Dell Analyst, Purchasing in Taipei, Taiwan

  • Coordinates and integrates the flow of materials and information among suppliers, operations/manufacturing, distributors and customers.

  • Conducts and/or manages strategic supply chain analysis to identify and recommend opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain.

  • Works closely with other functional areas to develop supply chains for new and existing products.

  • Manages global system product transitions to minimize excess and obsolete material.

  • Coordinates activities globally to prevent material shortages and react quickly to material shortages.

  • Works with regional demand teams to plan pre-production and production materials.

  • Partners with Global Commodity Managers for product sourcing decisions.

  • Represents procurement on product development teams to ensure “design to value” analysis is done throughout product lifecycle and help manage/reduce supply chain complexity.

  • Provides procurement expertise to ensure optimized supply chain strategies and business plans are in place for assigned products and to ensure best cost and COS.

  • Leads World-Wide Procurement and regional extended teams to ensure risk mitigation plan is in place for any identified supply chain risks.

  • Tracks procurement deliverables within Phase Review Process. Responsible for key service level metrics and performance.

  • Drives s supply chain cost reduction initiatives.

  • Negotiates supplier cost reductions.

  • Prepares cost forecasts and business reviews. Responsible for domestic and international delivery processes.

  • Manages supplier to Global Inventory Control Policy.

  • database and material return to suppliers on a timely basis (where applicable).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With basic knowledge of commodity areas, purchasing, product return processes and specific role related activities, develops and fosters cooperative relationships while analyzing situations accurately and developing effective courses of action Participates as a member of cross-functional teams to manage cost of returned materials against current quarterly supplier pricing, occasionally obtaining price quotes for materials and services

  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for a variety of goods, services and materials Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and follows up with vendors regarding order status

  • Manages supplier's performance as well as internal requirements such as accurately completing purchasing documentation

  • Manages delivery, purchasing ROI, system data integrity and supply chain risk Keeps interested departments advised with respect to lead-time and delivery of critical material or products

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above

  • Major in Business, Engineering, or any other analytically intensive field (preferred but not strictly required)

  • Fluent in English and Chinese

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills