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Celestica HR Business Manager in Kaysone Phomvihane, Thailand

Req ID: 120685

Remote Position: No

Region: Asia

Country: Lao PDR

State/Province: Savannakhet

City: Kaysone Phomvihane

General Overview

Functional Area: HRM - Human Resources

Career Stream: HBP - HR Business Partner

Role: Manager 2

Job Title: HR Business Manager 2

Job Code: MG2-HRM-BUS

Band: Level 10

Direct/Indirect Indicator: Indirect


HR Lead for a site/business unit(s) within a country having from 400 to 1,000 employees, or supporting multiple countries or multiple locations within a country (2 or more). Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate team leaders and professional employees performing diverse roles. This includes establishing three to five year plans/objectives, and developing policies for the function/unit. Accountable for dept results and for activities or projects involving multi-functional teams. Work requires application of in-depth knowledge of professional standards and precedents in area of specialty. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and sets goals to achieve objectives. Establishes and recommends changes to policies. Develops or assists in the development of department budgets and goals. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules. Provides direct supervision to others, or indirect through subordinate supervisors, and coordinates the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Makes hiring and firing decisions. Reviews employees performance and recommends employee compensation; coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary. Provides final approval for subordinate managers/supervisors salary and performance recommendations. Builds cross-functional relationships where persuasive skills, negotiation skills, and considerable tact are required to gain support. Interacts directly with subordinates and peer groups; interfaces with senior managers on issues related to the area of expertise. Maintains positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization #LI-CB1#

Detailed Description

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

  • Responsible for human resource management and labor relationsissues within a site. This includes overall union-management relations, and negotiating and implementing local agreements.

  • Provides advice, counsel, direction and training to the management team and managers on any business issue that has employee or organizational impact on company personnel practices, procedures, and initiatives, including interpreting the intent and meaning of the contractual obligations with the Union.

  • Represents the company as Bargaining Agent at local labor negotiations.

  • Develops local bargaining strategy and prepares company positions and responses.

  • Works directly with companys attorneys in preparation of arbitration and/or afffirmative action cases.

  • Ensures consistent application of policies and procedures for recruiting, rewarding, retaining, recognizing and developing people within a site.

  • Provides employee relations consultation services to General Manager, management and employees.

  • Develops, recommends, implements and maintains performance management programs and ensures consistent and timely application.

  • Provides coaching and makes recommendations to managers/supervisors for performance development and corrective action.

  • Conducts internal investigations of acts of employee misconduct including interviewing, gathering evidence, consulting legal council, making recommendations and documenting findings.

  • Provides performance program reporting.

  • Partners with site senior management team to implement organizational change interventions—e.g., restructuring, reengineering, automating. Conducts ongoing skill competencies, knowledge and talent needs assessment.

  • Develops or obtains specific training programs designed to meet the site's needs. Implements and directs staffing strategies which ensure attracting and retaining high caliber talent within and outside the site.

  • Manages the rollout of Corporate Human Resources Programs at the site level—e.g. Compensation and Benefits policies, guidelines, and programs; PDP, CTI, Employee Survey rollout program, Talent Management and Values Awareness programs.


  • In-depth knowledge of government regulations.

  • Extensive knowledge of labor laws and experience in Labor Relations

  • Knowledge in Customer Satisfaction initiatives

  • Extensive knowledge of World Class Manufacturing processes and Six Sigma strategies.

  • Experience with HRIS systems.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal customers.

  • Ability to evaluate multiple highly detailed tasks, determine priorities and organize work in a manner that allows for timely completion of projects.

  • Ability to manage sensitive employee information in a confidential manner.

  • Knowledge of computer applications and the ability to accurately perform tasks in some or all of the following applications: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and Visio.

  • Ability to effectively organize and motivate team members with a diverse group of skill sets.

Typical Experience

  • Seven to ten 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.

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. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


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.