstrated ability to handle a large variety of tasks and information in a fast paced environment where timely decision making from often limited data and research time is critical. Experience in planning, coordinating, and executing multiple projects simultaneously.
Ingredion Westchester, NY, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Position Location:  TBD Guadalajara Office / Mexico Sales Office Business Unit:    Mexico Primary Function              The Director Mexico Strategy & Business Development will be responsible for the leadership of major strategic initiatives for Mexico. This will include serving as the principal leader for selected strategic agenda items of Mexico operating and strategic agenda. Furthermore, as member of the North America Innovation and Strategy team, he/she will lead ad-hoc strategic projects for business development of new ingredients and services through alliances, mergers & acquisitions. Reports To:         President & General Director, Mexico Supervision:       Analyst, Mexico Strategy       Key Deliverables Business                •             Lead the process to develop and evolve the strategic plan for Mexico. Focus on opportunities for the company to continue to improve and grow its competitive position, both within the industry and beyond •             Monetize key strategy areas through optimization of investments and asset allocations. •             Align resources and manage strategic focus areas utilizing project management discipline and a continuous improvement mindset. •             Translates business strategies into actionable plans by leveraging market and functional knowledge.  Execute on those plans, mobilizing the right resources to ensure success. •             Identify, review, and implement strategic transactions or partnerships which are aligned with Ingredion’s strategic priorities •             Support Customer Experience improvement objectives and initiatives. Agility and  Innovation    •             Take the lead in commercialization of specific products as identified in the strategic plan. •             Develop and execute strategies and tactics to accelerate growth of key initiatives •             Lead or participate in Mexico initiatives for business development including alliances, mergers and acquisitions. •             Identify new initiatives that can strengthen our drive for growth. •             Fosters innovation by encouraging teams to take calculated fact-based risk. •             Drives commitment and trust through change by engaging individuals and groups; giving them active roles to play. •             Quickly adapts to a changing context and successfully adapts organizational systems and processes to accommodate the new. Relationships and People         •             Build a highly committed and capable business development team, coaching and mentoring incumbents and/or bringing in additional talent as needed.  •             Create effective relationships with leaders  in the different functions and business units to influence the development and execution of Mexico strategy •             Develop effective channels of communication with the Mexico and North America team (sales, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, corporate functions, etc.) and help teams successfully navigate competing priorities. •             Builds sustainable external relationships that deliver value for the business.   Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:           •             Strategic mindset with excellent analytical skills and solid financial acumen •             Bachelor’s degree in technical or business related field with MBA required. Fluent English •             At least 10 years of experience in a B2B environment •             Merges and acquisitions expertise •             Proven ability to build relationships and lead through influence at all levels of the organization •             Exceptional communication and presentation skills Desired behavior, personal attributes:         •             Results orientation with sense of urgency and deep curiosity to diagnose problems and find solutions •             Bias to lead but highly collaborative and works well in teams •             Strong external and customer focus and approaches business situations with an outside-in perspective •             Strong focus on detail and quality of deliverables •             Highest ethical standards and ability to safeguard confidential information              Relocation Available:      Yes –  Relocation Within Country Considered  
Ingredion Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Key Deliverables   Create Competitive Edge Conformance to Environmental, Health and Safety codes of Ingredion and local regulatory requirement Responsible for food safety compliance management and timely / accurate reporting against both Ingredion and local regulatory standards. Responsible for process capability management and improvement by supervision and review on-site process, process issues trouble shooting guidance to front line team and procedures solution providing. Responsible for driving manufacturing successful rate, reaction efficiency improvement, first pass compliance improvement for both flash dryer, drum dryer and blending line. Responsible for production veracity and traceability through the supervision of work order and batch production record. Responsible for off code product control, handling and management. Principle leader to control and manage product recipes, process parameters, internal control spec and process flow chart.   Build Customer focused Mindset Production-quality interface and cooperate with other functions to well maintain in-process quality and investigate in-process related quality issues, identify root cause and implement corrective action. Principle leader of drum products to improve process capability and product quality consistency. Participate in new process introduction including design, review, and execution and commissioning and make sure owner’s inputs well covered. Support production supervisor for new product launch including process parameters exploration, on-site trial, documentation and training. Capable of understanding deeply the various elements of process design and operation, with a high level of curiosity and challenge.   Build Great Talent Maintain an atmosphere of teamwork and joint accountability with other departments, recognizing mutual goals, accountabilities, and needs as well as build consensus. As production training leader to drive production technical, operational, testing and troubleshooting capability development through master plan execution. Support Production supervisor to build associates career ladder and continuously enhance their capability and engagement. Utilize Leader Imperatives and success drivers to support individual development plan. Lead by example through developing a work environment exemplifying Ingredion’s core values. Inspire Bold Innovation As process leader to participate in corporate process network and represent Shanghai plant to continuously absorb best practices from others, seek solutions for problems and share Shanghai team’s practices. Drive and embed Innovation and CI culture in Production team Bring passion and motivation across the team through good communication, support, recognition and rewards processes operating effectively.   Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: Qualifications – degree in chemical or engineering. Experience – min. 2 years in working experience within a multinational company and manufacturing facility preferred. Engineering & Process Knowledge – Experience & knowledge in chemical or food industry; Experience in process/engineering is a plus. EHS Knowledge - EHS awareness and knowledge (Work Permit, LOTOTO, MOC, etc.) GMP Knowledge - Good knowledge of GMP and Lean manufacturing, basic knowledge of GB food safety law and ISO9001/FSSC22000 system, etc. PC Skills - Skills with PC software like Visio, Excel, Word and Project, etc. Language skills - Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Chinese and English. Communication skills - Good communications skills, open mind and problem-solving skills. Networking & influencing – comfortable and effective at communicating with multiple stakeholders at different levels to get “buy-in”.
