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Position Title: Global Technology Platform Services Co-op Student - Toronto, Ontario - January 2024 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Requisition ID: 25354 



Potatoes. French Fries. Taters. You love them, we make them. In fact, we make 1/3 of the world’s frozen potato products and if you have eaten fries this week, chances are, they were ours.


At McCain Foods, we know the importance that food plays in people's lives - the power it has to uplift and bring people, families, businesses and communities together. Guided by our purpose to bring enjoyment to people's lives through great tasting food, we believe that working together with our teams, business and community partners will bring sustainable growth and positive change - today, tomorrow and for generations to come.


As a privately owned family company with over 60 years of experience, a presence in over 160 countries and a global team of 22,000 people, our values and culture are at the heart of everything we do.


Students like you are important to us.  We aim to hire the best and brightest co-op students and interns, with the goal of having you join us as full-time employees upon graduation.  Our ideal student candidate is passionate, collaborative, willing to learn and take initiative.


Why Join the McCain family?

  • You aren’t “just a student” at McCain, you will be treated like any other member of your team
  • Work with and learn from passionate leaders
  • Our core values – Family, Authentic, Trusted and Quality – shine through every day, in everything we do
  • Your experience at McCain is what you make of it – ask questions, network, take advantage of the opportunity to learn from our professionals


Position Summary

 As a Co-op Student at McCain, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our Global Technology Product Services team and have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various functional areas of SAP such as Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Human Resources as well as technical areas such as input Generative AI, RPA, QA automation tools, etc.  This internship will expose you to different business processes within McCain and practice business analysis skills.


The Team
 The Global Technology Platform Services (GTPS) team oversees the different portfolios within SAP and its surrounding environments.  Working closely with business and IT leaders, we make sure we streamline operations and manage various business processes.


What You Will Be Working On

  •  Exposure to different SAP implementations such as rollouts or migrations that deal with functional configurations or development
  • GTPS tools that support different domains such as Business, Data, Application, Security and Technology
  • PowerBI Dashboard activities
  • Different process automations/improvements
  • Global Technology Platform Services templates and diagrams maintenance
  • Assist with project management tasks such as planning, coordinating with different business stakeholders, and reporting
  • Assist in the development and documentation of business capabilities to ensure requirements are met


What You Will Learn

  •  You will be exposed to the SAP practice and work with different technology domains such as business, data, application, security and technology. 
  • You will gain hands-on experience with administrative tasks that will prove valuable in a formal business environment.
  • Work with Global Technology professionals to advance development standards, processes, and techniques to support different domains.
  • Different testing and validation techniques as well as exposure to application lifecycle management tools and documentations


What You Need to be Successful

  •  Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution within Computer Science, Business Technology, or a related program
  • Creative thinker with exceptional diagnostic and problem-solving competencies.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong documentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude and a strong sense of accountability.
  • Willingness to learn new skills in a dynamic environment
  • Investigate and respond to ad hoc requests as required with a high degree of flexibility, attention to details and ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • Analytical mindset, organizational skills and attention to detail



What You Can Expect From Us

  •  A supportive team that will encourage you to be and do your best
  • A safe and flexible working environment that promotes work/life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of meaningful work and projects
  • The opportunity to be part of our student community, to connect with students across North America


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Student & Graduates; Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Platform and Development ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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