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Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Fremont, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40865 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: California 
City:  Fremont 



The Planner position at Celestica, Fremont, CA supports manufacturing by monitoring and managing inventories, sales, and production levels to plan for materials needed to meet production demand. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures materials are available to meet manufacturing build requirements.
  • Analyzes inputs (e.g., capacity, board cycle times, urgency of request, material availability, etc.) to help determine schedule.
  • Pushes or cancels Production orders per production plans.
  • Develop production plans to meet customer demand within production capacity.
  • Creates and releases WO in time to meet customer ships dates
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, review of existing and future production planning and budgetary planning preparations.
  • Develop and optimize manufacturing work schedules
  • Participate in the daily production meetings for each responsible plant.
  • Review backlog to determine materials shortages and capacity requirements to provide dedications feedback Planning Manager
  • Coordinate the efficient expediting of materials and work in process with purchasing, production and engineering.
  • Plan production control activities to improve runtime while maintaining high quality, timely delivery and cost-effectiveness
  • Work with materials department in material planning and analysis to reduce inventory level
  • Plan, schedule and monitor material movement in production cycle to ensure continuous operations.
  • Track material shortages and provide immediate resolution.
  • Assist purchasing unit in coordinating and planning supplier deliveries.
  • Monitor inventory status and generate inventory reports to the management team
  • Generate reports on production shortages and revenue impact to the management team with analysis
  • Address customer queries and concerns in a timely fashion
  • Develop process improvement for inventory, manufacturing and production control systems
  • Evaluate production control activities to ensure that final product meets customer specifications
  • Plan equipment, material and manpower requirements to meet production schedule



  • Knowledge of a precision machining manufacturing environment, the types of materials being purchased by the department and the engineering change process.
  • Basic knowledge of production planning fundamentals, scheduling, materials requirements planning techniques and manufacturing control systems
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, inventory management and supplier management.
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications such as WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications.
  • Good negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to plan strategically for the coordinated delivery of a variety of materials.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.



Two to four years’ relevant experience.



Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.6 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 13 countries with 26,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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