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Senior HR Manager

Date: Mar 20, 2023

Location: Senai, 01, MY

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 98903 
Region: Asia 
Country: Malaysia 
State/Province: Johor 
City:  Senai 


The Senior HR Manager provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees within a large site. This includes establishing 3-5 year plans/objectives and developing policies for the function/unit. The HR Manager is accountable for projects/programs on a multi-functional, national or regional basis and works in collaboration with senior management/executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic HR initiatives such as workforce planning, resource management, employee relations, performance management, skills management, programs and policies, and leadership development in partnership with the S/VP/GM and their staff.
  • Manage overall union-management relations, negotiate and implement local agreements in unionized sites.
  • Provide advice, counsel, direction and training to the management team and managers on any business issue that has an employee or organizational impact on company personnel practices, procedures, and initiatives.
  • Ensure consistent application of policies/procedures for recruiting, rewarding, retaining, recognizing and developing people within a site.
  • Develop, recommend, implement and maintain performance management programs and ensure consistent and timely application.
  • Conduct internal investigations of acts of employee misconduct including interviewing, gathering evidence, consulting legal counsel, making recommendations and documenting findings.
  • Partner with site senior management team to implement organizational change interventions-e.g. restructuring, reengineering, and automating.
  • Conduct ongoing skill competencies, and knowledge/talent needs assessment.
  • Develop or obtain specific training programs designed to meet the site's needs.
  • Implement and direct staffing strategies which ensure attracting and retaining high calibre talent within and outside the site.
  • Manage the rollout of Corp. HR Programs at the site level.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies.



  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in HR management, with experience in unionized environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with senior management and provide HR counsel and guidance on business issues.
  • Strong understanding of HR policies and practices, and knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of professionals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).

At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.



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.

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