Ryerson Operations Intern (Part-Time) - NC Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description: If you are the kind of person who seeks out challenges and thrives on results, Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. has a place for you. Ryerson, an international, diversified company that processes and distributes metals, is currently a seeking high-caliber college student seeking a part time opportunity during school to join our team in Charlotte, NC. We attract diverse and qualified individuals from around the world and provide them with the opportunities to build a meaningful career with a recognized industry leader.

Reporting to the Sr Manager of Technology and Processing Advancement, with exposure to senior leadership, the successful candidate will be introduced to the experience and knowledge necessary to become a leader in the metals industry. The program will focus on functional areas in Operations and Supply Chain Management. With measurable goals and objectives, based upon project performance, the successful candidate will have an exceptional vantage point from which to build a solid foundation for future career opportunities with Ryerson.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assigned projects that are designed to offer exposure and experience in a wide array of functional business areas including basic and applied research in Operations, Supply Chain, and Technology Advancement in conjunction with defined internship program period. You will assess business needs and apply standard project management techniques to recommend and achieve desired results.


  • Analyzes provided data and operating conditions; makes and develops recommendations for implementing process improvements as needed.

  • Partners with Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. team members to gain insight and understanding into Ryerson policies, procedures, and culture.

  • Ability to work flexible hours up to 20 hours a week

The ideal candidate will possess an orientation for results, a strong work ethic, creativity, confidence and a passion for continuous improvement and excellence.

Position Requirements:

  • Progressive matriculation towards a Bachelor’s Degree; MIS, Supply Chain Analytics, or Industrial Engineer

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

  • Prior work experience is a plus.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Power Point, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).

  • Strong attention to detail with demonstrated analytical and organization abilities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Personal initiative and leadership potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 4279

Functional Area: Operations Management

Position Type: Intern or Other Job Types

Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Location: NC-Charlotte

Department: Operations Management

Education Required: Some College

Relocation Provided: No