Ingredion Shanghai, China Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Primary Function Responsible for supporting the financial planning and analysis activities for Ingredion’s Asia Pacific business, delivering timely and accurate management reports, as well as supporting the development of mid to long range financial projections reflective of the region’s business plan. The analyst will work as the super user for financial systems and lead region-wide processes and projects.   Reports To: Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, Asia Pacific   Supervision: No   Key Deliverables Critical Deliverables   B usiness Prepare and compile financial reporting packages and all related materials for management reporting during the Latest Estimate (LE), Quarterly Business Review (QBR), Monthly business Review (MBR) processes to provide accurate and reliable forecasts and commentary in order to facilitate the achievement of business goals and targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.  Actively participate in the preparation of the annual business plan and forecasts as required, identify and analyze business drivers of the variances. Coordinate planning activities for APAC region, review financial reports during the process to ensure submissions are timely and complete in global financial systems. Consolidate monthly and quarterly flash reports for Asia Pacific entities as needed. Provide the financial data and analysis to support various strategic and operating agenda items.   A gility and  Innovation Work as super user for financial information systems (BPC, BW, SAP). Collaborate with Regional Finance and IT teams to continuously enhance the availability of timely and accurate financial and other data from our systems to support strategic decision analytics. Assist in addressing ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests from Global and Regional management as required   R elationships and People Work closely with corporate and regional finance teams, Marketing, Innovation, Operations and IT teams to gather and assess critical inputs for financial forecast. Anticipates organizational challenges and resolves them by working collaboratively with teams beyond their own area of direct responsibility.   Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: Bachelor’s degree major in Finance, Economics, Computer Science or Engineering favorable. Minimum 2 - 4 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting related areas with financial planning and analysis experience. Demonstrated strong analytical and numeric skills with ability to analyze financial results, assess financial/strategic impacts of business decisions. Experience with SAP, SAP BW, BPC, Business Objects. Proficient with MS Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Advanced excel skills and financial modelling experience preferred. Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills. Desired behavior,  personal attributes: Possess analytical mindset and learning agility Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail Strong drive and energy to learn and contribute in a dynamic, multinational business environment. Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.
Ingredion Singapore Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Ingredion is hiring a Procurement Manager to develop the strategy to effectively procure goods and services required for Canadian plant operations and lead cross site initiatives as part of the North America procurement organization.  The Procurement Group is focused on ensuring that supplier decisions fulfill the daily needs of the plant and supporting the strategic business plans related to supply management.  This position supports the overall operation of the Cardinal, ON and London, ON plants, strategically managing the department, vendors in the sourcing of equipment, goods and services. The successful candidate performs activities across multiple categories of spend while leading / actively participating in North America initiatives. As a Procurement Manager, your responsibilities will include: Establishing, in collaboration with the Corporate/North America procurement organization, effective short and long-term sourcing strategies for required goods and services to deliver shareholder value to the business while meeting site saving targets and budgetary goals Supporting the capital program through partnered sourcing with the Corporate/North America Capital procurement team and coordinating the required equipment and services in partnership with the Corporate/North America engineering team Lead the strategic sourcing process via eSourcing tools and available team support to successfully negotiate with suppliers and obtain best pricing, delivery, and favorable terms Minimizing Ingredion risk by managing contracts through the Legal department and resolving contract differences/disputes with suppliers Managing suppliers to ensure that service meets standards and develop partnership relationships to drive long term growth. Managing the administration of the Quality Management Systems according to ISO standards as it relates to the procurement function. Promotion and administration of Safety, Health and Environmental programs to comply with Corporate standards and regulatory requirements applicable to areas of responsibility. Fostering positive working relationships engendering trust and respect to promote a collaborative work environment. Leading the operating Procurement staff at both the Cardinal, ON and London, ON facilities. The Procurement Manager position is well-suited for you if you: Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization Work with little direction and lead others in a challenging, dynamic work environment Model the ability to affect change through influence and good communication Possess a high level of integrity, sincerity, and humility Demonstrate proactivity and innovation with a strong will to succeed Demonstrated leadership and management skills in working with people and managing projects. Have a demonstrated ability to foster an environment of mutual trust and respect. Qualified candidates will have: A bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business administration or related field and a minimum of 7-10 years’ proven results in a strategic procurement role preferably in a process plant or B2B environment People management experience required Demonstrated results utilizing the Strategic Sourcing Process Proven ability to connect corporate strategy to business operations Strong oral and written communication skills, highly organized, and excellent problem solving and decision-making skills Excellent analytical and financial acumen Strong project management skills Experience with SAP and e-sourcing platforms a plus Ability to travel upwards of 40%
Ingredion Cardinal, ON, Canada Full time
Feb 20, 2019
TITLE:   Sales Support Lead LOCATION:   Westchester, IL REPORTS TO:  Sr. Manager Product Management & Sales Operations – Industrial Solutions Ingredion is hiring a Sales Support Lead to support our Industrial and Biomaterials Solutions business. This position helps improve the productivity of the sales team by assuring that customer expectations are met and exceeded while also acting as a communications hub between field sales and the internal functions of the company. This role is cross functional in nature and will have a direct impact on the customer experience. You will be responsible for the support of the team in the areas of contracting, quality and legal documentation, reporting and analysis, resource requirements, liaising with other departments and project management. As a Sales Support Lead your responsibilities will include: Leading contracting processes that support the Go-To-Market (GTM) strategy. This includes responsibility for the contract database and all associated documents as well as training our sales personnel on contract review and form completion. Acting as a liaison between Sales, Contract Billing Analyst Team, Finance and Quality as necessary and supporting internal reporting needs (master data, pricing records, NPI, etc.) through collaboration and teamwork. Serving as the internal point person for handling all aspects of Quality, Legal and Sustainability document requests from the GTM team and customers. Leading ISO related training, audit and documentation efforts. Developing new methods for stream-lining activities which aid in impacting the team towards more efficient and effective selling efforts. Managing IBS SharePoint site by working with IT on updates and various groups on information housed in the portal. Utilizing various technology platforms (Salesforce.com, Tableau, SAP, BW, etc) to support updates and information related to key activities or initiatives. Providing monthly reports as needed for both internal and external parties. Understanding when to advance customer needs to management due to internal or customer issues. Developing a deep understanding of the selling process to ensure own work is responsive to team and customer needs. Serving as an active team member by positively suggesting team improvements. The Sales Support Lead position is well-suited for you if you: Enthusiastically seek external knowledge to improve your own understanding and work output and help others and respond to their business needs. Demonstrate a positive attitude and an ability to learn. Thrive in detail-oriented work and also enjoy significant cross functional interaction. Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor's degree preferred but not required if you have 5+ years of experience in sales support, customer service, administration or a similar role. Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with Sales, Marketing, Legal, Quality, and the technical community. Advanced proficiency with windows based software programs (i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Tableau and Salesforce.com. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly developed organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with multiple levels within the organization.
