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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Co-op Student- Supply Chain Category Management - Summer 2020

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

NB 51120417 - NC 51120420

BCH-T-0417-211021E1Employment Posting ID:

Co-op Student- Supply Chain Category Management - Summer 2020 Positions Available: 2

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Job Location: Co-Op Lower MainlandRegion:

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We've been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


Candidate selection, interviews and hiring will take place continuously - this means while there is a closing date listed, hiring manager will regularly review applications submitted shortly after the posting is live in your Co-op system. So, we recommend you apply early!

The location for this position is: Edmonds Office, Burnaby.

* BC Hydro's Supply Chain function is integral to keeping the business running and the lights on. BC Hydro is transforming its Supply Chain to better meet the requirements for quality, safety and reliability in what we buy for the best total cost and to ensure mutually beneficial supplier relationships.

* We are looking for team-oriented 3rd or 4th year Co-op students who demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills. The successful candidates will be working on various challenging and meaningful projects with a number of teams within Supply Chain.

* Working with project teams may include: data gathering and analysis of various suppliers and categories of external expenditures to support effective decision making, developing presentation materials, and documentation in support of business improvement projects and/or processes. The student will be exposed to a variety of collaborative and independent projects, which require prioritization skills and attention to detail. Project work will be assigned based on the needs of the department and interests/strengths of the student.

* The student will learn about Supply Chain and business improvement practices within the utility industry and be given the opportunity to develop his/her communication skills, software skills, analytical skills, and professional judgment.

* The student will be a part of a collaborative team of professionals who will support his/her

BCH-T-0417-211021E1 - Co-op Student- Supply Chain Category Management - Summer 2020

NB 51120417 - NC 51120420

learning, critical thinking, and communication skills, and provide him/her with an ongoing evaluation process throughout the term. The student will have access to various training courses (both in-person and online) and the opportunity to observe and contribute to strategic planning through attending meetings and workshops.


* To qualify as a candidate, individuals must be enrolled in the Co-op Program and have yet to graduate from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada.

* 3rd or 4th year Commerce/Economics Undergraduate or MBA students with previous work experience are preferred.

* Strong analytical skills, combined with good judgement, and ability to learn quickly.

* Strong working knowledge of MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

* Effective interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills and the ability to work efficiently, independently, and in a team environment

* High attention to detail, time management skills, and ability to take initiative in the workplace are an asset

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * As a condition of employment at BC Hydro, a background check clearance will be required.

* This position is for a four month work term with a potential to extend for one additional term.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

BCH-T-0417-211021E1 - Co-op Student- Supply Chain Category Management - Summer 2020

NB 51120417 - NC 51120420

HOW TO APPLY Each application must include all of the following required documents: cover letter, resume and transcripts Incomplete/late applications will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Date Posted: 2021-10-21 Closing Date: 2021-11-04