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Celestica Student Intern, Automation Support / Development Engineering in Newmarket, Ontario

​Req ID: 118766

Remote Position: No

Region: Americas

Country: Canada

State/Province: Ontario

City: Newmarket

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:

Students who excel in this position enjoy working on the hardware-software automation solutions, and are driven by complex problem solving in a fast-paced environment. The role includes direct involvement with leading edge products, and provides an opportunity to experience all areas of automation development while working within a very experienced group of automation and process engineers. You should be familiar with most electronic technologies and be able to work with products for the consumer, enterprise, communications, industrial, healthcare and aerospace markets. A strong programming background (on various software platforms) is an asset. The ideal candidate is enrolled in an Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics / Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science Program.

Only applicants enrolled in an official co-op/internship program submitting a cover letter, resume, and transcript will be considered for interviews.

Preferred Skills:

  • Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work effectively autonomously once trained

  • Must possess excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Strong report writing and problem solving skills

  • Excellent time management

  • Role requires flexibility to work extended hours as per customer needs.

  • Software code design and development

  • Hardware assembly (Hand tools, Power tools, Soldering, etc.)

  • Engineering project development and support

  • Good presentation, database management and computer skills.

  • Exposure to production environment – considered

  • NI LabView – considered

  • Linux environment – considered

  • MS Visual Studio .NET (C#, VB, ASP) – considered

  • Python, Ruby, Java, Perl – considered

  • HTML, XML, CSS, PHP – considered

  • Knowledge of automation solutions - considered

Activities may include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Works with internal customer focused teams to understand where hardware and/or IoT automation projects can help improve efficiencies, gather appropriate data on requirements and savings in order to justify appropriate ROI and then work with internal and/or external automation solution providers to implement projects in a timely manner

  • Support development of automation solutions (hardware and software) to improve operational efficiencies

  • Support development of production automation tools, including robotics, vision systems and software controls

  • Work with a highly experienced engineering team to review and provide input on potential automation projects / designs

  • Implement software & hardware solutions including, HW procurement, integration, qualification and installation support for manufacturing test of electronics (for multiple global sites)

  • Integrate tools and code developed by other internal groups or external customers

  • Debug of solutions using design of experiments, tools, and failure analysis methodologies

  • Support the development and updating of development work instructions

  • Work with suppliers and customers during project execution

  • Improve quality and efficiency within the development process; process optimization

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors and a considerable degree of judgement

  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the division / department’s operations, schedules, and/or performance goals

  • Works under minimum supervision

  • Builds internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal service

  • Opportunity to work with customers from various companies and disciplines

Physical Demands:

  • Duties of this position are performed in a laboratory environment with some exposure to manufacturing environments

  • Lab duties may require extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, hand manipulation and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor

Additional Details:

Students will enjoy a stimulating, fast-paced and challenging work environment with opportunities to develop new skills, while working in a highly motivated team. This position is only for active students that will have completed 3 years of a 4-year Engineering program as of May 2024.

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. In addition, since this position involves US origin military work under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), there are certain citizenship criteria, which must be met as directed by the US Department of State. If you are unsure if you would be eligible for employment, please make any concerns clear to Celestica when you receive an offer for an interview.

Area : Automation Support / Development Intern

Start Date : May 2024

Location : 213 Harry Walker Parkway South, Newmarket

Experience : No formal experience required

Number of positions : 1

Education : Applicants must be currently enrolled in a formal 16-month University Internship/Co-Op Program and are completing 3rd year of a 4-year Engineering program.

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.