Ingredion Westchester, NY, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Ingredion has an opportunity at our Bridgewater, NJ location for a Team Lead, this individual will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality service to our customers, aligned to Ingredion’s Customer Experience commitments (responsive, empathetic, proactive, and innovative). This is accomplished by enabling day-to-day team operations through supervision, coaching, and training of the team. In addition, the Team Lead serves as a point of escalation to help troubleshoot and resolve customer issues, and works to identify and drive system and workflow improvements to enhance team effectiveness. In order to effectively support the team, this role will learn the daily responsibilities of the CS Agent and will perform this work as needed to service our customers.   Reports To: Customer Support Manager   Direct Report: No direct reports; provides day to day supervision and coaching of the CS team   As a Team Leader, your responsibilities will include: Leadership – Supervise, guide and direct day-to-day activities of the customer support team in accordance with the area of business responsibility. Staffing, Training, and Development – Participate in selecting high quality talent for the CS team. Ensure training of team members to independently execute responsibilities for all customer segments within the specified business. Provide feedback and coaching to the customer support team in support of their ongoing development. Provide feedback on team performance for Performance Management. Customer Support — As needed, process customer orders for products, address questions, resolve issues, and respond to inquiries. Ensure the accuracy of order data and adhere to the order processing flow (system and processes).   Perform calculations regarding order processing, delivery times, and freight as necessary. Maintain up to date files according to the standard operating procedure. Ensure copies of orders and return orders are given to appropriate stakeholders. Problem Solving — Partner with the team to proactively identify potential issues, consider alternative solutions, and take corrective action to resolve problems. Continuous Improvement – Seek opportunities for improvements with the team and lead the execution of improvements. Communicate the changes to external and internal customers. Creates reports and assigns special projects. Maintain department productivity metrics / dashboards and lead daily team huddles. Technology — Identify, improve, and implement/test new processes to meet changing business requirements. Communication and Teamwork —Support the communication of new policies and procedures to internal and external customers as they arise. Help lead team/department meetings with the Customer Support Manager. Customer Advocate — Serve as a liaison between external customers and internal functions to ensure customer satisfaction.   Qualified Candidate will have:   At least a bachelor’s degree in a business, science, or a supply chain related discipline. At least 5 years of experience in a customer-facing position or work-related equivalent. Prior export & import international freight logistics experience is preferred. This includes knowledge of required documentation, country regulations, ocean and air freight, SED filings, working with freight forwarders and international customers. Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal, and conflict management skills with the ability to provide constructive feedback and coaching to team members and to represent the company internally and externally. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and resolve problems in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to successfully coordinate and handle multiple tasks/activities simultaneously. Ability to learn the daily responsibilities of the Customer Support role and effectively train others to execute day-to-day activities for customer segments within the supported business. Demonstrated ability to supervise/lead/coach peers Knowledge of creating and documenting standard operating procedures. Strong detail orientation and business/math acumen, including ability to think critically, analyze problems, and advocate for fact-based solutions
Ingredion Bridgewater, NJ, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
  Ingredion is hiring an Inside Sales Specialist, Emerging Business to support our U.S. & Canada Food and Beverage business. This role is cross functional in nature, and will have a direct effect on the customer experience, particularly with small and medium size companies. You will work directly with customers from lead inception to close of the sale, driving leads through the sales funnel by working with sales, sales development, customer solutions & product innovation and marketing to ensure that there is quick and accurate follow-up to customer inquiries and leads. The Emerging Business team is a core part of the North American go-to-market team focused on the start-up eco-system, leading sales and technical support efforts to smaller, start-up food and beverage companies.   As a member of the Emerging Business Team, your responsibilities will include: Lead follow-up / Selling - Manage a territory of “emerging” customers. Directly call customers to follow-up on leads. Draft and send e-mail correspondence to customers regarding customer interest in Ingredion products. Craft standard and customized e-mail templates that can be used for follow-up. Provide pricing to customers based on request and close sales. Work collaboratively with other team members to troubleshoot customer issues and cover projects. Ensure a smooth transition to outside sales representatives or distributors after projects close. Work with distributor partners for smaller scale business opportunities/projects.  Direct customers to Ingredion e-commerce platform for product purchase, when appropriate.  Salesforce.com - Manage all assigned leads and contacts through the sales funnel within Salesforce.com and certify accuracy of data and opportunity size. Log and convert leads to opportunities in the “pre-qualified” stage for accurate return on investment tracking and document all customer interaction in the system. Use salesforce.com to arrange samples to be shipped to customers.  Become a de facto salesforce subject matter expert via use of the platform.  Product Expertise- Work with customers to solve technical issues. Become a functional authority on key product lines in the product portfolio across our Ingredient and Sweetener Solutions divisions. Provide customers with product recommendations that allow customers to utilize Ingredion products. Collaborate with Innovation and Culinology Manager, Emerging Business and Technical service team members to provide solutions for customers.   This position is well-suited for you if you: Want to be part of an intraprenerial start-up team that has a direct impact on the customer experience and plays a meaningful role in the sales process with start-up companies in North America. Thrive in detail-oriented work and enjoy significant cross functional interaction and collaboration. Are a self-starter and can work independently in a dynamic environment Enjoy working with all types of people and possess a strong “go-for-it” attitude and sales inclination Have an entrepreneurial spirit, and can share the excitement and passion of the entrepreneurial businesses we support. Enjoy building relationships both across the company and with customers.  You must be a people person.  Qualified candidates will have: 4 year college degree, preferably in food science Proven ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects. Precise follow-up skills to help projects with customer move to close. Ability to be pleasantly persistent with customers and have a positive attitude and pleasant phone manner. Ability to understand when to raise customer projects to management due to internal or customer issues. Demonstrated advanced proficiency with windows based software programs (i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Salesforce.com; Proficiency in standard e-mail systems. Excellent organizational skills and highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work with multiple levels within the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to develop relationships with key members of the Ingredion Go-To-Market team. Limited travel to sales meetings and Trade Shows  
