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Networking Product Manager - Remote Canada

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 66929 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


What’s in it for you?
When you join Celestica, it’s more than just a job. It’s about being part of a team of talented individuals who are passionate about what they do every day, and contributing to our forward thinking and collaborative solutions for our teams and customers. 

Celestica’s Product Solutions Team has an opening for a Product Manager. This individual must possess a strong understanding of Networking (primary), Storage, and Server products. They will work closely with multiple groups within Celestica to develop and sustain platforms for Enterprise and Service Provider customers.


The ideal candidate has experience with hardware and software product management, understands the full product lifecycle (cradle to grave), and has strong program management experience with ongoing parallel projects. The candidate will own all commercial aspects of products and should possess strong analytical abilities and judgment, and be an active contributor in setting up processes to increase the impact of strong product management practices. This opportunity requires excellent business, technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of commercial deployments of product solutions for networking/switching/routing (primary), storage, and server products
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, market trends and customer requirements for networking, storage and server products
  • Engage key organizations within Celestica to drive collaboration of new product solutions, based on customer feedback, supplier technologies and market data
  • Create and drive approval on business cases for products going to market, including product pricing. 
  • Track actual performance against business case plan
  • Responsible for program execution to schedule and budget for the full product lifecycle
  • Responsible for the overall product P&L, including close-loop analysis
  • Oversight of program execution from key organizations (Marketing, Sales, Development, Aftermarket Services, Manufacturing, Quality, Account Mgmt, Pricing/Quoting, Legal, etc.)
  • Manage customer sample systems (requirements, management, allocation, recovery, etc.)
  • Define spares strategy and AEP setup
  • Review/approve engineering change requests from development and customers
  • Drive Value Engineering sessions to continuously reduce product costs
  • Participate in all phase gate reviews for your products
  • Oversight of Product transfers (design and/or manufacturing)

Education / Experience:

  • BS in Engineering with a strong background in business and/or marketing
  • MBA is an asset
  • 6+ years of relevant product management experience at a Service Provider or Enterprise technology company 
  • Entrepreneurship, positive attitude, ability, desire, and willingness to make an impact
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to adjust communication style based on the audience (from highly detailed to executive summary)
  • Strong project management skills and experience, including managing internal and external stakeholders, and multiple launches and projects at once
  • Proven success in managing complex and multi-faceted hardware product programs with the ability to drive projects through completion
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and ensure deadlines are met and expectations exceeded
  • Recent experience in a fast-paced, multinational technology company
  • Must thrive in a remote / work-from-home environment
  • Expect 20-25% travel (international and domestic)


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. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.8 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 14 countries with over 24,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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