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Product Manager - Remote

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Remote Employee US, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 66930 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: New Hampshire 
City:  Remote Employee US 

 

At Celestica, technology is driving advancements that are revolutionizing the way we live and work. Our end-to-end product lifecycle solutions support the most complex products across multiple markets, including communications, enterprise, aerospace and defense, smart energy, healthcare technology, industrial and capital equipment.  Our customized solutions provide new and faster ways to develop products in the competitive enterprise and cloud markets.

 

Summary

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. 

 

This is a Remote work from home position, travel as necessary,  open to any location in the US that is reasonably close to an airport.


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)

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • 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
  • Must thrive in a work-from-home environment
  • Expect 20-25% travel (international and domestic) when it is safe to travel.

 

Education:

  • BS in Engineering with a strong background in business and/or marketing
  • MBA is preferred

 

Experience:

  • 6+ years of relevant product management experience at a Service Provider or Enterprise technology company 
  • Recent experience in a fast-paced, multinational technology company

 

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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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