Ingredion Bridgewater, NJ, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
As a Sr. Financial Analyst, your responsibilities will include: Responsible for partnering with the Commercial team in development of the topline plan/forecast for the Sweetener Solutions business, assisting in data collection and preparation during contracting, preparation of financial analyses for monthly and quarterly review meetings with senior business leaders, and supporting ad hoc requests and special projects as necessary. Supervision: N/A The role is well-suited for you if you: Develop topline volume and revenue plans/forecasts for the Sweetener Solutions business which incorporate new product offerings, customer order trends, customer product sales, share of customer requirements, macro trends impacting customer’s products, and unique sales history. Prepare variance analyses for leadership team. Support Commercial team pricing analyses during the contracting process to meet financial targets. Prepare financial analyses and presentations for the monthly executive meetings, quarterly business review meetings and other ad hoc requests. Assist leadership team with adhoc requests in support of strategic and operational planning initiatives. Support efforts to drive visibility to customer level profitability and increase Commercial Finance modeling capabilities. Support monthly customer analyses for Sweetener Solutions sales team and provide sales team with individual territory reporting and adhoc requests as needed. Support preparation of market intelligence and business driver documentation for Commercial team. Finds opportunities for operational improvements and constructively proposes new solutions that increase value and improve business performance. Ability to deal effectively with dynamic change and support team along those lines. Build and maintain effective relationships with the Commercial team in order to facilitate effective communication of business needs. Partnering with Supply Chain to drive insight into Sweetener Solutions demand plan to drive greater understanding of the business and provide insights into specific customer trends. If you hold the following skills & experience we want, you: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required Experienced at developing trend analysis, growth plans based upon unique drivers, and scenario development Experience working within SAP/BEx Analyzer planning systems preferred Strong knowledge and proven experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Proven success working with internal customers to establish trust and effective relationships Proven ability to analyze financial results and apply variance analysis effectively to explain volume, price and mix drivers. Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills. Excellent social skills and ability to interact effectively with various functions within the business. Experience in business to business sales finance considered a plus. Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time. Actively engages the right resources from across the organization to understand and explain topline results to Sales leadership Builds sustainable internal and external relationships that deliver value for the business through a commitment to drive a positive customer experience Experience in planning, coordinating, and executing multiple projects simultaneously
Ingredion Westchester, NY, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Westchester Apply Apply with LinkedIn Ingredion is hiring a Senior Internal Auditor to lead audit planning and program development to execute various types of audits including operational, financial, and compliance reviews, across all business processes. The Senior Internal Auditor performs audit procedures through process and control walkthroughs, develops testing criteria, reviews and analyzes data and evidence, and identifies and defines issues. The position offers the opportunity to work with various levels of Management throughout the organization to build networking channels to further build and drive your career development.   As a Senior Internal Auditor, your responsibilities will include: Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of accounting and management controls to ensure that valid, properly authorized transactions are completely and adequately processed. Settling compliance with Company policies, standards, procedures, and applicable statutes and government regulations. Providing data analysis support to our Data Analytics team to assist in analyzing and identifying patterns, discrepancies, and anomalies in data to highlight exceptions within populations or key samples to review during audit testing procedures. Preparing audit work-papers and process flowcharts to document and support conclusions and audit findings in alignment with internal quality standards and requirements in conformance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Preparing concisely written audit findings and conclusions and assisting in the identification of process improvement opportunities while communicating the results via written reports and oral presentations to Management. Building strong working partnerships with internal partners and global Internal Audit team members to deliver results and support business performance, objectives, and initiatives. Assist in other Ad-Hoc reviews as required by Supervisors   The role is well-suited for you if you: Have experience leading and supervising a team of professionals to complete projects on time & within budget. Exude effective verbal and written skills, including active listening to interact with all levels of Management. Take the initiative, accept change and are open to new ideas and approaches. Have strong detail orientation with the ability to organize, schedule, and lead multiple projects.   If you hold the following skills & experience we want, you: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA or Master’s degree is a plus. 3-7 years of experience in public accounting and/or internal auditing, finance, or business operations with a record of accomplishments. A professional certification or progress towards at least one of the following: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office application suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio diagramming / flowcharting and experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau. Proficiency in English; additional language skillset a plus. Ability to travel 30% including international travel at least once per year. Experience with SAP and/or other Enterprise Resource Planning Systems a plus.
