Dell Manager 2, Purchasing in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia
Places purchase orders, works with suppliers and works with the appropriate organizations for new and existing materials, goods and services.
Manages corporate indirect spend within their category or regional area(s).
Presenting recommendations to leadership, managing the quarterly standard setting process within a specific category/area, negotiating agreements, partnering with the business to understand sourcing needs and to establish and drive cost savings targets.
Ensuring that the company receives best in class pricing for like goods and services, leveraging terms, conditions, and volumes where appropriate.
Designs/aligns overall organizational structure of functional area.
Anticipates customer's requirements; manages business flow to meet needs accountable for results, responsible for establishing goals and objectives for the work group.
Assembles resources and manages timelines/deadlines.
Manages the daily activities of individual contributors.
Develops and provides challenging yet appropriate assignments, evaluates work, communicates progress toward career development and goals.
Negotiate, manage, and review contractual arrangements while ensuring compliance at local, regional, and worldwide levels.
Proven collaboration and interpersonal skills required to build, support, and participate in cross functional or global category teams.
Responsible for developing and maintaining high level contact with strategic and reliable suppliers to effectively achieve cost, availability, and strong supplier management relationships.
Identify new suppliers as necessary and determine the optimal set of providers for goods and services.
Keep informed of key industry and market information including category specific trends, market conditions, and best in class suppliers.
Typically 10+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Typically requires 2+ years managerial/leadership experience.
Ability to work effectively with senior management.