Dell Commodity Management Advisor in Austin, Texas

What gives Dell our competitive advantage? It’s our ability to achieve cost savings as we operate at the cutting edge of technology. Working in an environment that’s as complex as it is critical, our Buyer team within Materials and Procurement manages a group of indirect categories, such as real estate, marketing material, supplies or software. We use our in-depth knowledge and experience to develop strategic relationships with external suppliers as well as with key stakeholders. Our role also includes leading contract negotiations, managing risk, driving cost-saving initiatives and implementing strategic sourcing best practices.

Role responsibilities include

Provides project support, cost management and development support of commodity supplier strategy

Drives RFQ process to determine recommended supplier selection finalists and leads the supplier selection process

Supports or leads the establishment of current business requirements and service strategy as applicable

Drives suppliers to improve their scorecard performance and reports supplier performance as required while also driving the analysis and negotiation of product provides project support, cost management and development support of commodity supplier strategy

Drives RFQ process to determine recommended supplier selection finalists and leads the supplier selection process

Supports or leads the establishment of current business requirements and service strategy as applicable

Drives suppliers to improve their scorecard performance and reports supplier performance as required while also driving the analysis and negotiation of product costs and contracts

Develops and maintains supplier relationships while resolving issues across functions

Responsible to develop and maintain contact with key suppliers

Requires

Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant supply chain experience

Ability to develop and apply project management techniques

In-depth customer knowledge to provide appropriate solutions

Knowledge of industry and business principles and processes

Expanding knowledge of related disciplinary areas and broad knowledge within own specialty discipline

Analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations/ problems using multiple sources of information

Understanding and foresees implications of decisions

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

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