Dell Global Supply Management Senior Advisor in Shanghai, China

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Responsible for global supply planning for their specific platform/commodity area. Ensures sourcing efforts meet business goals and objectives. Engages activities related to product delivery specifications, and quality. Develops and maintains working relationships with global internal/external supply chain partners.

Job duty

· Develops worldwide materials strategies.

· Develops, manages, and implements key projects to achieve strategic initiatives.

· Tracks worldwide supplier delivery performance.

· Develops supply COS performance matrix, measures the performance against matrix, and identifies improvement opportunities.

· Responsible for high complexity commodity/platform.

· Works closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure product availability at product launch.

· Works directly with suppliers or tier 2 supplier if required to assure capacity and continuity of supply for specific components.

· Coordinates global supply with regional procurement.

· Balances available supply globally against regional requirements.

· Performs long-range capacity analysis for their commodity.

· Coordinates Quarterly Business Review (QBR) or Ops Review process.

· Works closely with regional buyers to regulate supplier mix of total available market (TAM).

· Manages component transitions globally to minimize excess and obsolete inventory (E&O).

· Works with functional leaders to perform analysis and identify areas for performance improvement.

· Works with regional demand team to validate the global demand and recommend demand shipping if required.

Knowledge · Technical · Professional · Business Acumen

Ÿ In-depth disciplinary knowledge; leverages business acumen and subject matter expertise.

  • Provides deep subject matter expertise, advice and program delivery.

  • Contributes to the development of new techniques and plans within area of expertise.

Ÿ In-depth understanding of Dell goals, customer requirements and knowledge of competitor practices.

Ÿ Thorough understanding of Dell business priorities, strategy and direction.

Ÿ Thorough understanding and management of customer business needs and expectations.

· Manages projects and program execution.

Problem Solving

Ÿ Works on abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables.

  • Integrates trends, data and information into plans, deliverables and recommendations.

Ÿ Develops innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis that improve business performance and contribute to corporate goals and strategic intent.

  • Opportunity/risk analyses

Ÿ Anticipates operational, program, and implementation issues and develops preventative measures.

· Adapts projects, programs or methods based on customer or business partner feedback.


Ÿ Work is guided by business plans for the discipline.

  • Actively participates in setting area objectives to meet plans.

  • Escalates matters of business risk.

  • Influences others through their professional/technical expertise.

Ÿ Manages critical projects, customer engagements or business processes.

  • Guides completion of major projects or customer engagements.

· Allocates work and mentors others.


Ÿ Contributes to the area through delivery of end results and contribution to planning for the area.

Ÿ Provides thought leadership, guidance and advice in own field.

Works across the organization to effectively obtain and allocate resources to complete programs and projects on time.

Ÿ Adapts communication techniques for audiences at multiple internal and external levels.

  • Presents facts and information to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions.

  • Delegates clearly and comfortably.

· Manage vendor relationships at senior management level


-10+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

· Advanced supply change management skills.

· Advanced ability to execute demand supply resolution issues.

· Advanced materials requirement planning analysis skills.

· Advanced capacity planning skills.

· Advanced supplier management skills.

· Advanced market research and trend analysis skills.