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Research and Development Student

Date: Jan 10, 2019

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)
JOB NUMBER: 27239
 

Why you should join us:

Student positions (including co-ops and interns) at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and meaningful work experiences to help enable you to figure out where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

In this position, you will be working closely with our researchers at our Research and Development (R&D) facility in Mississauga. Your area of focus would be the development of our plant health products.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Blend and prepare experimental formulations to support our ongoing research
  • Conduct lab experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results to determine appropriate conclusions
  • Apply statistical knowledge to analyze lab results in relation to our previous research
  • Assist senior researchers with research projects and activities
  • Assist with our laboratory chemical management and sample shipping program, where required     

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrolment in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of a full-time Bachelor of Science degree, concentrating in biology, biochemistry or chemistry at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and indicate your work term availability)
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Previous co-op experience
  • Exceptional written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to internal and external audiences
  • A self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset who is results oriented and motivated by accuracy

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Downstream head office in Mississauga, located at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This is an 8-month work term, from starting in May 2019

Why Suncor?

Start your career at Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads


Job Segment: Chemical Research, Sustainability, Scientific, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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