Student Intern - SCM Business Analytics

Celestica - Toronto, ON (6 months ago)

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Req ID: 46525
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 care about what they do. 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.

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:
This opportunity offers an ideal environment to learn and grow. In this role you will build your experience by being exposed to a wide cross-section of business functions and Customer teams while working on strategic business opportunities and improvements.

The role offers an opportunity to leverage technology and analytics to drive real innovation and customer value. You will gain experience in engaging various business functions and users to deploy and implement new and existing processes. Furthermore, you will gain exposure to various strategic applications including scenario planning tools, simulation/optimization engines and advanced analytics.

Work in this role is guided by detailed instructions, routines, and procedures. Students will work under close supervision and receive detailed instructions on all work assignments. Student may work autonomously once proficiency in the tasks is achieved and may be given more complex duties as proficiency is gained. This role deals directly with immediate supervisor, co-workers and team members with guidance.

Students will enjoy a stimulating and challenging work environment with opportunities to develop skills while working in a highly motivated team. This position ideal for students that have completed their 3rd year of a Business, Industrial Engineering, Business Analytics, Finance, Accounting, Applied Mathematics, or Computer Science program. This position is ideal for a person with a passion for business analytics and problem solving in a team environment.

The ideal candidate has an aptitude for:
Exploring data sets to find hidden patterns, trends, and opportunities to improve business processes and strategies
Performing complex analysis
Relating analytical findings to business impacts
Presenting analytical concepts and findings in ways that resonate with non-technical audiences (verbal + visual communication)

Preferred Skills:
Soft Skills:
Manage commitments and changing priorities. Prioritize and re-assess schedules and tasks quickly and effectively.
Experience with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies (e.g. Green Belt Certification).
Strong systems thinker.
Good project management and leadership skills.
Strong facilitation, teaching and presentation skills.
Good negotiation and problem resolution skills.
Team player.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Quick learner.

Technical Skills:
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, macros, VBA)
Experience with databases, analytic applications, and programming languages (e.g. data modeling, SQL, R, Java)
Knowledge of basic supply chain and/or financial functions (e.g. accounting/budgeting, supplier/vendor management, customer management, sourcing, planning, buying, logistics etc.)
Ability to identify and resolve complex process/system problems using financial, analytical and statistical models.

Refine and run advanced inventory optimization models
Conduct supply chain assessments across our production network
Model operational efficiency and inventory impact of different scenarios
Gather and persist historical data to support analysis
Partner with internal stakeholders
Collaborate with IT to refine dashboard outputs

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

Duties of this position are performed in a normal office with exposure to manufacturing environments.
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 are frequently required (e.g. data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc).

Area: Global Supply Chain Management

Start Date: May 2020

Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto

Experience: No formal experience required.

Education: Enrolled in a formal co-op or internship program at a recognized university or college.

To apply, please visit Please provide a copy of your transcript with your application.

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