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Student Intern, Commodity Sourcing

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 83874 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


16 Month Internship


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.8 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, capital equipment, and smart energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges.


Celestica is a high-integrity work environment and when you join Celestica you are apart of 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. 
Our global network spans 14 countries with 24,500 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: 
As a Commodity Sourcing Intern, 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
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing, Procurement and electronics industry


  • 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.
  • Consolidate, tabulate, analyze and report on various topics, commitments and performance metrics. 
  • Support customers to resolve quality, serviceability and performance related issues for products

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 2022


Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto


Experience: No formal experience is required


Education: Currently enrolled in an Internship program completing 3rd year of 4-year University program or 2nd year of 3-year Diploma program specializing in Supply Chain & Operations, Engineering or Business. Please provide a copy of your transcript with your application.


Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law). 


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


This position involves technologies regulated by the Canadian government's Controlled Goods Program (CGP). Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and meet all other requirements under CGP. Job offers will be conditional upon candidates undergoing a successful security screening per the Controlled Goods Regulations.



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.


Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.


Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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