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Dell Senior Analyst, Purchasing in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia

Senior Analyst, 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 a Senior Analyst, Purchasing on our Materials & Procurement 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 basic knowledge within their commodity area and a focus on more complex high value purchases, develops and fosters cooperative relationships while analyzing situations accurately and developing effective courses of action.

  • Participates as a member of cross-functional teams and works across lines of business and functions to manage the cost of purchased materials against current standard cost and supports specific programs while uncovering material availability issues, technical matters, ideas and recommendations.

  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for a variety of goods, services and materials as well as executing short range goals and following through on savings opportunities.

  • Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and assists in analyzing vendor responses to performance.

  • Manages purchasing role in supporting technology plans and managing data requirements as well as other various tools, requirements, specifications, quality levels, delivery, cost, risk and data integrity, while understanding procurement tools. Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance.

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 4-6 years of related experience in Procurement / Planning.

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

  • Good communication, interpersonal & organizational skills.

  • Good working knowledge of driving demand / supply balancing via negotiation with various cross functional team in planning, marketing and procurement.

  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Excel & data analysis.

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in the related field

  • Able to work under high pressure with minimal supervision.