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Celestica Student Intern, Mechanical Engineering/Commodity Management - A&D in Toronto, Ontario

​Req ID: 118977

Remote Position: Hybrid

Region: Americas

Country: Canada

State/Province: Ontario

City: Toronto

16 Month Internship

Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$7.3 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 a part of a leading global company that enables the world’s best brands, and contributes to our innovative and collaborative solutions that help our customers unlock the potential of the future.

Our global network spans 16 countries with 23,000 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.

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 casual contract 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

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: Strategically build your professional network to advance your career and deepen relationships across your peers and colleagues.

  • 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 role entails working closely with our supply chain/commodity management team, reading and analyzing mechanical drawings, sourcing parts and communicating with suppliers.

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of Mechanical commodities (Sheet metal, plastics, castings etc)

  • Ability to read and analyze Mechanical Drawings

  • Team player and personable

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access) Knowledge in Visual Basic an asset

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced work place

  • Ability to work effectively and independently

  • Excellent report writing and problem-solving skills

  • Flexibility to work extended hours as required

  • Interest / knowledge in manufacturing, procurement and electronics industry


  • Analyze Mechanical drawings

  • Classify parts into various commodities (ie sheet metal, plastics, castings etc)

  • Analyze Vendors manufacturing capabilities

  • Perform First Article Quality Analysis

  • Review Vendor Root Cause and Corrective Actions for effectiveness

  • Prepare and analyze quote packages and recommend vendors based on cost and technical merit

  • Prepare quote tenders for supplier negotiation

  • Monitor and maintain purchasing parameters within SAP to ensure proper execution

  • Compile, analyze and report on commitments, data trends and performance metrics

  • Perform data analytics

  • Facilitate requests between supply chain buying teams and Commodity Management

  • Work with business and IT to develop, test and maintain various supply chain processes and applications

  • Work with external suppliers on supply chain business requirements

  • Research and compile market trends

  • Interact with colleagues and suppliers globally

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: Mechanical Commodity Engineering/Commodity Management

Start Date: May 2024

Location: Toronto

Vacancies : 1

Experience: No formal experience required

Education: Enrollment in a formal 16-month Internship/Co-Op Program is preferred. Applicants are completing 3rd year of a 4-year Mechanical Engineering program.

As this position involves work that is subject to the Canadian Government's Controlled Goods Program (CGP), your employment offer is conditional upon the successful completion of a security assessment by Celestica and/or its authorized agents, per the Controlled Goods Regulations.*

To apply, please visit . Please provide a copy of your transcript with your application. Please include your student email address in 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 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.