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Procurement Manager

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 115305 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 

Detailed Description:


This position reports to the General Manager and is responsible for the materials management function relating to the procurement to meet company objectives and customer requirements.  This involves the responsibility of directing and administering Procurement.


REPORTS TO:   General Manager


SUPERVISES:    Procurement



  • Adheres to all safety, quality, and regulatory requirements including but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), ISO, NADCAP, AS9100, Environmental Management Systems, International Trades and Arms (ITAR) regulations, company policies and operating procedures and other regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for driving the execution of Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning. 
  • Responsible for processing the obsolescence of inventory.
  • Oversees the purchasing and/or contracting for materials, supplies, equipment, and services for the operation of the Company, in addition to all inventory items.  Confers with requesting parties when specific sources are requested.  Investigates and solves problems resulting from material shortages, however caused.
  • Establishes and maintains purchasing practices and policies to ensure honest fair and ethical relationships with vendors.
  • Responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery
  • Develops, establishes, and provides for the maintenance of reporting systems that relate to the materials function.
  • Manages the shipping and receiving functions of the company, and oversees the storage of purchased parts and finished goods.
  • Ensures that the company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all material department functions.
  • Acts as the liaison between operations and customer service to ensure orders are accurate and on-time delivery is met.  Collaborates to identify, analyze, and resolve potential supply chain gaps or changes that may impact customer demands.                            
  • Responsible for the motivation and development of subordinates to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth.
  • Performs other functions as required. 


AbelConn is ISO 9001 and AS 9100 registered, all job duties are to be performed per the appropriate ISO instructions.



Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or Management related field.  5+ plus years of experience in Production/Inventory Control plus additional experience in Purchasing in a similar manufacturing environment along with previous leadership experience in Supply Chain.  APICS certification is a plus.  Must have complete understanding of the MRPII system.  Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and management. Requires strong verbal and written communications skills as well as effective interpersonal skills. Strong organizational, planning and multi-tasking skills. Demonstrated ability to lead team activities.  Excellent problem-solving skills.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook.


Positions with AbelConn involve the release of export controlled goods either directly to employees or through the employee’s movement within the facility. As such, AbelConn will require necessary information from all applicants upon an applicant’s acceptance of employment to determine if any export control exemptions or licenses must be filed.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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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