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Global Commodity Engineering Manager

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 114793 
Remote Position: Hybrid
Region: Asia 
Country: China 
State/Province: Shanghai 
City:  Shanghai 

Detailed Description:
Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees performing diverse roles within large sites. This includes establishing three- to five-year plans/objectives, and developing policies for the function/unit. Accountable for projects or programs on a multi-functional, national, or regional basis. Work is guided by broad site objectives and corporate policy. Work requires developing solutions, precedents, and/or policies. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and sets goals to achieve objectives. Establishes long-term plans/objectives and recommends changes to policies. Develops department budgets and goals. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in critical delay in schedules and/or unit operation and may also have a company-wide affect. Provides direct supervision to others, or indirect through subordinate supervisors, and coordinates the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Reviews employees’ performance and recommends employee compensation; coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary. Provides final approval for subordinate managers’/supervisors’ salary and performance recommendations. Builds cross-functional relationships where persuasive skills, negotiation skills, and considerable tact are required to gain support. Interacts regularly with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers. Maintains positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization.

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

Manages a team of professionals providing expertise in engineering operations in support of production business units. Manages engineering projects for development and production. Responsibilities include providing project definition and metrics, resource allocation, budget development and management, schedule management, task prioritization, contingency planning, project and program review. Communicates progress and results to senior management and customers. Works with Corporate and other Technical Managers to develop and maintain a process for determining which projects to staff based on customer demands and industry trends. Manages a team of professionals whose responsibilities are to work jointly with purchasing to establish and maintain sources of supply for mechanical parts and assemblies to specific criteria of cost and quality. Resolves all technical issues with suppliers, continually looks for ways to reduce part costs and drive continuous quality improvement of purchased material. Works closely with customers’ supply chain management and development organizations. Acts as internal consultant in CDM application systems & processes to all sites regionally/globally. Provides integration support to new sites on CDM applications and processes. Develops solutions based upon existing knowledge, and leveraging industry and other sites capabilities. Ensures we are providing best of breed solutions in areas such as product/engineering data exchange, data issues resolutions, data setup integrity and customers data collaboration. Assists in contract negotiations with SCM and Engineering management. Represents CDM and supports all sites in NPI/NCI/Bid process development and execution. Assists/Leads the Design and development of global CDM strategies, identifying gaps between current and best practices internally and externally. Leads cross-functional global teams including consultants and vendors to develop leading edge solutions. Manages, leads, and develops group of CDM employees.

  • Engineering Foundation Competencies
  • Understanding of co

    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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