Ingredion Westchester, NY, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
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 unrivaled knowledge of our Gum Gurus® has made TIC Gums the industry leader for more than 100 years. The Global Business Project Manager is responsible for leading the development and positioning of projects with the goal to grow our global hydrocolloids business. Project planning and execution are important for this role and the position requires a close working relationship with cross-functional leads across all regions (APAC, EMEA, South America and Mexico). This position will work with the Global Business development team to ensure that all key regional projects are aligned with our strategic plan for growth in the regions. This role will also have close working relationship with the global product management team to align with our global strategy for key products and solutions. As Global Business Project Manager, your responsibilities will include: Serves as the lead for creating, implementing, supporting and communicating the project plans from each region to ensure alignment across internal functions. Proactively reports essential information and updates to key TIC stakeholders Works with each regional lead to develop project plans (and risk analysis) and ensure alignment with overall regional growth strategy Supports the development and implementation of business development plans for all regions, in line with the 5 year strategic plan of TIC. These plans will involve specific goals, expected outcomes, timeline to deliver and plan of execution Support bi-monthly regional pipeline reviews - communicate meeting reports, action items and timelines for deliverables. Works with various functions (R&D, Quality and Regulatory, Marketing, Demand and Planning, Product Management) to manage and execute regional requests and projects Works with the Product Management team to manage the business process of new system introductions for the regions, in line with our growth strategy. Manage product lists to ensure alignment with each region’s market and product strategy Establish and maintain strong relationships with key business leads in the regions and facilitate communications between the regions and internal teams Serve as the internal lead and champion for all key projects in the regions and influence TIC functional teams to support the execution and completion of these projects in a timely manner. Establish and implement processes to maximize profit of new systems. Work with business development team to outline value props (along with competitive intelligence) and create target customers and segments. Communicate commercial success stories with all regions and provide adequate support for replication. Manage the review of current/future workflows and operational considerations, in line with regional business demands. Promote and communicate relevant regional business updates to gain buy-in and facilitate collaboration across internal functional teams Cross-cultural communication skills and the ability to network across the Ingredion/TIC regions Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business, engineering or related fields and 5 years of related industry experience is required 3+ years of commercial and project management experience is required. PMP Certification an asset Knowledge and experience in the food and beverage industry, food ingredient markets, competitors and supply chains. A good understanding of international business and multicultural relations Experience in the following project management knowledge areas are an asset: Integration and scope management, project risk and communications management, time and resource management Ability to effectively assimilate and communicate complex information from multiple sources and proven ability to handle a large variety of tasks and information in a fast paced environment Demonstrated experience working as part of a team and the ability to recognize and lead the resolution of project issues and road blocks Excellent verbal, written, communication and presentation skills are required Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Project, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint), including Microsoft Project Analytical, critical thinking, strong self-starter, assertiveness, decision making and interpersonal skills. Willingness to travel (both domestic and international) and capable of working in a diverse multicultural/multilingual environment (Up to 20%)
Ingredion White Marsh, MD, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Job Title: Manager, Sales Development Position Location: US - West Region- Home Based – Can be located in Colorado or Southern California Reports To: Director, Sales Development  Ingredion is hiring a Manager, Sales Development to understand value propositions of the Company’s specialty ingredient portfolio, identify target customers for our products and partner with the sales team to qualify targets and establish plans for attaining business with identified target customers. The Manager, Sales Development will be responsible for maximizing US and Canada specialty sales and related commercial business activity by delivering existing products or services to new customers and new products or applications to both existing and new customers. As Manager, Sales Development your responsibilities will include: Recommending specialty “value-added” solutions to national and regional account customers, including effective introduction of new products, technologies, and processes, to strengthen obtain new business in support of segment growth targets and account plans. In conjunction with our Sales Teams, initiate technology based discussions with customers, primarily with the R&D, technology and marketing groups to establish projects with target customers, leading to sales of assigned products. Championing introductions of new technologies/products to meet business objectives. Navigating complexity of diverse markets to generate value for the customer and the company. Developing and maintaining a strong working knowledge of the market and environment and actively providing that intelligence to appropriate sales, marketing, product management and technical personnel to facilitate sales development efforts. Partnering with functional teams (sales, technical and marketing) to execute market introduction and initial market/sales development for new products, processes, and services to customers. Ensuring close alignment with Marketing leaders and coordinating with overall Marketing team with regards to business plans including campaigns and market development opportunities. Providing technical understanding of products and the product value proposition to our Sales Team and supporting initial sales activity with the goal of meeting short and long term targets for revenue, profitability and market share. Networking at trade shows and other technical venues to build knowledge and identify new prospects. Analyzing the current accounts to ascertain most suitable targets to incorporate into new product offerings and communicating those needs to the commercial team. Supporting sales in negotiating contracts. Monitoring performance and benchmarking standard methodologies to drive continuous improvement. The Manager, Sales Development position is well suited for you if you: Take responsible risks to achieve extraordinary results Adapt and support others through change, ambiguity and complexity Operate with a sense of urgency and are responsive Anticipate customer needs and actively create new solutions Seek to understand how issues and solutions will impact other areas of the company Respect and value other’s differences, seeking opportunities to learn from those with different perspectives. Qualified Candidates will have: Bachelors’ Degree in food science or other relevant scientific, engineering, or business discipline. Additionally, an MBA is a plus. Significant direct and practical Business development, Sales, Marketing and Technical experience in food or specialty ingredients, preferably in a B2B environment. Experience with value selling approaches and techniques. Focus efforts to prove the value of an ingredients’ functionality vs. its per unit cost Excellent interpersonnel, presentation and communication skills, both in creation and execution Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills required. Experience in problem solving and creative thinking. Strong leadership skills and experience partnering with internal go-to-market teams. Available to travel domestically approximately 50%. Close proximity to a major airport is preferred.
