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Operations Integration Manager - NPI & Transfer - Remote

Date: Feb 2, 2021

Location: Remote Employee US, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 69790 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: New Hampshire 
City:  Remote Employee US 


As our customers look for opportunity in a world of rapid change and technology disruption, they trust Celestica to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex electronics and related products.  At Celestica, you have the opportunity to shape your career among an inclusive, diverse group of experienced employees and talented newcomers working around the globe.


The Global NPI (New Product Introduction) & Transition Leader will be responsible for Global coordination of multi-site and critical new project launches and/or product transfers, developing a project plan that meets both Celestica and customer needs, driving execution of the project by leveraging the site resources, preparing regular status reports for management review, and driving escalation where the project plan is not met. The incumbent will need to ensure that the project is launched in a way that is meeting delivery, quality and financial expectations.  


This is a Remote US based position that will require easy access to an international airport.

Travel is expected to be both domestic and international (Mexico) of about 50 - 75%.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for program schedule, financials, quality-per supply contract
  • Develop project plan and manage execution, agreeing deliverables and timelines with the customer and appropriate internal stakeholders, including support functions and local site leaders.
  • Coordinate the different sites involved in the project, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, IT, etc. to engage and assign the appropriate and suitably qualified resources to the project.
  • Coordinate multiple teams to achieve project deliverables and on time.
  • Provide coaching and leadership to teams to ensure successful delivery of project plan, leveraging experience in project management and customer relationship management.
  • Develop and monitor adherence to KPIs and report project performance to Celestica Leadership on a regular basis as required.
  • Support customer escalations as required.
  • Escalate and troubleshoot issues with appropriate stakeholders/ SMEs and drive resolution of same.
  • Accurately report current status and project challenges to appropriate senior and executive management
  • Identify resource shortfalls – works within CLS network to fill gaps, escalate if needed
  • Proactively Works with site CFTs (Customer Focus Teams) and site leadership to mitigate risks and drive corrective actions
  • Assures cross-site CFT alignment to project plan
  • Prioritizes & measures program activities of Central Operations, GBS, Quality and Engineering
  • Shared point of contact with GCBS General Manager for customer update, escalations and priorities
  • Prepares and Facilitates phase gate reviews with Executive Leadership
  • Project financials - monitors progress against ramp P&L and coordinates / drives corrections when deviation occur
  • Project phase Gates Owner: Schedules, prepares, facilitates all phase gates; Drives Follow up actions included


 Core Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project software or equivalent.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer contact, negotiation and problem resolution skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple, detailed projects to a successful end, while working to tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a diverse group of employees to achieve project goals within tight time deadlines.



  • 10+ years’ relevant experience, including 2 years minimum in a Program Management or CFT leader role
  • Manufacturing experience required in Operations, SCM, or Program Management.
  • MBA or equivalent Preferred
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Spanish language skills a plus



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience. 



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.

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