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 Commodity Management Manager based out of our Hong Kong office.
Maintains global or regional responsibility for a strategic and / or high dollar commodity or group of commodities, for price / value determination, product and / or service negotiations, terms and conditions.
Develops and implements a procurement strategy for the commodities they manage including competitive, technology direction, supplier analysis, development and selection, and pricing strategy.
Acts as primary interface with Celestica’s suppliers for all relationship management, contract negotiation issues, establishing business framework for transactions, performance reviews, business development and supplier awards programs.
Sources all products and services, maintaining a continuity of supply, while delivering the lowest cost component or service solution.
Leads the Commodity Council Corporate negotiation teams, individually as required or the Customer Material Commitment process through materials pricing and Customer BOM analysis.
Provides site direction and performance reporting for cost analysis to senior management.
Assists in team development and planning, recruitment / first line candidate selection and screening, developing training plan for new employees, mentoring new employees.
Leads negotiations for high impact commodities, providing guidance on negotiations strategy and negotiations planning, developing a commodity strategy, and presenting / communicating consistent messages to suppliers.
Has frequent interactions and negotiations with senior executives of industry leading multi-national companies.
Manages the Global Commodity Negotiation process, ensuring accurate forecasting and pricing accuracy.
Manages data flow for pricing fluctuations in the market and utilizes analytical tools including development and maintenance of Commodity Management systems applications.
Conducts strategic analysis on pricing, the market, suppliers, customers, competitors, contracts and long-term agreements.
May act as site liaison to manage critical shortages, develop strategies on constrained commodities and represent the site, manage related systems changes that have broad effects on execution of purchasing responsibilities.
Drives process improvement, leads development of IT tools for group, defines business processes and implements new tools / processes.
Performs bid activity for sensitive / highly visible complex bids.
Extensive knowledge of the marketplace conditions for a broad range of strategic commodities including industry pricing, technology and supply / demand trends.
Working knowledge of Celestica’s global supply chain including strategic policies and objectives.
Broad knowlege of the marketplace conditions for the area of specialization, including industry pricing technology and supply / demand trends.
Experienced in negotiating contracts, stocking programs, LT reductions activities and supplier development initiatives
Strong problem solving and conflict management skills
Effective communication, both written and verbal
Track record of challenging the status quo, adopting rational and fact-based resolutions and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
Ability to work independently with strong sense of responsibility and urgency
Strong desire to learn; eager to take on dynamic challenges
COMPANY OVERVIEW :
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.