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HR Business Specialist

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Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 39910 
Region: Asia 
Country: China 
State/Province: Shanghai 
City:  Shanghai 

Detailed Description:
Incumbents apply in-depth knowledge in a specific area of specialization. Work is performed within established professional standards and practices. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors and a considerable degree of judgement. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the division’s/department’s operations, schedules, and/or performance goals. Works under minimum Supervision. Seeks approval from others on matters outside of job/role scope. Receives instruction on specific assignment objectives and possible solutions. Unusual problems are solved jointly with manager. Work is reviewed for application of sound technical judgment. May lead a work group or project team consisting of technical and support staff. Builds internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal service.

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

Acts as the first point of contact for business partners, managers, and employees seeking advice and counsel on all workforce matters. In unionized sites provides administration of the bargained agreement between the Company and Union including grievances. Serves as co-bargaining agent for the location and is responsible for training and providing guidance to local management with regard to contractual obligations and/or interpretation of the local contract. Conducts research in support of company positions for contract negotiations. Administers processes, policies, and programs related to compensation, training & development, benefits, staffing, and employee relations. Communicates program changes to management team and to employees. Consult with management team regarding legal and regulatory impact of program changes. Oversees the corrective action process for site. Conducts internal investigations regarding possible violations of codes of conduct. Interviews participants, reviews evidence, and makes recommendations based on results. Reviews termination recommendations to determine legal / regulatory exposure. Consults with expert legal counsel if necessary. Works with management team to ensure effective performance management and culture building practices are in place. Emphasizes the use of direction setting, feedback/coaching, communication strategies, people development and differentiation of pay. Partners with site leadership to effect change and effectively serve as a change agent by managing the development, implementation and continuous improvement of programs to enhance employee satisfaction, improve morale, positively impact retention and assure alignment with corporate values and policies. Ensures compliance to corporate policies, governmental regulations and laws. Keeps abreast of legislative decisions, changes in employment laws and regulations to limit legal exposure and liability.


  • Significant knowledge of government legislation impacting the practice of human resources management.
  • Significant knowledge of company HR and Payroll policies and practices, labor movement, arbitration proceedings.
  • In-depth knowledge of HRIS software and report writing.
  • Good public presentation skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal customers.
  • Ability to evaluate multiple highly detailed tasks, determine priorities and organize work in a manner that allows for timely completion of projects.
  • Ability to manage sensitive employee information in a confidential manner.
  • Knowledge of computer applications and the ability to accurately perform tasks in some or all o

Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.6 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 13 countries with 26,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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