Ingredion California, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Ingredion is hiring a Lean Management Specialist whom will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and facilitating the implementation of the lean management system to improve our processes, as well as facilitating improvement events and acting as an internal auditor for the management system. Within this role your responsibilities will include: Support the execution of the Lean enterprise transformation initiative in coordination with the Director of Lean Enterprise Transformation. Develop systems to track Key Performance Indicators (critical metrics) for Lean and Continuous Improvement projects and other team-based initiatives. Facilitate process improvement projects that deliver process improvements and financially give to the business, using the results throughout the organization. Coordinate the LMS audit program for Ingredion sites and functions. Provide training for process improvement as required. Develop a data driven culture of Lean throughout NA Region. Support the maintenance of the Ingredion Lean Management Playbook Maintain and continue to expand personal knowledge of the Lean methodology and tools. Assist in developing, maintaining, and updating training materials and coordinate the training efforts for lean specialists and practitioners. Support ongoing development and maintenance of training materials for LSS belts. Work reciprocally with cross-functional teams as well as site/functional leaders to identify initiatives and establish priorities based on NA business objectives. Communicate the status and results of lean projects to key partners. Establish and maintain positive relationships with and between team members, plants, support functions, etc. Mentor, coach and train lean project team members to further develop capabilities and positive project outcomes. The Lean Management Specialist position is well-suited for you if you: Demonstrates understanding of the business operating environment and customer needs to deliver results effectively and within budget. Consistently focuses on achieving strong results, despite stabilizing multiple, complex demands. Eagerly implements improvements by keeping an open mind and actively incorporating changes. Enthusiastically helps others and responds to their business needs to build strong working relationships. Seeks opportunities (training, projects, etc.) that develop knowledge and skills to become a stronger contributor. If you hold the following skills & qualifications, we want you: Proven commitment to the promotion of a safe work environment. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in operations, a technical, or a business role. Certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred Proven ability to lead cross functional teams Ability to work with and interact with all levels of the organization. Strong ability to cultivate positive relationships with and between team members, plants, support functions and functional groups. Self-starter with strong leadership skills and a high degree of integrity. Strong planning, organizing and time management skills. Capable of leading and mentoring remotely on a regular basis Capable of leading and sponsoring a data driven environment with an emphasis on statistics, process improvement, and data analysis. Fluency in English is required (US) Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, STEP, or another technical field Willing to travel up to 50% Knowledge of Corn Wet Milling or other unit-based operations a plus.
Ingredion Westchester, NY, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Job Title: Regional Cash Management Leader, South América (Contractor) Position Location: Brazil, São Paulo or Buenos Aires, Argentina Business Unit: South America, Finance Primary function To oversee and coordinate the day-to-day transition towards a Regional Banking Structure for Ingredion in the South America Region, composed of 7 countries. To coordinate and provide guidance to country Treasury support teams and to ensure an efficient, policy compliant banking transition.  Be supportive and in close contact with all our IT network within the company, coordinating the needs from Business to Bank level during this process. On Credit and Collection front, to ensure to provide best and most efficient s banking solutions, monitor and provide functional guidance on collection techniques, credit assessment exceptions and order release rules. To focus on transition to downsize banking relationships and support towards a core and support regional bank, secure overdraft and short-term financing at domestic level and to implement the optimization on current cash management fees (banking fees), foreign exchange and financial chargers. The transition will be by leveraging and bringing best-practices, improvement and harmonization in the current operations and processes. The Geographic scope is the South America region, covering 7 countries: Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Peru and Equator. Reports to: Regional Treasurer – South América Direct Reports: 0 direct reports Key Deliverables: B usiness: •         To provide guidance on the Regional Banking transition and ensure effective day-to-day treasury functions, including cash management, treasury reporting, financial statement analysis.  To provide consultative guidance regional subsidiaries to ensure efficient execution of treasury functions. •         To improve collection solutions in the region. Focus is to reduce manual work in collection process, cash application, cash availability cycle time and accounts receivables process. •         To be aligned and support the transition towards a regional accounts payables platform or to have it prepared, reduce manual work in payment processing, along with improvement of internal controls. •         To provide oversight and guidance to Countries treasury staff in complying with treasury policies, including foreign exchange exposure management. •         To have key support on process improvements in the countries, related to payables and receivables. A gility and  Innovation: •         Create and maintain effective processes to address complex business requirements. •         Support procedures/process analysis and planning by working in partnership with key business stakeholders to track and assemble reports to support the implementation of Strategic Regional future estate process organization. •         Interface with Accounts payables and accounts receivables organization to support on key credit decisions procedures/authorization matrix and ensure timely review of new business requirements. •         Plan and organize activities of Cash Management timely / accurately   Relationships  and People •         Ensure that financial area is consistently meeting the needs of the Company’s financial planning and analysis requirement. •         Exhibit leadership within team to enhance individual performance, organizational capability, succession planning, development and recognition. •         Develop collaborative relationships with South America key Leaders and business stakeholders. •         Develop credibility and build partnerships across the Finance team Knowledge,  skills and  requirements •         Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance or quantitative field; Post-graduation is highly preferred •         Experience in Finance and Treasury organizations.   •         Strong leadership skills required. •         Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. •         Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized. •         Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills •         Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated •         Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity •         Experience of working in a multinational organization or consulting firm Desired  behavior,  personal  attributes.  (Success Drivers And  Competencies) ·       Translates business needs into actionable plans by leveraging market and functional knowledge. ·       Validates business needs through sound and thoughtful financial analysis. ·       Brings best practices to the organization; mobilizes support teams to seek insights from diverse data sources. ·       Anticipates organizational challenges and resolves them by working collaboratively with teams beyond their own area of direct responsibility. ·       Builds sustainable external relationships that deliver value for the business. ·       Ensures people provide ongoing feedback, have difficult conversations and take appropriate actions.
