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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: Monterrey, MX

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 42455 
Region: Americas 
Country: Mexico 
State/Province: Nuevo Leon 
City:  Monterrey 

Detailed Description:
Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees performing diverse roles within large sites. This includes establishing three- to five-year plans/objectives, and developing policies for the function/unit. Accountable for projects or programs on a multi-functional, national, or regional basis. Work is guided by broad site objectives and corporate policy. Work requires developing solutions, precedents, and/or policies. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and sets goals to achieve objectives. Establishes long-term plans/objectives and recommends changes to policies. Develops department budgets and goals. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in critical delay in schedules and/or unit operation and may also have a company-wide affect. Provides direct supervision to others, or indirect through subordinate supervisors, and coordinates the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Reviews employees’ performance and recommends employee compensation; coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary. Provides final approval for subordinate managers’/supervisors’ salary and performance recommendations. Builds cross-functional relationships where persuasive skills, negotiation skills, and considerable tact are required to gain support. Interacts regularly with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers. Maintains positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization.
Maintains responsibility for management of materials availability to support build plans throughout the product life cycle for a specific business unit or customer set. Provides leadership in designing the supplier portion of the materials supply chain to provide optimum flexibility with minimum investment. Manages the effort to identify and develop suppliers to meet current and future business needs. Leads efforts to reduce material cost and assess/respond to supply risks. Manages the administration of all site purchasing contracts and agreements. Manages the development of delivery requirements, material plans and short-range capacity plans to meet production schedules and inventory objectives. Responsible for customer interface from SCM including relationship management and as focal point for all SCM related issues. May be responsible for tracking and driving inventory results for North America working with site GM’s, SCM managers and customer VP/GMs. Participates in business process improvements to help achieve inventory targets and maximize return on investment. Works to ensure Celestica is compliant with customs and regulatory laws. Negotiates with carriers to support domestic and international air, rail and ocean transport ensuring favourable rates and cycle times for Celestica. Directly manages a group of SCM employees including employee training, performance, measurement, development, motivation and recognition. Establishes department goals/ measurements and manages resources to achieve this goals.


  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of global supply chain management, distribution methods, and global transportation services and inventory management.
  • Broad knowledge of an electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
  • Good understanding of IT concepts and integrated business applications.
  • Strong knowledge in all areas of import / export, regulatory and logistics management
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Significant skills required in multi-tasking and time management
  • Ability to interface with existing and potential customers, clearly articulating how Celestica's Supply Chain solutions can help solve customer challenges.

Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.6 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 13 countries with 26,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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