Student, Supply Chain Management Operations - Toledo, OH (Spring 2025)

Cenovus Energy

Cenovus Energy

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Worker Type: EmployeeGroup: Procurement - Toledo DepartmentJob Post End Date: 11/01/2024

Tentative Start Date: January 6, 2025

Location: Toledo, OH

Length of Term: 4 months

About this opportunity

Are you looking for an exciting Supply Chain Management Internship opportunity full of meaningful, diverse, and challenging assignments working alongside industry-leading professionals? You will be part of a driven, and collaborative team completing important projects while receiving the mentorship, knowledge, and experience to develop the skills you need to build an exciting career.

Cenovus is seeking students who are eager to gain valuable experience in a refining environment. We are looking for individuals who can contribute fresh ideas and are open to learning from some of the industry's most innovative and skilled professionals.

What we offer

  • A multi-discipline program with meaningful, hands-on work experience
  • Networking events coordinated by the New Grad Committee including group mentoring from senior/executive leaders, lunch ‘n learns, guest speakers, technical presentations, and holiday celebrations.
  • Wide support network including direct leaders, program leads, human resource, peers, mentor(s), New Grad Committee, and buddy.
  • Structured goal-setting and performance evaluations.
  • Opportunity to share work-term experiences with the Cenovus Leadership team.
  • Students moving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum relocation payment to assist with relocation expenses.
  • Candidates must have their own means of transportation as there is no public transportation in field locations.

What you’ll do

  • Create and maintain Requests for Quotes for MRP replenishment items.
  • Support Contract Lifecycle Management
  • P-Card process management and reconciliation
  • Expediting purchases
  • Investigating receiving/invoicing discrepancies
  • Material analysis and data enhancement for Master Data support
  • Complete warehouse analysis and reporting on an ad hoc basis.
  • Support the Procure-to-Pay process for goods and services.
  • Identify cost reductions and mitigate risks.
  • Support vendor setup and contract closeout processes
  • Collaborating with relevant parties to negotiate contracts
  • Support Contract Lifecycle Management
  • Support material expediting
  • Investigating receiving/invoicing discrepancies

Who you are

  • Available to begin work on January 6, 2025
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States – Sponsorship for this role will not be provided.
  • As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, a valid US Driver's License is required.
  • Previous experience is considered an asset.
  • Strong attitude for carrying out all work in a safe, cautious manner while following safe work practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Seeking individuals pursuing an undergraduate degree in SCM or any Business-related field (Commerce, Economics, Finance, etc.), or those with equivalent experience.
  • Preference will be given to students in 3rd or 4th year.
  • Availability for multiple work terms is preferred.
  • Strong academic performance
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week during the scheduled semester.
  • Attached copies of transcripts
  • Must be enrolled in a 2025 Undergraduate Program at an accredited post-secondary institution at the time of intended work term and returning to full-time studies after the work term OR registered in an accredited post-secondary co-op or internship program for the duration of the work term
  • Candidates with equivalent experience in addition to a Masters or Ph.D. program at an accredited post-secondary institution may also be considered.
  • New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.

Working Conditions

  • May include frequency of travel, sitting, standing, computer work, lifting, driving, working at site, etc.

Safety Sensitive

  • This is a safety-sensitive role and as such you will also be required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during required work hours. Furthermore, you will also be required to pass the Cenovus pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol assessment requirements.
  • Safety sensitive positions require the operation of a motor vehicle. A valid US Driver’s License with no restrictions is a requirement for this role.


  • Students moving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum payment to assist with relocation expenses.


Please submit a resume and transcript.

Note: Applications without a recent transcript will not be considered.

If you require accessibility assistance to complete the on-line application or otherwise apply for an open position with Cenovus, its subsidiaries and affiliates, please email

Additional Information

  • New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.
  • Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Learn more about our Student and New Grad program!
  • Interested in some of our past student experiences? Read their stories here.

Who we are

We are a Calgary-based energy company with operations in Canada and the Asia Pacific region for oil and natural gas production. Additionally, we have upgrading, refining, and marketing operations in Canada and the United States. Our focus is on developing our assets in a sustainable, safe, and cost-efficient manner, while also incorporating environmental, social, and governance factors into our business plans.

We are currently the largest refiner in Ohio and transport products from our refineries in Lima and Toledo, Ohio and Superior, Wisconsin via pipelines, rail cars and trucks to customers throughout the United States.

We've been named a Top Alberta Employer for 2024, a designation recognizing organizations leading their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

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At Cenovus, we value diversity of thought, experience, and backgrounds to enhance our decision-making, tackle challenges, explore opportunities, and foster a collaborative work environment. We are dedicated to creating a workplace that is equitable, inclusive, and respectful, where individuals feel engaged and valued. To learn more about our commitment to inclusion and diversity, as well as our networks and targets, please visit

The requirements of this posting may be modified to support business needs. Title and compensation administration will be based on the skills and capabilities of the successful incumbent.


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