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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Fremont, CA, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 101029 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: California 
City:  Fremont 


The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible to manage the process and staff to ensure timely and accurate sourcing, purchase, movement, and control of inventory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manages sourcing activities and competitive bidding environments for developing strategic supply chain sourcing strategies, defining supply contingency plans, and ensuring cost reductions and improved material-related product margins.
  • RFI, RFQ, and RFI activities to ensure continuity of supply and cost effective solutions.
  • Ensures the continual obtainment of cost reductions and cost savings from suppliers.
  • Establishing appropriate supplier sourcing strategies and work with the procurement team to execute tactical plans against that sourcing strategy.
  • Maintain and report on supplier performance metrics.
  • Maintains responsibility for performance management, development, recognition, coaching and compensation of employees.
  • Reassigns personnel as necessary to optimize work.
  • Acts as a liaison with customers to ensure forecast commitments are met.
  • Maintains continuous material supply, including pricing, on-time delivery, tracking excess and obsolete inventory, maintaining appropriate inventory levels and turns.
  • Reviews production schedules and changes to define the material requirements. Addresses and resolves possible material shortages.
  • Works with other departments to review and dispose of non-conforming materials.
  • Acts as a liaison between customer project management and internal departments on the introduction of new product requirements.
  • Ensures bill of materials, pricing structure, supplier base, etc., is cost effective.
  • Recognizes cost impact of excess and obsolescence and actively seeks return on investment.
  • Monitors customer repairs and validates type of warranty and associated costs.
  • Works with other departments to meet repair commitments.
  • Negotiates costing and services with suppliers to obtain lowest possible Total Cost of Ownership (“TCO”).
  • Manages 3PL for effective and flawless execution of material receipts, storage, cycle counts, and shipments.
  • Commodity management activities including market landscape assessments, industry trends, and escalation management support for tactical procurement support.


  • Broad knowledge of an electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
  • Excellent knowledge of sourcing, commodity management, procurement processes, inventory management and supplier management.
  • Good understanding of IT concepts and integrated business applications
  • Excellent negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight 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.
  • Ability to effectively lead, manage, train and motivate a diverse group of employees.
  • Occasional international travel is required.
  • Flexible work schedule to liaison with international time zones.
  • Experience in Capital Equipment manufacturing for semiconductor or equivalent industries is preferred.
  • Ability for reading CAD files to determine mechanical sourcing decisions.


Five to seven years of relevant experience.


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

Advanced experience in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

SAP or similar ERP experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.

Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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