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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 Advisor, Purchasing on our Purchasing team in Bukit Mertajam, Penang .

What you’ll achieve

Dell’s is one of the Best Run Supply Chain’s in the world - renowned for its efficiency and speed of execution. Dell pioneered the Dell Direct Model enabled by a supply chain that generated significant cost and speed efficiencies. Over the last few years, Dell has enabled numerous other sales channels including retail and manufacturing with partner ODMs. Dell Supply Chain is getting transformed with multiple modes of manufacturing and fulfillment to service demands from different customer segments.

The key objective is to help Dell’s global operations to streamline processes, cut costs and improve efficiencies. The team has a very strong pool of talent coming from premier schools and industries and possesses diverse expertise and skill sets. It’s the place to be for “work hard, play hard”.

You will:

  • 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 7 years of related experience in purchasing or supply chain

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

  • Solid interpersonal skills & analytical ability

  • Possesses operational command of the business

  • Solid organizational & communication skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’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 ( .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here ( .