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Dell Senior Advisor, Demand Planning in Franklin, Massachusetts

Senior Advisor, Demand Planning

What gives Dell Technologies our competitive advantage? It’s our ability to achieve cost savings as we operate at the cutting edge of technology. Working in an environment that’s as complex as it is critical, our Materials and Procurement team manages a group of indirect categories, such as real estate, marketing material, supplies or software. We use our in-depth knowledge and experience to develop strategic relationships with external suppliers as well as with key stakeholders. Our role also includes leading contract negotiations, managing risk, driving cost-saving initiatives and implementing strategic sourcing best practices.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Senior Advisor, Demand Planning on our Storage Planning team in Massachusetts or remote.

What you’ll achieve

As a Senior Advisor, Demand Planner you will be responsible for the global material plan for the midrange ISG product portfolio. You will work with Sales through the Center of Competence demand planning, Product Line Managers, Procurement and Purchasing to ensure we have the most accurate material plans for North America and the global team. You are responsible for the Material Product Plans for all Midrange storage products including all new product introductions. This role has high visibility within global operations as you will be the planning leader for midrange across the global storage planning organization and will coordinate and communicate product specific planning activities and issues within the organization. This role has high visibility and exposure to both internal and external stakeholders.

You will:

  • Develops system level Manufacturing Production Plans for ISG storage products focusing on NA and WW markets

  • Coordinates with Sales through Center of Competence within NA region

  • Develops new methodologies in forecasting and modeling including the latest statistical forecasting tools

  • Develops working relationships with counterparts in other regions

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:

When you’re working in the fast-moving world of technology, product availability is critical – which makes the availability of raw materials for production critical too. Our Material Planning team provides a controlled flow of materials to meet production requirements. We produce detailed schedules, adapting them if necessary to meet backlog or material shortages, as well as material requirement lists and production plans that balance the demand and supply position of platforms and commodities to optimize product availability and cost. We’re experts at resolving problems with inventory, production schedules or material shortages and recommending procedures to avoid future problems.

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of Dell’s Master Sales Plan Forecast Process.

  • Excellent knowledge of forecast methodologies.

  • Excellent knowledge of financial management concepts, including product line P&L

  • Excellent relationship and team building skills. Leadership skills to provide guidance to less experienced team members

Desirable Requirements

  • Familiarity with ISG storage product lines desired: specifically midrange storage

  • BS in Business or equivalent field. MBA preferred

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 (https://jobs.dell.com/diversity-and-inclusion) .

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 (https://jobs.dell.com/equal-employment-opportunity-policy-statement) .

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