Senior Manager, Engineering Program/Project Mgmt

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Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Remote Employee US, NH, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 120159 
Remote Position: Yes 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 

General Overview

Job Title:  Senior Manager, Engineering Program / Project Management
Functional Area:  Engineering (ENG)
Career Stream:  Engineering Program / Project Management (EPM)
Role:  Senior Manager (SMG)
Job Code:  SMG-ENG-EPM
Job Band: 11
Direct/Indirect Indicator:  Indirect


This position is a Senior Program Manager in the Health Tech / Medical field.  The successful candidate must have significant practical experience in design and development of medical devices.

The Senior Program Manager is required to oversee complex product and program realization by coordinating with cross-functional teams from Global Regions (such as Canada, USA, China, Thailand, and Europe).  The Senior Program Manager ensures that
Design Assist, Design for Manufacturing/Cost (DFx), Joint Design and Manufacturing (JDM), and Value Added Value Engineering (VAVE) Continuous Improvement process projects are implemented to expand product line margin. The Senior Program Manager ensures that projects are smoothly transitioned to MFG,  coordination with site customer focused teams is established to meet contractual margin commitments, and our customers’ expectations are exceeded to improve yield, increase reliability, and deliver cost saving.
They manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of complex designs. They are responsible for managing large projects with complex scope, multiple streams of work and inter-dependencies.

Detailed Description

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Manage multiple high visibility programs (multiple projects per program) of high complexity (technology, organizationally) and/or business impact. Lead Cross functional, global core team(s), kick off programs, establish schedules and drive meetings.
  • Present to, communicate with and influence segment/LOB business leaders. Lead/develop company wide, cross functional or complex process initiatives or business strategy.
  • Demonstrate ability to grow cross functional team members by identifying development opportunities and coaching Program Core Team members. Present and communicate status to the business leaders and customers. Review and interpret customer specifications and provides customer feedback Coordinate site-wide deployment efforts.
  • Implement change as directed in the product lifecycle process and
  • recommends process improvements
  • Plan the overall program and monitor the progress. Drive the creation, review, approval and update of the Program Plan/WBS including resources.
  • Daily program management throughout the program life
  • Drive the program core team to meet or exceed program objectives (Cost, Quality, Schedule, Features, Fulfillment/Continuity of Supply, Solution delivery
  • across products & service offerings, Customer Specific Needs)
  • Define program governance (controls)
  • Manage the program’s budget. Forecast actuals against plan/quote for income/revenue, cost/labour & expense
  • Manage risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
  • Coordinates the projects and their interdependencies. Manage and utilize resources across projects
  • Align the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s “outcome” with the aid of the business change manager
  • Manage the main program documentation, such as the Program Initiation document
  • Set yearly plans and goals for the department, give direction on expected performance, provide regular performance evaluations and ongoing feedback. Accountable for all department objectives and achieving agreed targets for key performance indicators.
  • Excellent customer contact, negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Fluency in financial costing is required

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment.
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data. 
  • Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Typical Experience

  • 11 to 14 years with 10 years minimum in Health Tech/ Medical related field

Typical Education

  • Bachelor degree


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

The salary range described in this posting is an estimate by the Company, and may change based on several factors, including by not limited to a change in the duties covered by the job posting, or the credentials, experience or geographic jurisdiction of the successful candidate. Salary Range: $116k-$182k Annually

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.


Location: This is a remote position, with travel as necessary. We are open to considering candidates close to any of our US locations in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas, Arizona, Oregon or California as well as locations near major airports such as the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and Pacific Coast.


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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