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Specialist, Material Pricing

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 105998 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


Celestica's 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 Material Pricing Specialist based out of our Toronto site. 



  • Understand Celestica and Customer requirements and lead projects to ensure to meet Celestica / Customer goals
  • Collaborate and project manage Strategic Sourcing/Commodity Management, Purchasing, Material Costing Teams, Engineering teams, and Financial / Customer Focus Team
  • Manages customer pricing proposals and maintains historical Database of quotes
  • Supports precise price estimating using historical data, as well as ability to estimate pricing of components
  • Coordinates and manages the material cost activity for select customers and/or sites
  • Prepares material pricing independently for new business opportunities (bids) including generation of Bill of Material, cost analysis, negotiation with suppliers, collaboration with Commodity Management and presentation to team leaders and managers.
  • Updates material prices database and analyzes Bill of Material for competitiveness.
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers on RFI tenders.
  • Participates in kick-off meetings and interacts with global customer’s units as well as counterparts in other regions.
  • Audits and analyzes quarterly cost variances. Consolidates, tabulates, analyzes and reports on various commitment and performance metricsSupport data management on opportunities where appropriate



  • Working knowledge of the marketplace conditions for the Energy and Industrial space including industry pricing, technology and supply/demand trends.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical component knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings and electrical specifications.
  • Understanding of the Bill of Material (BOM) structure and hierarchy, and ability to analyze the BOM structure to the supporting engineering data.
  • Knowledge of computer applications (Excel, MS Office) and the ability to learn and use multiple applications specific to this department including ERP (SAP) and office systems.
  • Knowledge of pricing practices and procedures.
  • Has good command in understanding of specific customer needs as it relates to the Industrial space.
  • Strong communication, organization, negotiation and presentation skills
  • 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.
  • Ability to consolidate, manipulate and analyze large quantities of data.Initiate continuous improvement activities and drive for streamline approach to completing repetitive activities
  • Presentation of insights and solutions to opportunity stakeholdersLeadership in the sense of mentorship and teaching


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.
  • Travel may be required.



  • 4 to 6 years relevant experience.



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Business or Engineering), or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience


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. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.



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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