Co-Op Student - PA

MDA Corporation - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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MDA is currently seeking a Student Intern to support the Product Assurance Department.

The MDA facility in Brampton, Ontario has supported human spaceflight for the past 30+ years through the design and operational support of space robotics systems such as Canadarm on the Space Shuttle, and Canadarm2 and Dextre on the International Space Station. In addition, this site develops rover technology for Mars missions, space-borne sensors for planetary exploration missions, as well as a multitude of terrestrial spin-offs for medical robotics and nuclear power plant operations. MDA is currently exploring future opportunities in areas such as AI-based robotics for Lunar Gateway (the next international space station, which will orbit the moon), on-orbit satellite servicing, and next-generation space missions.

MDA is currently seeking a student intern for term of 4 to 16 months starting in May 2020. The intern will assist the Product Assurance Department and Brampton Operations group with a variety of tasks, which may include:

Mapping and analyzing business processes for improvements.
Programming metrics dashboards for Manufacturing, QA, and Procurement
Supporting continuous improvement initiatives.
Supporting program work and other PA staff as required.

Candidates will be required to interface with many different disciplines, including all levels of management .

Interested candidates should be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Systems Design, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering and be in their 2nd year or higher. Candidates must be willing to work on a variety of tasks.

Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills are essential to this position. All candidates must be able to obtain CGP and ITAR clearance.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

With respects to Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please feel free to notify us.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.