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Student Intern, Commodity Sourcing

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Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40641 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


16 Month Internship


When you join Celestica, it's more than just a job. It's about being part of a team of uniquely talented and forward-thinking individuals who are passionate about what they do. It’s about joining a leading global company that enables the world’s best brands, and contributing to our innovative and collaborative solutions that help our customers unlock the potential of the future.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$6 billion global leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions. We bring global expertise and insight at every stage of product development - from the drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services.  Through our unrivalled customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in aerospace and defense, communications, enterprise, healthtech, industrial, semiconductor capital equipment, and smart energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges.


Our global network spans 13 countries with 27,000 employees across the Americas, Europe and Asia.  At our Toronto headquarters, we are focused on attracting top talent into our organization, including interns from universities and colleges throughout Southern Ontario. 


Celestica's internship program provides students with valuable development through real-life work experience, exciting projects and networking with industry professionals.


Benefits for Students Include:

  • Experience working for one of the largest Canadian global technology companies
  • Possibility of a student on-call position after completion of internship
  • Possibility of a full-time position after completion of degree
  • Access to Celestica’s development programs and projects
  • Celestica's Time Off to Volunteer program – two paid days off to volunteer per year
  • Fun intern activities including celebration events and networking
  • Internal recognition programs and rewards for stellar performance
  • Discounted GoodLife Fitness memberships


What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity: Job experience at a large Canadian-based global company
  • Innovation: We look to our employees to implement new ideas and improve the way we do things
  • Collaboration: Students work as part of global teams, enabled by collaborative technology
  • Sustainability: We uphold strong ethics, reduce our impact on the environment and empower employees to give back to the community with two paid days off per year to volunteer
  • Development opportunities: including soft skills courses, innovation projects and mentorship
  • Networking: Our students have the opportunity to network and develop lasting relationships with the intern community and their team members
  • Fun: Our interns have the opportunity to participate in fun activities including intern social events, Celestica’s charitable initiatives and our Spirit Week activities


About this opportunity:

You will enjoy a stimulating and challenging work environment with opportunities to develop skills while working in a highly motivated team. Have the opportunity to work in the Corporate Supply Chain and develop supply chain/commodity business practices, communications, analytical skills, advance proficiency in various Microsoft products, project management experience and Global site interaction.


Preferred Skills:

  • Team player 
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent PC skills (database software and major desktop applications)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel (analysis, pivot tables & vlookup)
  • Excellent time management, with the ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously once trained
  • Excellent analytical report writing and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Flexibility to work extended hours as per customer needs



  • Research commodity pricing as a trend
  • Create presentations and reports using Excel, Access & Power Point
  • Send and negotiate quote tenders with suppliers to establish cost and set pricing
  • Work with colleagues and suppliers around the globe gaining international experience.


Physical Demands, duties of this position are varied and will include:

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment.
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data.  
  • Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.



Area: Supply Chain


Start Date: May 2019


Location:  5140 Yonge Street, Toronto


Experience: No formal experience is required


Education: Currently enrolled in a University Internship program completing 3rd year of a 4-year Engineering or Business program.


Application: Please include a current transcript with your resume. 


Note: You will be required to pass Controlled Goods Program and criminal background check.  Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Job offers will be conditional upon candidates undergoing a successful security screening per the Controlled Goods Regulations.


At Celestica, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$6 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 13 countries with 27,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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