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Customer Program Management Specialist

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 107789 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Arizona 
City:  Tucson 


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.


Detailed Description:

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

  • Works as a member of team responsible for day-to-day activities of customer accounts to ensure that product deliveries are on time and that projects/programs are on schedule/develop action plans to correct out of plan conditions.

  • With guidance from more experienced team members manages customer account profitability; forecasting, planning and monitoring efficiency and execution of strategies.

  • Strong participation in pricing/bid preparation and the development and management of contract terms.

  • Manages and monitors customer satisfaction day to day and formally (customer surveys, self assessments, complaint management, problem resolution, satisfaction management).

  • Communicates frequently with customers to help ensure satisfaction with the company and the products.

  • Co-ordinates and hosts regular/as needed program tracking meetings with the customer and internal account team members to ensure ongoing communication and up-to-date progress/status reporting occurs.

  • Receives and resolves customer issues and complaints. Monitors the impact on inventory of order changes.

  • Provides performance reporting and analysis for monthly Operations Reviews and quarterly Customer Performance Reviews.

  • Works with cost engineering, finance and SCM staff to coordinate efforts to analyze costs and price variances.



  • In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process, schedules and scheduling requirements, and SCM.

  • In-depth knowledge of the business issues associated with manufacturing PCBs.

  • In-depth knowledge of product pricing, contracts and contract negotiations.

  • Thorough understanding of business risks and price make up ( Value add and Materials )

  • Excellent customer contact, negotiation and problem resolution skills.

  • Good presentation, database management and computer skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple, detailed projects to a successful end while working under tight time deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a diverse group of employees to achieve high production within tight time deadlines.


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.

  • Above demands are carried out within the local existing Health and Safety guidelines


Typical Experience:

  • Three to six years of relevant experience


Typical Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Educational requirements may vary by geography.



This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

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.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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