Celestica Employee Reviews

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Not the best environment
Supply Chain (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONSeptember 21, 2016
Most enjoyable part of the job was working with new software and tools and being autonomous. Co-workers were a little too busy and most people skipped lunch because of it. Lots to learn in short period of time. Great habits made on the job.
Pros
Good learning opportunities, technical environment, fun team building activities, fast-paced, upper management was very supportive, global experience, challenging
Cons
Long hours, negative work environment, overworked, manager did not give out recognition, imbalance of duties, very repetitive, not supportive team, felt alienated
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Very highly professional
Inspector (Former Employee) –  Scarborough, ONNovember 26, 2015
Security is great. the place is neat and tidy. High intellectual personnel. Great opportunity to work with a place that deals with black berry software, fighter jet technology, and solar energy.
Pros
Benifits
Cons
A few supervisors wont give you a chance.
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Workplace with daily and social activites
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  West Island, QCMay 13, 2016
Worked on the floor getting parts for assembly of boards and coordinating with other project coordinators.

I learned to be resourceful and strategic and quick thinking

Management was informative and helpful in situations

My co-workers were easy to work with and generally helpful and pleasant

Would be getting parts for the boards and working with purchasing to get parts in

Completion of the assembly boards and shipping out
Pros
Enjoyable working conditions and lunch room
Cons
long hours
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Productive and fun
Engineering Support 2 (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONAugust 28, 2016
World class Manufacturing, customer driven, warm and friendly environment, quality oriented, good co workers, lots of celebrations, lots of training, benefits
Pros
Very good workplace
Cons
No job security
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Great place for stable long term work
Market Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 18, 2016
good place for long term work although they do need to upgrade facilities (office etc). People are nice and friendly. Pace of moving up is slow although you can get better titles if you like. Work complications can be tough but flex work environment makes it easier to cope with the challenges.
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Decent place to be
SMT Technician co-op (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 6, 2016
Hi tech, Large company with all kind of jobs. clean and professional environment. Lots of room to grow. Educational, Travelling perks. 12 hr continental shifts. Good benefits.
Pros
almost everything else
Cons
bad shifts = no life
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Great exprience
Mechanical Assembler (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 24, 2016
Low salary but great experience . Give you opportunity to be multi-task worker. Health and safety are always impose. Multi cultural worker and always providing training to certify in handling equipment.
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Good work environment with nice people to work with but very poor pay with no scope to advance or becoming full time in the long run.
Manufacturing Associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 29, 2014
Well reputed company with good management but it is a temporary contractual work through an agency with very minimum salary with no chance to advance ever. In the maximum of 23 months contract, there is only one pay increase of $0.25 after six months of employment. No opportunity of growing or even getting hired by the company directly makes the job less appealing.
Pros
friendly people and supers
Cons
no advancement opportunity
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American Automaker
Buyer/Planner, Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONSeptember 6, 2016
Behind the times. Out dated. Good management poor judgement. Bad product. Low wages. No room for advancement. Great co-workers.
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Good company
Procurement Specialist (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 10, 2016
This is a good company to work for if you are workaholic. There is not much balance of life/work. Very high stress and long hours.
Pros
Lots of work, busy environment, dynamic deadlines
Cons
Poor balance of life/work.
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Friendly Environment
Quality Specialist (Former Employee) –  Don Mills, ONMay 10, 2016
This is a very friendly environment to work in as the people here are very helpful. I find that the repetitive nature of the job does not challenge me enough. I did learn some very fundamental aspects to the manufacturing world.
Pros
long hours
Cons
only weekends
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No very good
Engineering Technologist (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ONJuly 7, 2016
They hardly hire for full time positions; therefore, it is not a very suitable place for me. Career growth is also very slow.
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Great if you like shift work
Tester (Former Employee) –  North York, ONJune 4, 2016
Great if you like shift work. I was working 12hour shifts, overnights, 3 days a week, tues-thurs, and 4 days one week out of the month.

Was awesome have long weekends pretty much every weekend.
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Productive and fun workplace with really knowledgeable people
Design Verification Engineer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONMarch 27, 2016
Day-to-day activities includes:

- E-mail correspondence with global SM team members
- Review of SM reports for technical and grammatical content
- Use of the proprietary SM tool suite
- Aiding the global teams obtain outstanding data required for ongoing analyses.
Pros
Flexible Timings
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Good
Test Engineer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 22, 2016
Very friendly environment to work at. The management are very friendly and easy to communicate with. I would recommend this workplace to anyone.
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Dynamic working all functional disiplines at a global level
Director, Business Development (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONFebruary 4, 2016
Typical day involved working with customers and sales account mgr to identify and win new business. This involved customer presentation and generating proposal documents.
Also work with cross functional teams on existing business to ensure project goals of performance, cost and schedule were being met.
In addition strategically identify new markets and customers to target and formulate a go to market plan and sales strategy
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One of the best companies I ever worked for, enjoyed learning new techniques.
Buyer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 6, 2012
Very well organized, Celestica ensures that employee is rewarded going that extra mile to implement innvovation like setting up suppliers on SMI (Supplier Managed inventory) , Kanban and optimizing inventory by using SMI to ensure 2 week stock is always available.

Management is excellent and innovative, conduct regular weekly meetings to discuss issues.
Pros
learnt new ideas techniques like setting up and calculating optimised stock for smi, inventory mitigation, flexitime, very accomodative and understanding colleagues; good salary.
Cons
i worked in a contract position.
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impressive management
MANUFACTURING TEAM LEADER (Former Employee) –  Don Mills, ONFebruary 16, 2016
Big company but very friendly and family oriented environment.
daily Kaizen and 5s activity to improve production.career development program. employ appreciation program
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Productive, easy workplace, great support staff
Board repair/ hotbar, new hire orientation (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 20, 2013
great place to learn about electronic production, co workers with different ethic backgrounds added to the learning experience. Scheduled breaks and lunches with a diverse menu and access to popular food outlets.It was not a pressured work environment but you needed to be focused on your specialty of work. Great staff to work with all the way up to the Director of that particular division that took interest in your work and your peace of mind. Every one did a proffessional job and had constant group updates. I would work there again
Pros
clean working conditions
Cons
time limited contract work only, average pay, no benefits
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Friendly Multicultural workplace
Labor worker (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 2, 2015
I learned to work as a team and how sometimes you have to adjust to work in a team or else completing the task would be a failure. Most my co workers arefriendly. I really enjoy working with some of them. i think the hardest part of the job is moving the panels or cells because the cells are so delicate.
Cons
long hours
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3.9
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