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Celestica Director, Global Commodity Management in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Req ID: 62329

Country: Hong Kong

State/Province: Hong Kong

City: Hong Kong

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 Director, Global Commodity Management to join our global team based in Hong Kong to lead our supplier selection & development, commodity management / engineering, and materials cost-reduction initiatives across our business. The successful candidate will have significant experience managing Thermal / Power Solutions and designing supply chain solutions and initiatives. The incumbent will lead efforts of multiple support organizations globally to ensure a successful engagement with Celestica’s sites and business segments.


  • Manages a group of commodity management. Responsible for BTP Commodities such as Power and Thermal components and purchasing responsibility and services.

  • Maintains region responsibility for developing procurement policies and successful implementation of procedures to ensure a strategic purchasing function. Leads negotiations for commodities managed by the team.

  • Establishes corporate targets and provides direction to managers in the areas of global pricing, terms and conditions, supplier programs, and monitoring of supplier performance.

  • Has regular interaction and participates in negotiations with senior executives of industry leading multinational companies. Develops strong relationships with key suppliers' senior management.

  • Provides targets and direction in worldwide product sources process.

  • Provides direction in the development and execution of procurement strategies for the group of components or services including competitive benchmarking, technology direction, supplier analysis, supplier development and selection and pricing strategies for BTP commodities such as Power and Thermal components or services.

  • Manages the implementation of strategic SCM initiatives. Maintains materials cost responsibility.


  • Minimum fourteen years in Related Field or Industry

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Engineering or Economics (MBA Preferred) or combination of education and experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of the marketplace conditions for a broad range of Build To Print commodities such as Power & Thermal and industry pricing, technology, supply/demand and emerging trends.

  • Excellent understanding of global business environment and Customers business, organization, products and processes.

  • Strong knowledge of engineering concepts and financial analysis.

  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem resolution skills. Ability to lead complex negotiations effectively.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

  • Ability to interface with many international sites to establish strong working relationships and cooperation to achieve objectives

  • Significant skills required with regard to multi-tasking and time management

  • Ability to effectively lead, manage, train and motivate a diverse group of managers and employees

  • Travel requirements: up to 20%


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.