Ingredion Buenos Aires, Argentina Full time
Feb 20, 2019
JOB TITLE: Technical Service Project Leader, Sweetener Customer Solutions LOCATION: Bridgewater, NJ REPORTS TO: Tech Service Manager, US/Canada Sweetener Customer Solutions   Ingredion is hiring a Technical Service Project Leader to provide technical leadership and support to our US/Can Sweetener customers for a broad range of food and beverage applications. You will support key territories/accounts working with our Sales and Go-to-Market functions in identifying new business and growth opportunities, leading and executing projects targeted to deliver rapid product innovation, formulation support, and processing assistance. You will provide technical expertise in problem solving and conduct technical presentations to promote new products, applications and market opportunities.   As Project Leader, your responsibilities will include: Building strong customer relationships at Regional, National and Distributor accounts by seeking to understand the customers' needs and providing technical expertise of our portfolio of ingredient solutions. Working and collaborating with the Sweetener Go-To-Market and Development teams for new product launches. Leading multiple customer projects to prioritize, develop and implement our Go-To-Market strategy with Sales account managers, Marketing representatives and cross-functional team members. Identify new business opportunities with customers and deliver value creating solutions with a sense of urgency. Actively use knowledge of overall business and markets to execute goals. Promoting functional value-added ingredients and recommending solutions by phone, face-to-face meetings and at trade shows. Potentially leading and directing technical service professionals and/or other professionals in the future.   The Project Leader position is well-suited for you if you: Have a strong Customer Focus and can anticipate needs and actively craft new customer solutions. Enjoy forming relationships and networking with internal & external customers to understand needs and work together towards solutions. Like to work on the bench and/or in the pilot plant developing formulations and testing ingredient performance. Can offer new ideas, think out-of-the-box and continuously learn. Embrace change and can adapt to fast changing customer/consumer demands. Work collaboratively with peers, management, team leads and key partners.   Qualified candidates will have: Master’s or Bachelor's degree in Food Science or equivalent technical field with 5 to 7+ years meaningful commercial and product development experience required. Strong Food Science/Food Applications background and strong technical acumen. Prior experience working with a range of Sweeteners, including traditional nutritive sweeteners as well as polyols and high potency sweeteners is preferred. Prior experience in Beverage and Brewing applications a plus. Strong knowledge of common food processes, food ingredient functionality and ingredient interactions such as sweeteners, starches, hydrocolloids, fats, proteins etc., is a plus. Solid experience in hands-on product development, formulation and using laboratory and pilot plant equipment. Demonstrated project management skills and experience in executing work and delivering projects on time. Experience with experimental design, statistical data analysis, and interpretation of results is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proven ability to effectively communicate and collaborate in cross-functional teams, and with colleagues at all levels. Ability to travel up 35- 40% of the time.
Ingredion Bridgewater, NJ, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Title: QA Specialist Location Bedford Park , IL (Argo)   As a QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, your responsibilities will include: Coordinating and leading the activities and work of the HACCP team(s) in the development of the HACCP programs in a timely and effective manner. Acting as the team’s primary contact person for the Food Safety Team Lead for progress reports and issue resolution. Acting as one of the site’s Preventative Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI). Coordinating and submitting team schedules, reports, and other necessary documentation required from the team. Coordinating and leading the HACCP team in evaluation of HACCP programs at planned intervals as required. Verifying the hazard analysis and the adequacy of the established prerequisite programs and preventative controls. Verifying the effective implementation of relevant Pre-Requisite Programs (PRPs). Maintaining records of the site Food Safety group. Maintaining current knowledge of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) with regards to human food and animal feed, and current knowledge of the seven principles of HACCP within FSSC 22000. Being knowledgeable of food cGMPs as it pertains to prerequisite program functionality and application within FSSC 22000. Ensuring that team members are adequately trained by designing, implementing, and maintaining HACCP training programs. Fostering team and individual growth through identification of training requirements, coaching, and mentoring. Working with units to verify PRPs and oPRPs and issue CAPAs where necessary. Acting as Food Safety Subject Matter Expert during customer, regulatory, and registrar audits. Acting as backup for GMP Pest control Specialist when required. Other duties as required.   The QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST position is well-suited for you if you are: Detail-oriented and able to multitask to achieve desired goals within established time frames. LSS Orange or Green Belt certified, desired. Able to recommend solutions to resolve non-conformancies.   Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or related sciences. Current knowledge of ISO, HACCP, food safety within FSSC 22000 or equivalent approved GFSI Scheme. Knowledge in program and customer/regulatory requirements. Demonstrated proficiency in effectively managing relationships. Familiarity with the CWM process and experience working in a plant environment would be a plus. Good communication skills.
