Dell Global Commodity Management Sr. Advisor in Austin, Texas

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Global Commodity Management Sr. Advisor on our Supply Chain team in Austin, TX area.

A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. Commodity Management within Materials and Procurement develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for suppliers or commodities. We use our in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets to negotiate supplier agreements and contracts with optimum pricing and terms. We also harness our understanding of commodity qualities, transportation options, risk management and supply chain evaluation models to develop optimal commodity management strategies.

Responsibilities

.Responsible for managing L11 parts sourcing strategy with multiple suppliers and part numbers with minimal direction

.Develops strategies to improve overall supplier performance, gain strategic and executive alignment for supplier recommendations and ensure the commodity team strategy meets internal business objectives

.Drives resolutions for .within the supplier and negotiates product cost and contracts, involving executives as appropriate

Identifies and implements opportunities for cost savings optimization

.Challenges supply chain norms to generate out of the box opportunities for cost savings and supply chain optimization and implements as appropriate

Performs and communicates supply chain cost forecasting or revenue opportunities based on trend analysis and market conditions

Requirements

.8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6+ years with a Master’s degree

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

.Strong presentation and persuasion skills with an ability to clearly communicate across all levels of the organization

.Excellent negotiation, contract development and supplier management skills

Preferences

.Hyperscale / cloud / data center hardware experience

.Previous experience working with or for a contract manufacturer or structural component manufacturer

.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple suppliers (30+) and SKUs (200+)

Benefits

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.

If you can combine polished negotiating skills with strong market knowledge, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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