Decision Support Analyst Student - Fall 2023 (12 months)

May 15 2023
Industries Retail
Categories Support, Assistance
Mississauga, ON | Brampton, ON | Toronto, ON • Full time

Our Commitment to Students

At Canadian Tire, we are committed to providing students with a supportive and collaborative environment that fosters knowledge sharing and offers key experiences to help them develop their capabilities through projects and objectives. We believe in setting specific and measurable goals that align with our business objectives to support learning and help students achieve their full potential. Our culture emphasizes learning from others, continuous improvement, agility, growth, and innovation, and we are invested in building a talented, diverse workforce for the future of Canada and Canadian Tire. Additionally, we are dedicated to building strong relationships with our student employees by engaging with them throughout their education and career pursuits, and creating opportunities for ongoing communication and relationship building.

What you’ll do:

The Decision Support Student role is to participate in developing, testing and support of applications and processes in our Operations Planning Centre (OPC) to enable day to day decision making and support product flow in the most efficient possible manner.

The Decision Support Student will work closely with rest of the Decision Support team, IT and business stakeholders to provide technical expertise, business knowledge, supply chain understanding, reporting, analysis and coordination on essential Supply Chain processes and objectives at the OPC. They are technical and interested in acquiring business knowledge to facilitate the rapid deployment and enhancement of cost reducing applications.

  • Develop, document and maintain applications while aligning to IT and industry coding, database standards.
  • Participate in support and maintenance of existing applications including documentation and code maintenance ensuring the assigned applications run as efficiently and smoothly as possible.
  • Support the business in decision making by providing ad-hoc information, reports and databases as required.
  • Work with users to understand, define and document business and technical needs and translate such needs into user's requirements.
  • Participate in recommendation of different alternatives and be able to clearly communicate pros/cons of each.
  • Commit to and actively work to apply knowledge of latest coding languages, database software, system, standards etc.

What you bring:

  • Undertaking a post-secondary education in Computer Science or a relevant discipline
  • 0 to 2 years of experience in full lifecycle of application development, database design, and implementation. Experience in creation and maintenance of UML-based documentation would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge in software and database development.
  • Microsoft Office skills (MS Access, MS Excel) with exposure to process diagram software (ie: MS Visio).
  • Working knowledge in Big Data and Data Science related technologies an asset.
  • Ability to learn how to drive functionality of business software packages through configuration and testing (ie: TMS technologies)


We value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team.

About Us

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With more than 90 Owned Brands, 1,700 retail locations, financial services, exemplary e-commerce capabilities, and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies. We dream big and work as one to innovate with purpose for our customers at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on top talent to drive the company forward. We offer competitive salaries and wages to CTC employees, as well as store discounts, supported learning through our Triangle Learning Academy, Canadian Tire Profit Sharing, and retirement and savings programs for eligible employees. As part of our enhanced flex benefits program, we offer mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year for benefits-eligible employees and their families, including total well-being, and mental health tools and resources for all employees. Join us in helping to make life in Canada better through living and working our Core Values: we are innovators and entrepreneurs at our core, outcomes drive us, inclusion is a must, we are stronger together and we take personal responsibility. It is an especially exciting time to join CTC and its family of companies where career opportunities are wide-ranging! Join us, where there's a place for you here.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.


We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.

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