Celestica Buyer in Suzhou, China
Req ID: 74230
Incumbents are fully qualified to execute job/role accountabilities working independently on most aspects of the job. Work is performed within established professional standards and practices. Tasks are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required to complete recurring assignments independently and to determine the best methods to follow to complete assignments. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the division’s/department’s operations, schedules, and/or performance goals. Works under general Supervision. Situations not covered by standard processes, procedures and methods are referred to manager or expert resource. May demonstrate work methods to new employees. Builds internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal service.
Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Procures goods and services in support of the business operations. Acts as the communication link between internal customers, suppliers and external customers on pre-production ramp up and full production volume. Reviews requisitions, contacts vendors, examines bids and initiates contracts. Responsible for the procurement of parts and supplies for new products, existing products and non-production supplies. Initiates purchases driven through MRP process. Assesses when to execute and what order to place based on other factors. Coordinates and manages last time buys for products end of life. Ensures on-time delivery, purchase price variance and inventory management. Tracks forecast accuracy and reports back to appropriate personnel. Updates standard costs for assigned parts. Facilitates quoting and sourcing of parts to improve supply and reduce costs. Acts as primary contact with suppliers, internal and external customers to facilitate problem resolution for assigned material. Addresses and resolves situations such as supply chain shortages, allocations, bad balances, discrepant material and alternate sources of supply. Has responsibility for continuous improvement including data integrity and parameter management. Analyzes variances to determine root cause and implement corrective action. Manages overall relationship with and performance of suppliers. Meets regularly with suppliers to set goals and understand next generation of product offerings. Evaluates supplier performance and helps drive performance improvements. Develops and documents audit procedures and plans for Procurement to ensure compliance to corporate policies and procedures. Ensures audit readiness among all purchasing personnel. Coordinates and conducts internal self-audits and ISO reviews. Action audit findings to clear audit exposures.
Basic knowledge of electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
Knowledge of procurement processes, inventory management and supplier management.
Good knowledge of the types of materials being purchased by the department.
Good negotiation and problem resolution 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.
Strong knowledge of SCM policies, and procedures and ISO standards.
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 ot
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.