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Commodity Management Manager

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Remote Employee US, NH, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 91810 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: New Hampshire 
City:  Remote Employee US 

Our 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 Global Commodity Manager which can be based out of any of our North America facilities. Preference is that selected candidate is partially onsite in our Richardson, Texas location. Secondary preference is given to our other facilities in California, Arizona and Oregon and Toronto. 




  • Maintains global responsibility for specific High End Semiconductor and Peripheral commodities for price/value determination, product and/or service negotiations, terms, and conditions.
  • Quotes and negotiates all products and services related to designated commodities.
  • Develops cost of customer bids within response time objectives
  • Performs bid activities by interacting with internal teams to compile and deliver the material commitment to the customer.
  • With manager’s guidance, implements a procurement strategy for the commodities they manage, addressing technology direction, supplier analysis, development and selection and pricing strategy
  • Acts as primary interface with Celestica’s suppliers for all relationship management, contract negotiation, establishing the business framework for transactions, performance reviews, business development and supplier awards programs.  
  • Sources all products and services, maintaining a continuity of supply, while delivering the lowest cost component or service solution. 
  • Participates in negotiations planning; contributing to a commodity strategy, and presentations / communication of consistent message to suppliers.  
  • Manages the Global Commodity Negotiation process ensuring accurate forecasting and pricing accuracy.
  • Manages data flow for pricing fluctuations in market and analytical tools including development and maintenance of Commodity Management systems applications
  • Consolidates, tabulates, analyzes and reports on various commitment and performance metrics; provides global sites direction and performance reporting for cost analysis to senior management. 
  • Conducts relevant analysis on pricing, the market, suppliers, customers, competitors, contracts and long-term agreements. 
  • May support site SCM to manage critical shortage or supplier performance issues, including escalation within the supplier and recommendations for alternative source development. Manage related systems changes that have broad effect on execution of purchasing responsibilities.  


Knowledge, Skills, Competencies


  • In-depth knowledge of the marketplace conditions for a broad range of strategic commodities including industry pricing, technology and supply/demand trends. 
  • Working knowledge of global supply chain management issues and practices.
  • Strong knowledge of basic computer applications and Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), as well as the ability to learn and use multiple applications specific to this function including ERP and office systems.
  • Strong presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of negotiation practices/methodology for commodities.   
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and work a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.


Relevant Experience


Minimum 5 years in Commodity Management, preferably with experience in managing High End Semiconductor and Peripherals or equivalent Electronics components. Experience in an international company is an asset.


Educational Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering; consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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