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Sourcing Analyst, Material Costing and Awards

Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 108331 
Remote Position: Hybrid
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 

Our Global Supply Chain operates as a unified virtual system with our customers and suppliers by acting as seamless extensions of their operations. We offer customized, flexible and integrated supply chain solutions, supported by a global technology platform and a dedicated, market-focused team.


We are currently seeking a Analyst, Material Costing and Awards based out of Toronto for a one year contract. 



  • Maintains global and/or regional responsibility for a complex commodity or group of commodities for price/value determination, product and/or service negotiations, terms and conditions, supplier relationship development and performance. 
  • Develops and executes a procurement strategy for commodity or services including competitive benchmarking, technology direction, supplier analysis, development, selection and pricing strategy.
  • Responsible for all product or service sourcing. 
  • Participates in the Customer Materials Commitment process through collection of materials pricing and Customer BOM analysis. 
  • Conducts customer bids within the response time objectives. 
  • Responsible for supplier performance reviews including performance reviews, business development and supplier awards programs. 
  • Has frequent interaction and negotiation with senior executives of industry-leading multi-national companies. 
  • Provides support to their internal customers.  
  • Provides product cost support for products in assigned geographies. 
  • Prepares bids including generation of BOM, cost analysis, negotiate with suppliers, and present bids to management.
  • Data Pipeline: Gather required data, organize and manage the data, clean and prepare for modelling.
  • Data Analysis: Design, develop and deploy Machine Learning Models for consumption by Business users.
  • Story Telling: Develop dashboards and recurring reports to translate data & information into insight.
  • Updates material prices database, analyze bill of materials for competitiveness and customer compliance, review with management. 
  • Provides guidance to less experienced Commodity Management staff. 
  • Provides guidance to counterparts at the sites to ensure process compliance.


  • Broad knowledge of the marketplace conditions for the area of specialization including industry pricing, technology and supply/demand trends.
  • Working knowledge of Celestica’s global supply chain including strategic policies and objectives.
  • Strong knowledge of basic computer applications and the ability to learn and use multiple applications specific to this department including ERP and office systems.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures.
  • Understanding of specific customer needs.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to consolidate, manipulate and analyze large quantities of data.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Proficient development and working knowledge of Power BI required
  • Develop and manage Business Intelligence data, and strategies
  • Familiarity with visualization products such as PowerBI or Tableau.
  • The ability to quickly familiarize yourself with new languages, tools, frameworks, and to stay informed on developments in ML techniques and technologies




  • Three to Five years of relevant experience.



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Commerce), or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Supply Chain Management designation preferred

This position involves technologies regulated by the Canadian government's "Controlled Goods Program". Candidates MUST be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Job offers will be conditional upon candidates undergoing a successful security screening per the Controlled Goods Regulations



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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