Changing Workforce

"If we can get more women to the table to interview, I think that we will hire more women"

By The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA)

Jul 23, 2018

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Each day, Plant Manager Roxie Simon and her leadership team will walk around the network of buildings, tubes and silos that make up Ingredion’s Cedar Rapids facility to check on employees.

They’ll ask about their work, what’s going well and what could be improved.

“If we truly have an open-door policy, it’s not just sitting and waiting for people to come to us, we have to meet people where they’re at,” Simon said. “That’s why we’re getting out on the floor with this intention of, ‘What do you want to talk about? We’re here.’”

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