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Celestica Supply Chain Manager - Supplier Delivery in Oradea, Romania

Req ID: 117944

Remote Position: No

Region: Europe

Country: Romania

State/Province: Oradea

City: Oradea

General Overview

Functional Area: SCM - Supply Chain Management

Career Stream: SCM - Supply Chain Management

Role: Manager 1

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager 1

Job Code: MG1-SCM

Band: Level 09

Direct/Indirect Indicator: Indirect


Celestica’s SupplyFlex strategy aims to improve supply chain flexibility by reducing supplier lead times and enabling Supplier Managed Inventory (SMI/VMI) programs. The position is accountable for delivery of the Global SupplyFlex. Success is achieved via leadership in the areas of target setting, collaboration across teams, functions and with suppliers tools and training.

Detailed Description

  • Responsible for Celestica's global Flexibility performance measured as the percent of spend on a SupplyFlex program.

  • Conceive, deploy and manage new strategies to achieve desired results.

  • Advises senior management of process issues, opportunities and recommends action plans.

  • Establishes annual targets and achieves global network consensus on functional targets to support plan.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to determine part strategies and map out actions to achieve flexibility (on board to existing agreement or pursue new agreements with suppliers).

  • Identifies opportunities to grow the program by site, commodity and customer to ensure cadence to year end target.

  • Reports progress to senior leadership and updates all scorecards to keep stakeholders aligned.

  • Coordinates efforts of experts, department staff and site staff to remove roadblocks on a priority basis.

  • Engages with Celestica’s legal team relative to Supplier Agreements for the purpose of managing priorities, understanding obstacles to closure and to ensure correct interpretation of agreed terms.

  • Schedules and chairs quarterly SupplyFlex Steering Council and regular site and /or commodity specific meetings; notes actions and monitors closure.

  • Provides technical guidance and mentors global Flexibility network.

  • Assesses educational needs and skills at a site level to identify key areas that require education programs.


  • Good understanding of global business environment and Customers’ business.

  • Broad knowledge of global supply chain, manufacturing business, material planning and financial measurements.

  • Working knowledge of flexibility processes, applications and system integration.

  • Strong knowledge of IT concepts, software and integrated business applications including Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Power BI and Rapid Response

  • Strong knowledge of Adult Education techniques

  • Excellent facilitation, communications and presentation skills.

  • Strong cross-functional project and team leadership skills.

  • Ability to identify and resolve complex process/system problems using financial, analytical and statistical models.

  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.

  • Strong relationship building, negotiating, problem resolution, consensus building, listening and collaboration skills.

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.

Typical Experience

  • Six to eight years

Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Business, Engineering, IT or Materials), 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.