Lead Engineer, Program/Project Mgmt

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Date: Feb 19, 2024

Location: Laem Chabang, 20, TH

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 118885 
Remote Position: No
Region: Asia 
Country: Thailand 
State/Province: Chonburi 
City:  Laem Chabang 

General Overview

Job Title:  Lead Engineer, Program / Project Management
Functional Area:  Engineering (ENG)
Career Stream:  Engineering Program / Project Management (EPM)
Role:  Lead Engineer (LEN)
Job Code:  LEN-ENG-EPM
Job Band: 08
Direct/Indirect Indicator:  Indirect


The Lead Engineer, Program/Project Management is accountable for planning and directing design engineers and other technical engineers working on specific projects. They manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of complex designs. They are responsible for managing large projects with complex scope, multiple streams of work and inter-dependencies

Detailed Description

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

  • Manage two or more projects of medium complexity (technology, organizationally). Lead cross-functional, global core team(s), kick off programs, establish schedules and drive meetings
  • Present and communicate status to the business leaders and customers.  Reviews and interprets customer documentation.
  • Implement change as directed in the product lifecycle process and recommends process improvements
  • Plan the overall program and monitor the progress. Drive the creation, review, approval and update of the Program Plan/WBS including resources.
  • Daily program management throughout the program life
  • Drive the program core team to meet or exceed program objectives (Cost, Quality, Schedule, Features, Fulfillment/Continuity of Supply, Solution delivery across products & service offerings, Customer Specific Needs)
  • Define the program governance (controls)
  • Manage the program’s budget. Forecast actuals against plan/quote for income/revenue, cost/labour & expense
  • Manage risks and issues, taking corrective measurements
  • Coordinate the projects and their interdependencies. Manage and utilize resources across projects
  • Align the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s “outcome” with the aid of the business change manager
  • Manage the main program documentation, such as the Program Initiation document


Refer to technical skills below

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 other detailed data. 
  • Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Typical Experience

  • 1 to 3 years

Typical Education

  • Bachelor degree


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

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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