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Supplier Recovery Specialist

Date: Jan 16, 2023

Location: Johor Bahru, 01, MY

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 114683 
Remote Position: No
Region: Asia 
Country: Malaysia 
State/Province: Johor 
City:  Johor Bahru 


Supplier Performance and Recovery Specialist Supporting Celestica Senai, Johor. Direct alignment with Procurement Operations teams in Malaysia to support purchasing with Supplier Performance, development, and recovery.


Detailed Description:

  • Drives performance improvement at our most critical suppliers by identifying and resolving complex systemic problems.
  • Responsibilities include validating that POs to support demand is accurate, measuring/improving supplier Line of Balances (LOB) and past dues (PD), verifying raw material and work in process positions, reviewing yield/quality performance, resolving capacity issues, identifying tooling gaps and needs, ensure the supplier has stable/accurate demand signals and improve supplier look ahead metrics.
  • Ensures their assigned suppliers deliver holistic improvement and drive rapid functional issue resolution.
  • Implement Supplier Recovery / Improvement / standard work used to develop suppliers to perform at World Class levels by improving process capabilities.
  • Deploy Supplier Recovery / Development advanced tools, which may include any combination of assessments, training, quality improvements, delivery improvements, capacity improvement, lead-time reductions, Lean, Six Sigma, and/or cost savings. Interface with all levels of the organization, suppliers, and customers regarding supplier performance, improvement actions, and processes and be prepared to report at executive levels on plans and results.
  • Create and manage the implementation of strategic projects, including project plans, overall tracking capability, and progress reporting within the team and up through leadership.
  • Complete root cause analysis and recommend/implement corrective actions where projected results are below plan.
  • Perform supplier performance analysis using SAP, Rapid Response, and other Celestica databases.



  • Good knowledge of an electronics manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
  • Understanding and interpretation of traffic and customs rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of expert computer applications such as WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications.
  • Good understanding of internal and external customer requirements.
  • Good financial, analytical, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve high-complexity process/system problems using financial, analytical, and/or statistical models.
  • 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 various tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with various internal and external customers. Engage in building and developing mutual relationships and partnerships.


Typical Experience

  • Five plus years of relevant experience


Typical Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.



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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