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Dell Packaging Global Commodity Manager in Austin, Texas

Packaging Global Commodity Manager

Job Description

Responsible for developing Packaging sourcing strategies and recommendations, making improvements to existing sourcing arrangements. Also, is responsible for global Packaging supplier price negotiations/contracting. Drives Dell and suppliers to develop process improvements to maximize asset velocity and to reduce Dell's total cost of ownership. Manages their specific commodity area as a business, with responsibility for improving quality, cost, availability, technology/ Time to Volume, and service. Also, implements Dell's strategic procurement initiatives with their suppliers to improve Dell and supplier processes to achieve these goals. Drive annual saving and meet target

Education background and Work experience

Minimum: Bachelor Degree Preferred: MBA, operations related master degree Experience: with 713 years industry experience in procurement/High Tech or Packaging company


Strong leadership and team building skills and the ability to organize a high performance global commodity team. Program/project management skills and the ability to gain respect of cross functional organization Skilled at influencing others (at different levels of management) Advanced strategic planning skills ·Advanced understanding of current trends in specific commodity industries Strong analytical thinking, advanced excel, problem solving skills and ability to analyze complex sourcing decisions Materials requirements plan analysis skills Supplier management and Risk management skills Capacity planning, and Component level supply chain analysis skills Contract development and negotiation skills Price/cost Analysis Market research and trend analysis skills Financial analysis skills