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Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Johor Bahru, MY

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 41146 
Region: Asia 
Country: Malaysia 
State/Province: Johor 
City:  Johor Bahru 

Detailed Description:
Incumbents are fully qualified to execute job/role accountabilities working independently on most aspects of the job. Work is performed within established professional standards and practices. Tasks are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required to complete recurring assignments independently and to determine the best methods to follow to complete assignments. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the division’s/department’s operations, schedules, and/or performance goals. Works under general Supervision. Situations not covered by standard processes, procedures and methods are referred to manager or expert resource. May demonstrate work methods to new employees. Builds internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal service.
Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Procures goods and services in support of the business operations. Acts as the communication link between internal customers, suppliers and external customers on pre-production ramp up and full production volume. Reviews requisitions, contacts vendors, examines bids and initiates contracts. Responsible for the procurement of parts and supplies for new products, existing products and non-production supplies. Initiates purchases driven through MRP process. Assesses when to execute and what order to place based on other factors. Coordinates and manages last time buys for products end of life. Ensures on-time delivery, purchase price variance and inventory management. Tracks forecast accuracy and reports back to appropriate personnel. Updates standard costs for assigned parts. Facilitates quoting and sourcing of parts to improve supply and reduce costs. Acts as primary contact with suppliers, internal and external customers to facilitate problem resolution for assigned material. Addresses and resolves situations such as supply chain shortages, allocations, bad balances, discrepant material and alternate sources of supply. Has responsibility for continuous improvement including data integrity and parameter management. Analyzes variances to determine root cause and implement corrective action. Manages overall relationship with and performance of suppliers. Meets regularly with suppliers to set goals and understand next generation of product offerings. Evaluates supplier performance and helps drive performance improvements. Develops and documents audit procedures and plans for Procurement to ensure compliance to corporate policies and procedures. Ensures audit readiness among all purchasing personnel. Coordinates and conducts internal self-audits and ISO reviews. Action audit findings to clear audit exposures.


  • Basic knowledge of electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, inventory management and supplier management.
  • Good knowledge of the types of materials being purchased by the department.
  • Good negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • 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.
  • Strong knowledge of SCM policies, and procedures and ISO standards.

    Physical Demands:
  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment.
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and ot

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.

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