Our People Make The Difference

Just ask any of the thousands of employees who work at Celestica. What you’ll find is a diverse group of committed professionals who share common values and a desire to work together to win. Here are our stories.

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Beard, Business Development Director

I have been part of Celestica for almost three years. In my role as a Business Development Director, I work closely with our eight Aerospace & Defense Centers of Excellence to provide service and manufacturing solutions. Working at Celestica has given me the opportunity to grow a rewarding career and be on the cutting-edge of technological innovation. I am fortunate to work with our customers on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles and space technology. To be part of the advancement of innovation on such a large scale makes my job exciting every day.

 

 

 

 

 

David Geddes, Director Source to Contract

During my 20+ years with Celestica I’ve had the opportunity to develop a rewarding career in supply chain management. I take great pride in the progress we’ve made to continuously improve our processes throughout our global supply chain. Being part of the journey to deploy machine-learning capabilities based on the millions of data points our teams work on—from engineering to commercial data—was a highlight in my career. Celestica has opened the door to many exciting opportunities including the ability to enable world-leading customers in high-growth industries; be part of a results-oriented, continuous improvement culture; and work in an innovative company with global scope.

 

 

 

 

 

Kosin Chuengsatiansup, Global Automation Architect

I have been with Celestica since 1998 and have had many opportunities to learn and grow. Over the years I’ve worked in Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Solar Panel Operations and Global Automation. In my current role as a Global Automation Architect, I am a member of the pioneering team that built Celestica’s automation capabilities from the ground up. This initiative provided me with an outstanding work experience, the satisfaction of working with an exceptional team and great leadership support. Celestica's working atmosphere is very dynamic and challenging. If you are willing to work hard, learn new technologies, and adapt quickly, Celestica is an incredible place to develop your skill-sets and shape your career.

 

 

 

 

 

Mini Shah, VP, Software Engineering, Hardware Platform Solutions

Celestica provides incredible opportunities to work on exciting technologies that are shaping the future. As the Global Software team lead for our Hardware Platform Solution business, I am responsible for growing and scaling my team to meet emerging technology trends and our customers’ needs. I’m most proud of the work we are doing in software environments that enable us to pivot into new technologies and markets. Beyond my technical curiosity, mentoring the next generation of talent brings me a great sense of accomplishment. The career trajectory for working in STEM is limitless, and inspiring those that will come after me is part of the legacy I want to leave.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Bryan, Director, Global Business Development

I first joined Celestica 26 years ago and have enjoyed a truly rewarding career. In my current role, I am responsible for developing business within our Industrial & Smart Energy market segment with a specific focus on energy generation technologies and solutions. Celestica has always given me the opportunity to be creative in solving problems and to establish new services offerings with our customers. Within the Industrial & Smart Energy space, it is exciting to be working with innovative technologies that are delivering green energy solutions through the use of renewable and reusable materials. I am a big believer in continuous education and mentorship opportunities but the biggest influence on my career development has been the roles that challenged me to grow.