Celestica Employee Reviews

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Productive and fun
Engineering Support 2 (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 August 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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Decent place to be
SMT Technician co-op (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 July 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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Not the best environment
Supply Chain (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 September 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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Great exprience
Mechanical Assembler (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 June 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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Workplace with daily and social activites
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  West Island, QC13 May 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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American Automaker
Buyer/Planner, Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 September 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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Strong Manufacturing background.
Staff (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON17 November 2016
A place to grow to learn new skills. Never a dull moment, ongoing changes are to be expected at all times. Be prepared and never under estimate your situation, change is inevitable.
Pros
True life experience for those who seek it, a good training ground to learn how to deal with bullies as you witness individuals target, ostracize and rally others to their cause to further their campaign.
Cons
N/A
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Good company
Procurement Specialist (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON10 June 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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Very highly professional
Inspector (Former Employee) –  Scarborough, ON26 November 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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No very good
Engineering Technologist (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON7 July 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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Friendly Environment
Quality Specialist (Former Employee) –  Don Mills, ON10 May 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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Good
Test Engineer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 June 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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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, ON29 December 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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Great if you like shift work
Tester (Former Employee) –  North York, ON4 June 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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One of the best companies I ever worked for, enjoyed learning new techniques.
Buyer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 December 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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Great place for stable long term work
Market Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON18 May 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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Productive, easy workplace, great support staff
Board repair/ hotbar, new hire orientation (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 March 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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Functional Test Analyst
Functional Test Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 March 2014
Functional Test Analyst:
• Perform functional test flows of Junipers' routing equipment
• Analyze and debug failure equipment
• Identify and Troubleshoot test flow process
• Use Unix scripts and Open Access environment; use DMM, scopes and other measurement equipment
• Work with groups of Engineer Technicians
• Go-to person for resolving mechanical and electronic issues of Junipers' equipment
• Mechanical assembly of repaired equipment if required
• Ensure customers' products conform to standards and specification
Pros
Good for North America experience
Cons
minimum wage - no benefits, temporary position
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Productive and fun workplace with really knowledgeable people
Design Verification Engineer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON27 March 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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Dynamic working all functional disiplines at a global level
Director, Business Development (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 February 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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3.9
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