Student Intern, Operations Technology in Toronto, Ontario


Req ID: 118208

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:

The Operations Engineering Intern will enjoy a stimulating and challenging work environment in a highly motivated team. The ideal candidate should be currently enrolled in an Engineering program and have completed their 3rd year. We are looking for a team player who is able to learn quickly, is self-motivated, has excellent analytical abilities and is comfortable supporting projects in a manufacturing environment. The candidate will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to several key enabling functions in the Operations Engineering organization including Project Management, Project Execution, Operating Model Design and Technology Innovation.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in both an office and a manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to evaluate, diagnose and troubleshoot problems

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Knowledge of Google Apps

  • Some experience with programming: JAVA, C++, C#, Python, scripting and operating systems: Windows, Linux

  • Some experience with databases & queries: ORACLE, MongoDB, Access, etc.

  • Time management and ability to prioritize tasks according to deadlines


  • Data analytics of rich data sets streaming from multiple factories in multi-national organization

  • Interpretation of data from operations for monthly executive reviews

  • Modeling performance of automation equipment using different data sources

  • Work in a cross functional team with engineering and IT

  • Work on technical projects, around production equipment connectivity

  • Project manage deployment of tools and processes into manufacturing operations

  • Create requirements documents, procedures, technical reports and training guides

  • Work with Google Apps and develop custom scripts

  • Attendance and discussion at weekly department meetings

  • Create and present monthly project reviews for global operations (reporting)

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

  • Duties of this position are performed in either office or via remote access environment. Some limited exposure to manufacturing environments on as needed basis

  • 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).


Enrollment in a University internship/co-op program, completing 3rd year in a 4-year program or 4th year of a 5-year program of Computer or Mechatronic Engineering. Please provide a copy of your transcript with your application.

Additional Details:

Area: Operations Engineering

Start Date: May 2024

Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

Experience: No formal experience required

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.

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. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.

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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