Student, Research and Development

Student, Research and Development

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)

Job Overview

Reporting to the research associate, downstream, you will be working closely with our researchers at the Suncor research and development (R&D) facility in Mississauga. Your area of focus would be the development of our plant health products.

Key Accountabilities
•Making, testing and applying formulations in the field to support our company’s ongoing research
•Taking ratings and interpreting the data to draw appropriate conclusions
•Application of statistical knowledge to analyze lab results in relation to our previous research
•Assist senior researchers with research projects and activities
•Other duties may include assisting with our laboratory chemical management

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:
•Previous co-op experience is an asset
•Currently enrolled in year two or later of a bachelor of science degree concentrating in biology, biochemistry or chemistry, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
•Attach your transcripts with your application in order to be considered; clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available

Skills and Knowledge:
•You collaborate with others to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
•You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, to understand not just what you do but why you do it
•You do not take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
•You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

Working Conditions
•This is a student position for a term of 4 or 8 months starting in January 2018
•This position is located at our Mississauga R&D facility at 2489 North Sheridan Way, Mississauga

Why Suncor
Start your career at one of Canada's leading companies. Suncor looks for people who have the best to offer, and provides the same in return. We are committed to sustainable, ethical growth - Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.

Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Date Posted: 
Tue, 2017-10-24 - Fri, 2017-10-27