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Dell Advisor, Purchasing in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia

Advisor, Purchasing

Bukit Mertajam, Penang

Our products drive human progress. Our Purchasing team drives the progress of our supply systems. We lead strategic and operational commodity teams, while developing supplier strategy, long-range plans and the optimization of the global supply chain. Our remit includes setting delivery performance goals and implementing procurement initiatives and process improvements. We also oversee the planning and obtaining of materials, components, equipment and services for all parts of the business, including checking requisitions, developing new supply sources and ensuring best quality at best value from third parties.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as an Advisor, Purchasing on our Purchasing team in Bukit Mertajam, Penang .

What you’ll achieve

As an Advisor, you will plan and releases purchase orders to secure materials and services on an "as needed" basis, identifies primary and secondary source suppliers for materials and services, develops and administers purchasing improvement programs, responsible for E&O management and mitigation, develops long-term relationships with senior management of strategic suppliers for materials, services and technology, may be responsible for supply chain management for integrated assemblies, resolves receiving and invoice discrepancies and manages applicable metrics within the job scope, maintains accuracy of procurement database and material return to suppliers on a timely basis.

You will:

  • Submits Request for Quote (RFQ) and analyzes responses on Total Cost of Ownership basis. Evaluates supplier’s performance (price, on-time delivery, quality, lead-time, TAM) and prepares feedback. May monitor factory level execution according to allocations.

  • With intermediate knowledge of their commodity area as well as advanced knowledge of financial and business analysis and leadership capabilities, develops and fosters cooperative relationships to analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action while conducting supplier business reviews, visiting suppliers, gaining process knowledge and investigating information on new technologies.

  • Acts as a key point of contact in organizes or leading cross-functional teams to manage cost of purchased materials against current standard cost while actively participating in events focused on product pull within the supply base and identification of new sources of materials and services when needed.

  • Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and proactively ensures the supply base is managing material levels while evaluating vendor performance and presenting findings to management.

  • Manages internal requirements, specifications, quality, delivery, cost, risk, data integrity, use of procurement tools, supplier portals and on-line auctions while overseeing the most effective return processes and costs for defective material. Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance; identifies and develops qualified suppliers as appropriate.

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • At least 6-8 years of related experience in purchasing or supply chain.

  • Solid ability to track supply and availability of components, materials and or services.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and analytical ability.

  • Possesses operational command of the business.

  • Strong organizational skills and communication skills.

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

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