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Senior HR Manager

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Johor Bahru, 01, MY

Company: Celestica International Inc.

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


Detailed Description:

  • Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate Managers and Employees. Performing diverse roles within large sites. This includes establishing 3-5 years plans/objectives and developing policies for the function/unit.
  • Accountable for projects/programs on a multi-functional, national or regional basis.
  • Work is guided by broad site objectives and corporate policy.
  • Work requires developing solutions, precedents and/or policies.
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and sets goals to achieve objectives.
  • Establishes long-term plans/objectives and recommends changes to policies.
  • Develops department budgets and goals.
  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in a critical delay in schedules and/or unit operation and may also have a company-wide effect.
  • Provides direct supervision to others, or indirect through subordinate supervisors, and coordinates the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees.
  • Reviews employee performance and recommends employee compensation, coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary.
  • Provides final approval for subordinate managers’/supervisors’ salary and performance recommendations.
  • Builds cross-functional relationships where persuasive skills, negotiation skills, and considerable tact are required to gain support.
  • Interacts regularly with senior manager/exec levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers.
  • Maintains positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization.


Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Partners with the S/VP/GM and their staff to 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 an unionized site including overall union-management relations, and negotiating and implementing local agreements.
  • Provides 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, including interpreting the intent and meaning of the contractual obligations with the Union.
  • Works directly with the company’s attorneys in preparation of arbitration and/or affirmative action cases.
  • Develop overall strategic direction to maintain credibility, communications, and relationships with union officials, stewards, and business partners to enhance the accomplishment of company objectives and permit dialogue on problem situations so they can be resolved outside the grievance process.
  • Ensures consistent application of policies/procedures for recruiting, rewarding, retaining, recognizing and developing people within a site.
  • Provides employee relations consultation services to GM, management and employee.
  • Develops, recommends, implements and maintains performance management programs and ensures consistent and timely application.
  • Provides coaching and makes recommendations to managers/supervisors for performance development and corrective action.
  • Conducts internal investigations of acts of employee misconduct including interviewing, gathering evidence, consulting legal counsel, making recommendations and documenting findings.
  • Represents site in charges of violating regulation or law.
  • Provides performance program reporting.
  • Partners with site senior management team to implement organizational change interventions-e.g. restructuring, reengineering, and automating.
  • Conducts ongoing skill competencies, and knowledge/talent needs assessment.
  • Develops or obtains specific training programs designed to meet the site's needs.
  • Implements and directs staffing strategies which ensure attracting and retaining high calibre talent within and outside the site.
  • Manages the rollout of Corp. HR Programs at the site level.
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies.



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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