Celestica enables the world’s best brands. Through our unrivalled customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in numerous markets to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges.
A leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development from the drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services.
We are currently seeking a Commodity Management Associate based in our Suzhou office.
Maintains regional or global responsibility for a specific commodity or group of commodities for price / value determination, sourcing, negotiations, terms & conditions and supplier relationship development.
Quotes and negotiates all products and services quarterly.
Develops cost of customer bids within response time objectives.
Supports bid activities by interacting with the site teams to compile and deliver the material commitment to the customer.
Participates in Commodity Council Corporate negotiation team and / or the Customer Materials Commitment process by providing material pricing and data analysis.
Conducts Quarterly Business Reviews with top suppliers and review customer BOMs for quarterly commits.
Coordinates any supplier communication.
Reviews and resolves issues on supplier performance feedback, supplier report card and bids.
Supports the site SCM buying teams in times of product shortage or suppliers not meeting performance requirements including escalation within the supplier and alternative source development / recommendations.
Supports customers to resolve quality, serviceability and performance related issues for products or bid activities.
Consolidates, tabulates, analyzes and reports on various commitment and performance metrics.
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.
Working knowledge of the marketplace conditions for the area of specialization including industry pricing, technology and supply / demand trends.
Strong systems skills, including common office platforms such as MS Office and Access, along with have strong analytical skills.
Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
Basic understanding of specific customer needs.
Good communication, 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.
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.