Dell Advisor, Commodity Management in Taipei, Taiwan


  • Lead the team to understand cost structure of a broad supply base and provide cost target based on deep understanding of key trends and market conditions for industry

  • Basic/advanced knowledge on mechanical design and be able to discuss with Engineering team to validate drivers based on design

  • Understand different manufacturing process of mechanical parts and understand the manufacturing drivers (E.g., Cycle time, Yield) through field experiences. Able to discuss with SQE or GOE to validate these drivers

  • Actively participate in commodity industry and trade associations to build depth and breadth of business acumen.

  • Drives Dell and suppliers to develop process improvements to maximize asset velocity and to reduce Dell's total cost of ownership.

  • Also, implements Dell's strategic procurement initiatives with their suppliers to improve Dell and supplier processes to achieve these goals.

  • Build peer and executive (as necessary) relationships across the Business Unit and globally within General Procurement to execute against commodity strategy and drive best practice


  • Strong leadership and team building skills and the ability to organize a high performance global commodity team.

  • Program/project management skills and the ability to gain respect of cross functional organization

  • Skilled at influencing others (at different levels of management)

  • Strong analytical thinking, advanced excel, problem solving skills and ability to analyze complex sourcing decisions

  • Price/cost Analysis

  • Market research and trend analysis skills

  • Good to have field experience and understand the key manufacturing cost drivers

  • Advanced strategic planning skills

  • Education background and Work experienceMinimum: Bachelor Degree major in engineering or managementPreferred: Engineering or operations related master degreeExperience: with 510 years industry experience in engineering/ procurement/High Tech or electronics manufacturing Procurement