Ingredion Bedford Park, IL, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
TITLE:                 Quality Control Analyst LOCATION:          Cardinal Facility REPORTS TO:      Refinery Division Manager As a Quality Control Analyst, your responsibilities will include: Prioritizing testing based on business needs and departmental goals. Maintaining complete and accurate records of laboratory data. Creating, investigating and verifying results of “Out of Specification” investigations for process area and lab. Calibration, maintenance and repair of laboratory instruments, ensuring calibration records and standards traceable to NIST are maintained where applicable. Performance of specialized testing in support of customers and departmental projects. Ensuring non-routine testing is performed in an appropriate manner. Reviewing lab data for accuracy and trends; communicate concerns to the appropriate parties. Administer laboratory proficiency testing program by dispensing appropriate test samples and collating results. Implementation of corrective actions because of laboratory investigations or proficiency testing and monitor their effectiveness. Revision and updating of laboratory Standard Operating Procedures to meet evolving customer and business needs and developing methodology. Staying current with scientific developments in areas of expertise and responsibility. Improvement of Quality Assurance and Food Safety through continuous improvement activities. Managing and effectively engaging with customers to address customer complaints. Working with Operations to identify, investigate and resolve process discrepancies. Participation in customer and quality system audits, both internal and third party. The Quality Control Analyst position is well-suited for you if you: Use CI /LSS tools to improve quality and collaborates directly with customers to develop new solutions Addresses customer requests and resolve problems with a sense of urgency Reviews practices of competitors to identify unique opportunities to meet or exceed quality and food safety practices Audit and improves processes and procedures based on the established standards, ensuring corrective actions are taken and fully implemented Ability to rapidly learn new skills and expand expertise into other areas of science. Can work in a fast paced, diverse team environment. Demonstrate organizational skills, manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Possess Strong oral, written, and computer skills. Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science or related field General knowledge of microbiology Basic knowledge of food safety, ISO 9001, ISO 17025 and FSCC 22000 Experience with analytical chemistry and chromatography Good working knowledge of laboratory practices Strong oral, written and computational skills. Availability for some weekend and after-hours coverage.
Ingredion Cardinal, ON, Canada Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Ingredion is hiring a Senior Research Associate to develop cutting edge bio-technology in support of business objectives. The Associate will perform genetic modification utilizing cloning techniques and express, purify and analyze enzymes. The associate will develop and grow expression systems to produce proteins, hydrocolloids or small molecules. The Associate will lead cross-functional research and product development teams identifying profitable solutions to industry needs and driving projects to successful outcomes. As Senior Research Associate, your responsibilities will include: Management of projects to develop new ingredients using bio-technology Leading multifunctional teams to identify profitable solutions to the manufacture of new ingredients Investigation of new technologies to progress new product development and improve current product manufacture. Deliver compelling technical solutions to business opportunities Adopting cutting edge technology and analytical tools within the research environment Keeping up-to-date on advances in related technologies through open sources. Writing reports and effectively communicating results to project teams and stakeholders. Development of industry relationships and networks within the professional organizations. Potential supervision of junior staff. The Senior Research Associate position is well-suited for you if you: Have strong critical analytical thinking and problem solving capabilities and creatively link together disparate ideas to propose novel approaches. Are a skilled bench scientist with experience in fermentation techniques and genetic modification Adapt to shifting priorities appropriately and help others operate with flexibility. Demonstrate a high degree of energy, self-motivation, personal commitment, and ownership. Offer new ideas, think “outside the box” and have an ability to explore multiple possibilities for tackling challenges to come up with best solutions. Learn continuously and stay up to date with current science trends. Qualified candidates will have: PhD with 3+ years of industrial experience in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or Biotechnology a or Masters with 5-8+ years relevant experience. Strong background in genetics, expression systems, fermentation, or protein engineering. Demonstrated ability to manage projects independently and lead multifunctional teams. Experience with experimental design, statistical data analysis, and interpretation of results. Critical analytical thinking and problem solving capabilities are a must. Strong communication skills, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to write comprehensive technical reports and deliver technical presentations. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to interact constructively with colleagues from a wide variety of roles within the company. Strong computer skills. Knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Minitab is a plus.
Ingredion Bridgewater, NJ, USA Full time
Feb 20, 2019
Job Title:                                         LOGISTICS SOLUTION ENGINEER Position Location:                         Guadalajara, Jalisco Reports To:                                     SCH MANAGER Cover the specific needs of customers of important accounts such as Beverages and Breweries. Being a link between the internal departments with the client to develop and solve different needs, projects or strategies in conjunction with the commercial team to strength business relationship focusing in continuous improvement. Responsible for design, define and negotiate Supply Chain solutions between Ingredion and its customers in order to improve productivity, drive cost reduction, support Commercial team by linking requirements with Logistics team and being able to facilitate customer experience. Enabler to fulfill customer’s demand/supply plans by interacting with S&OP and Logistics teams. Develop collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment models (CPFR) with key customers based on their structures and capabilities. Foster agile and efficient relationships with Ingredion departments to deliver customer requirements. Manage related KPI’s with defined customers: OTIF, Product availability and Order cycle time (turnaround time). Participate with corresponding teams in customer claims response ensuring actions are aligned (ad-hoc analysis) to customer expectations. Perform regular meetings with Commercial team and customers to track performance and business opportunities. Stablish particular collaborative sessions based on LSS methodology to trigger process improvements of both companies intended to facilitate operations and information flow. Participate in business strategies together with Commercial team to increase Ingredion’s participation in customer demand. Knowledge & Experience Industrial Engineer, Business Administration or similar 5 to 8 years of experience in Supply Chain Experience in planning, inventory, order management, warehousing and Customer service Advanced English Microsoft Office - advanced level oriented to data management and planning Desired behavior, personal attributes Customer orientation Negotiation Leadership Capable to stablish relations with customers and other departments Communication skills Proactivity Process management and planning skills
Ingredion Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Full time