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 Commodity Council Corporate negotiation teams or individually.
Participates in the Customer Materials Commitment process through collection of materials pricing and Customer BOM analysis.
Acts as primary contact for site or customer support.
Quotes and negotiates quarterly all products or major services either regionally or globally.
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 to resolve quality, serviceability and performance related issues.
Identifies the supply vs.demand for all allocated products and communicate the proportioning of these items by geography and customer.
Consolidates and escalates all critical shortages and resolves issues.
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.
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.
Knowledge / Skills / Competencies :
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.
Knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures.
Basic 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.
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.