Dell Senior Analyst Purchasing in Cork, Ireland

Senior Analyst Purchasing

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We recognize that over 100,000 employees across six continents have different interests and aspirations. We inspire, challenge and respect each and every one of them, every day. And we provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Senior Analyst on our Procurement team in Ovens, Cork.


  • Develops and fosters cooperative relationships while analysing 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 analysing 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

  • May monitor factory level execution according to allocations.

  • 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

Essential Requirements

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Highly organised and ability to multi task

  • Communication skills

  • Bachelors (Non – Tech) or equivalent or relevant experience

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in a planning/production control or similar materials role


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.