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Ryder's Sales & Operations Internship in Highland Park, Michigan

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Location 15100 Oakland St, Highland Park, MI 48203

Pay $18-$22 per hour

At Ryder, our most important competitive advantage is our people.  CULTURE- INTEGRITY- FAMILY . That's what makes Ryder Ever Better.

  • Flexible, Part-Time, Temporary

  • US work authorization required

  • There is no application deadline or duration for this internship. You can work off and on throughout the entire school year

  • You can work flexible hours around your school schedule. Our branches are open roughly 8-5 Monday- Friday

  • This position can move to permanent or Full-Time. Depending upon graduation date and availability, you could be moved into our Management Trainee Program (Bachelor’s Degree required)

As a member of our College Internship Program, you’ll be part of a dynamic team & fast paced business to business work environment.  You will have exposure and interaction to many levels of our Sales, Management, & Operational organization- from entry level employees to Director level.  The experience you will acquire will set you up for a world after college in a multitude of ways and if interested, lay the foundation for a long & rewarding career with Ryder after graduation- like so many current Ryder employees!

Job Summary

The Intern will work with front line sales agents & Senior Managers for the rental of vehicles to the Company's current lease and commercial rental accounts, as well as potential commercial rental customers and consumer household needs. This allows the Intern to gain experience working cross functionally with Sales, Marketing, Operations and Asset Management while developing excellent customer communication skills. This role is fast-paced and touches every aspect of the business unit giving you real business experience. There’s never a dull moment… In this role, you will acquire proven industry knowledge, skills and resources while in addition to developing your business skills & interpersonal skills.  This is an essential industry and we’ve been in the game since 1933!

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Ryder's most recently been named a “ Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation by Women in Trucking, one of Fortune Magazine’s “ World’s Most Admired Companies ,” one of “ America’s Most Responsible Companies (https://newsroom.ryder.com/news/news-details/2020/Ryder-Recognized-for-Corporate-Social-Responsibility-Leadership-by-Newsweek/default.aspx) by Newsweek.

*Who are we? * Ryder System, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, serving customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Since 1933, Ryder has earned a reputation for delivering solutions that ease complexity and increase efficiency for companies of all sizes. An industry-leading FORTUNE® 500 company, Ryder’s products and services encompass everything from fleet management to large-scale supply chain solutions and turnkey transportation solutions, making commerce flow more efficiently, reliably, and safely for everyone. Already known for industry leading solutions, Ryder is also recognized for its people. Dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced, they’re Ryder’s most valuable resource.

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Essential Functions

  • Sales & Marketing:Handle sales and sales process for inbound calls as well as outbound solicitationResponsible for executing the business unit's marketing planMaintain current accurate data within the company's marketing databaseMaximize rate opportunities within the market placeResponsible for generating rental, lease and used vehicle sales leadsMaintain and expand relationships with existing customer baseAbility to maximize operational effectiveness by coordinating overall inventory levels to meet customer demandMeet overall Ryder market share by successfully executing the sales and marketing initiatives

  • Operations & Asset Management:Responsible for the overall profitably, operations and asset management of a rental locationAccountable for coordinating with Maintenance, Asset Management, Sales, and Marketing to ensure customer satisfactionMaintain compliance with company, local, state, federal and other regulatory agenciesComplete understanding of marketplace conditions in order to maximize utilization of the rental fleet

  • Customer:Drive profitable revenue growth by maintaining and growing customer relationshipsResponsible for overall satisfaction for all internal and external customersReconcile all customer concerns, issues, and disputes in order to maintain the ongoing relationship

  • Communication:Builds constructive and effective relationships with both internal and external customersMaintain composure when addressing stressful situationsClearly articulates Ryder's product and service offerings

Skills and Abilities

  • You will develop strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to get both verbal and written communication across that has the desired effect

  • Goal oriented, driven for results, assertive, and deal well with ambiguity

  • Possessing a high degree of initiative

  • Must have high level of energy and be a self-motivated and self-directed person

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments

  • Ability to focus on multiple projects and activities simultaneously

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Demonstrates customer service skills


  • H.S. diploma/GED required

Job Category: Intern

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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