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Continuous Improvement Co-Op (May - December 2024) - Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: Ingredion
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiri ng a Continuous Improvement
Co-Op to learn from a mentor and gain valuable real-world experience in issues that impact Ingredion business processes by learning. In this role, you will support Lean Six Sigma (LSS) manufacturing methodologies, as well as facilitating an operational culture of Lean thinking. You will collaborate with LSS Practitioners and Continuous Improvement teams to understand and build interpersonal strengths.
As a Continuous Improvement
Co-Op , your responsibilities would include:
Supporting the facilitation of project selection workshop and assisting with leading a CI projectManaging and updating plant CI internal site, including the development of standard site templates and instructions for site maintenanceWorking with internal resources on the development and consolidation of the Lean Six Sigma toolkit database for the siteParticipating in root cause analysis that utilizes team problem-solving approach to resolve issues identified in design or manufacturing, and supports execution of corrective actionsLeading small Kaizen events, workshops, and process improvement teams to help teams implement improvements quicklyUtilizing data analysis tools to identify improvement opportunities in different areasCollaborating across business and functional units in the region to ensure alignment of an improvement initiativeWorking as part of a technical group in a multi-cultural and diverse work environment to accomplish a common goal and assisting with idea generation workshops with operators and management The Continuous Improvement
position is well suited for you if you are:
A leader with the capability and the ability to communicate effectively with team members and with a variety of people at all levels within the organizationAble to work with minimal supervision, strong work ethic, attention to detail and organizational skillsPassionate and innovative with a strong will to succeed in any taskBold, creative, ambitious, with positive thinking, and a willingness to help the team Qualified candidates will have:
Progress towards a
degree program in Chemical Engineering or related field with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0/4.0Ability to work 40hrs per week during the co-op termPC skills with word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet experienceProven analytical problem-solving skills and developed multi-tasking and time management skillsA proven track record of leadership and strong work ethic with precision and accuracy of workReliable transportation required to get to and from facility each
work day 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 , Master's or PhD
Degree Program. If currently enrolled in an undergrad status,
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 ww.ingredion.com/careers.#wayup
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
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status. Relocation Available: Yes, Within Country

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