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Intern, Supply Chain 

LOCATION: Salisbury / North Carolina (US-NC), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 775 | 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Internships with a lasting impact are how our team at New York Air Brake has designed our summer-long program for students in their final year of study. Our interns make big contributions that help us deliver the sustainable growth our customers need to provide advanced freight rail solutions now and in the future. We value innovation, team players, and people with the passion to dig in when presented with new opportunities. We work hard and we play hard; we have a number of community events, sports leagues, and fun activities that foster a positive, people-first environment.


Spend your summer advancing your long-term career goals; spend your summer with New York Air Brake.


This is your opportunity to make a big impact on how the latest generation of locomotive and freight car braking systems are manufactured. You will work within Supply Chain organization and have opportunities to make a significant impact.     


Essential Functions:

  • Analyze and Identify Improvement Opportunities in the Buyer/Planner transactional activity
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain Manager to create reporting tools and charts to trend Demand.
  • Turn and Inventory Control performance
  • Analyze Materials Storage Areas in Warehouse and on Production Floor for identification of reduction of IWD and resolution of back flushing issues.  


Required Skills:

  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Resourceful - not intimidated by large assignments
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, professional environment and multi-task
  • Must be self-motivated and enthusiastic and have strong people skills



Required Experience:

Education: Business, Supply Chain or Manufacturing majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.


  • Hours: 40 hours/week
  • Location:  Watertown, NY (72 miles NE of Syracuse, 20 miles south of The Thousand Islands, 30 miles south of the US/Ontario, Canada border)
  • Pay Rate: $15.75-$20.00/hr., depending on academic class 



What We Offer: Our interns begin work as early as the end of May and work up until the middle of August. Expect 40 hours per week and a competitive salary (based on experience and position) of up to $20 per hour. You will take part in special events, & outings, take advantage of wellness & workout programs in our fitness facility. There is something for everyone as a summer intern.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte