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The Business Controls Manager - Supply Chain Management

Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location: Remote Employee US, NH, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 112093 
Remote Position: Yes 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 

Summary

The Business Controls Manager – Supply Chain Management (SCM) works in support of Supply Chain and has responsibility for global business processes at Celestica (CLS).  Our mission is to foster a culture where governance, risk and compliance becomes an integral part of our business processes, driving value to CLS through the creation of Smarter controls, standardization of processes and resultant efficiency.  We provide advice, counsel and guidance to management in Supply Chain to assist with the proper effectiveness and efficiency of day to day operations. This position is to ascertain the adequacy and reliability of internal controls, minimize risk exposures, ensure that the operations are being carried out in line with company's policies & procedures and recommend operational improvements. The role will work closely and collaborate with our Internal Audit function, SCM Primes, Operational Leads, and Site GM & Staff. Influences others outside of team to ensure goals are met and resolve conflicts in an effective manner.  Leads resolutions to non-conformances and/or improved performance to target through multi-functional work groups, and provides advice and guidance in area of specialty as required. May determine new methods and procedures. Seeks out new avenues for building internal relationships, and interfaces with senior managers on issues related to the area of expertise, KPI Performance to target and corrective actions. Interacts with and influences management on significant issues.

 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • The decisions made by this role results in enhancing controls and minimizing risk exposures, increase in process effectiveness and efficiency, and reduction in costs.
  • Requests, gathers and provides basic guidance on internal controls and risk management for the company.
  • Monitors and Leads continuous improvement actions for Key Process Indicators (KPI).
  • Provides internal controls advice worldwide and develops tools to assist with control advice and communication. 
  • Execute activities around the schedule of site teams and demonstrate tact and diplomacy when handling sensitive issues.
  • Will interface with internal auditors at manager’s request.
  • Executes internal activities as either a team member, lead auditor or remote facilitator and ensures follow up plans are acted upon and closed.
  • Approves corporate and global risk acceptances.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:

  • Understands Supply Chain, inventory management, manufacturing, and purchasing principals
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Analytical and statistical skills.
  • Understands and can apply Corporate and General Accounting Policies
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Understands the inter-relationships between departments and actively participates in cross-functional teams.
  • Understands audit requirements and standards
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications.
  • Can create basic spreadsheet macros with additional skills in Pivot Tables and VLookup.
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications (SAP)
  • Frequent overnight travel may be required – 25-50%

 

Experience:

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in Supply Chain, Operations or Finance.
  • 2+ years of Internal Audit/Internal Controls experience in a Manufacturing environment is an asset but not a requirement.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in related field (Materials Management, Engineering, or Business) 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.

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.

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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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