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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Merrimack, NH, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 112010 
Remote Position: Yes 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 

Celestica's Global Supply Chain operates as a unified virtual system with our customers and suppliers by acting as seamless extensions of their operations. We offer customized, flexible and integrated supply chain solutions, supported by a global technology platform and a dedicated, market-focused team.


We are currently seeking a Supply Chain Solutions Manager based out of the US to support our customers and our strategic sourcing organizations to develop executable supply chain solutions to enable customer value creation and fulfilment of our internal financial objectives. 

  • This is a US based Remote position available to be worked in any US location with reasonable access to an airport.  Travel will be up to 15%, as necessary, both domestic and international.
  • Requires flexibility to accommodate evening or early AM calls based on staff & customer locations.



  • Sell CLS Supply Chain capabilities to our customers including leveraging the CLS organization to provide subject matter expert support.
  • Drive BOM Control / Increase source control with high passion and offering tradeoffs in the face of customer roadblocks.
  • Support the VAVE teams as assigned.  Ensure sure no duplication of MVP/VAVE project ideas and lead the teams to acceptable resolutions.
  • Serve as the bridge between Engineering and SCM; be able to efficiently navigate the organization to bring executable supply chain solutions.
  • Develop and implement proactive Risk Mitigation strategies to drive assurance of supply.
  • Support the development, growth, and utilization of CLS Demand Creation capabilities.
  • Support leadership in executing SCM strategies based on the Voice of the Customer.
  • Supports account planning and strategy development
  • Coordinates and hosts regular (as needed) SCM program tracking meetings with the customer and internal account team members to ensure ongoing communication and up-to-date progress/status reporting occurs.
  • Communicates frequently with customers to help ensure satisfaction with the company and the products. Solicits performance feedback and communicates information to internal teams and departments. Prepares, distributes and analyzes customer surveys and self-assessments as appropriate. Receives and resolves customer issues and complaints. Acts as a customer advocate to drive prioritization of projects and responses to problems/issues.


Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively influence and motivate team members from a wide variety of departments and geographies in a matrixed environment.
  • Resolve conflict and offer alternative solutions to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Create and foster relationships between the Design Engineering and SCM organizations.


Skills Sets:

  • Able to interpret the customer’s needs and an understanding of their commodity knowledge and capabilities.
  • Full understanding of material spend leverage, how it creates customer value, and ability to execute on the opportunities.
  • Sell CLS PSL capabilities to our customers and drive closure of any gaps back to the Commodity Management teams.
  • Requirement to pursue opportunities with a ‘can-do’ & ‘high-energy’ attitude with a bias towards delivering results.
  • Significant skills required in multi-tasking and time management.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.



  • 10+ years’ experience in a similar role in sourcing or procurement
  • Strong SCM understanding and background
  • Strong Financial acumen experience
  • Strong relationship-building capabilities – both internally and externally
  • Excellent written and presentation communication skills, presentable to all levels.
  • Ability to travel (up to 25%) as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field - Engineering background preferred

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.

Location: This is a remote position, with travel as necessary. We are open to considering candidates close to any of our US locations in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas, Arizona, Oregon or California as well as locations near major airports such as the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and Pacific Coast.



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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