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Full time
Mississauga, ON
Business Associate, Summer Internship Posting (Temporary role, pay $25/hour, 37.5 hours per week, Length of internship is 3 months)

Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ/TSX: TRIL) is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer.
Data from over 200 patients demonstrates excellent drug safety and a leadership position in the CD47 space delivering monotherapy responses in a number of cancers. We are seeking a highly motivated individual for a summer internship to assist the CEO and CFO with various finance and business related projects.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will support various projects and analyses which may include:
  • Capital market analyses
  • Peer benchmarking analyses
  • US domestic issuer status readiness
  • Budget and forecasting support
  • Investor tracking and relations
  • Other relevant tasks
  • 3rd or 4th year post secondary education completed in a related program
  • Self-starter with strong research capabilities
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and self-review
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work remotely and independently
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Interest in learning more about the public biotech industry
Due to COVID-19, this role will currently be conducted from your home office. If restrictions are lifted and we resume office attendance, work will be at 2488 Dunwin Drive, Mississauga, L5L 1J9. Start date is ASAP running to a mutually agreed end date in late August.

***Please submit resume, transcript and brief cover letter with your application***

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
  • Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
  • Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
  • Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101

Post ID: JD171
Hours: Full time
Status: Temporary
How to apply:
Part time
Burlington, ON
One of Canada's Fastest Companies, we operate at the intersection of Retail, Technology and Financial Services. For nearly two decades, Cash 4 You has been recognized as a leader in the consumer financial service industry with over $1Billion dollars of loans funded. We are not only known for our fast and easily accessible loans and financial services through our retail, mobile and digital channels, but for our incredible people as well.

The Role: The Customer Service and Sales Representative (CSSR) role may be an ideal place to start your career in financial services. You will spend almost all your time working with Cash 4 You's most important asset, our customers, in person and over the phone. CSSRs are able to handle a variety of tasks including providing exceptional customer service in all customer interactions, they help resolve customer concerns, manage risk and process account transactions. Successful CSSRs demonstrate a genuine interest in their customers and ask questions to understand what's important to them and how Cash 4 You can meet their financial needs. CSSRs are able to present options to customers about ways to make their loans and financial services easy and convenient, while ensuring the needs of the customer always come first.

4 Key Required Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in any or a combination of the following: interacting with customers, assessing and meeting the needs of customers, solving customer problems, experience in a retail or the financial services industry
  • Experience navigating multiple computer systems, applications, and utilizing search tools to find information
  • Great communication skills including speaking clearly, succinctly, and accurately while using a pleasant tone and common conversational courtesies
  • Experience leveraging customer relationships to offer products and services with a high customer service focus
4 Key Job Expectations
  • Meet or exceed business goals and performance objectives
  • Identify the 'details' that others miss, and take pride in accuracy of data and business records
  • Process transactions for customers, manage risk and resolve accounts
  • ​Work as part of a team, including weekends and holidays as needed or scheduled
What's in it for you:
  • You "Learn While You Earn" through our World-Class Financial Services training programs
  • Receive frequent recognition and rewards for Top Performance
  • Work in a Professional and Clean environment
  • Have Ample Opportunity for Personal Growth and Development, at your own pace
  • Work closely as a key member of a high performance team
Hourly wage is $14/hr

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist;
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
Mississauga:905-855-6933 x101
Post ID: JD170
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: see details in posting on how to APPLY
Full time
Acton, ON
Due to our need to manufacture and supply front line healthcare workers with urgently needed face shields and hand sanitizer, our Acton location is looking to hire Student Workers and Temporary Production Associates immediately!

This opportunity is an ongoing temporary assignment to assist us through these uncertain times. Shifts are as follows:

Day Shift Monday - Thursday from 7:00am-3:30pm and Fridays from 7:00am-3:00pm.

Afternoon Shift Monday - Thursday from 3:30pm-Midnight and Fridays from 3:30pm-11:30pm. Pay: $16.25 per hour ($0.50 premium for afternoon shift only)

Midnight Shift Monday - Thursday from Midnight-7am and Fridays from 11pm to 9am. Pay: $16.25 per hour ($1.00 premium for midnight shift only).

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
  • Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
  • Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
  • Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101

Post ID: JD160
Hours: Full time
Status: Temporary
How to apply:
Full time
Mississauga, ON
Opportunity for a Millwright with packaging machine experience in food manufacturing.

  • Setup, take-down, and relocation of Processing and Packaging equipment
  • Modify, repair, install, maintain, improve, and troubleshoot various types of machinery, equipment within processing & packaging
  • Diagnose mechanical problems; identify, prevent, and resolve production downtime situations that could lead to operational issues
  • Emergency and preventative repairs.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, and safety inspections
  • Provide solution to routine or unique equipment problems
  • Promptly respond to equipment related issues
  • Ensures that the facility and equipment comply with regulatory and safety codes.
  • Stays on call for emergency repairs of production equipment.
  • Other related duties as per job requirements.
Required Experience & Skills:
  • Comfortable with electrical & PLC Controls
  • Experience with drill press, grinder, saws, and all other machine shop tools
  • Minimum 4 years mechanical experience in a high-speed packaging and/or manufacturing environment (food industry is highly preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and Lockout Procedures
  • Basic computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook, Auto-CAD).
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Basic electrical, plumbing, basic welding and/or metal fabrication an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem solving, judgment, organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to teach and mentor; energy & willingness to learn.
  • Ability to stand, sit, squat, twist, bend, and maneuver around machinery/equipment
  • MUST be able to work a rotating shift (days, afternoon & evenings), including weekends
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY, Please notify your EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST of yoru interest by providing them with the POST ID. shown below.  
IF  YOU ARE NOT WORKING with an EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST, Please call 289 218 6204 for assistance
Post ID: HC-466
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: See details in posting on HOW TO APPLY

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