Production Planning - Summer Internship

Job Locations US-IL-Rochelle
Job ID
# of Openings

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Zekelman Industries is seeking a Production Planning Intern located at our facility in Rochelle, IL. Reporting to the Director of Production Planning, this position will be hands-on, and will learn the essential duties of Production Planning.



  • Responsible for creating Production schedules along all lines of machine centers using SAP software: (Main operations to include: Mills, slitters, threaders, groovers, galvanize)
  • Balancing/closing work orders for accounting if needed
  • Answering quotes for Customer Service Reps
  • Create outside WOs as needed for operations
  • Check inbound steel receipts daily vs. upcoming rolling schedules.
  • Work with inventory dept and operations to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Other clerical duties as needed




  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current College student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Production Planning or related field
  • A strong team player is necessary with the ability to coordinate efforts of many individuals internal and external to the organization
  • Sound decision making ability, computational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly focused detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills
  • Math and analytical skills required (computer coding and/or process automation courses is a plus)
  • Time management skills a must to meet fast paced deadlines for internal customers

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed