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Front End Procurement, Value Engineering - Austin, TX

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Job ID R76373 Date posted Jun. 03, 2019

Front End Procurement-Value Engineer (Technical Program Manager)


Competitive salary

Austin Texas


Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a  Value Engineering team member on our Front End Procurement team in Austin.

With a global remit, our Technical Program Management professionals lead cross-functional product design teams to develop and introduce game-changing new products and solutions. It’s about making sure we offer customers the right features, experience, quality, schedule, cost, continuity of supply, service capability and financials. And when products and solutions are in development, it’s about driving everything from definition through to planning, development and launch across global development centers and multiple lines of business. The team is also crucial to getting shipping right. All in all, it is a fascinating and incredibly varied area.
Key Responsibilities

  • - Develop and communicate at all org levels Next Generation Dell Technologies Server Electrical Value Engineering bottoms up pre-concept through product development cost analysis
  • - Drive product cost optimization through product development, procurement and product teardown activities and teams.
  • - Maintain program cost analysis schedule milestone alignment with Program Management and core teams.
  • - Interface with many other procurement teams to develop Server component and system level cost analysis


Essential Requirements

  • 12+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (EE); or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Product Design/Engineering
  • Strong program management skills
  • Strong strategic & influencer skills to guide X-functional teams in the appropriate direction


Desirable Requirements

  • 12+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (EE); or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Procurement and/or Engineering

  • Existing knowledge of overall design cycle, landscape, and driving cross functional alignment

  • Knowledge of existing electrical and/or mechanical technologies and processes

  • Fundamental understanding of Design For Cost/Value avoidance

  • Strong program management skills

  • Strong strategic & influencer skills to guide X-functional teams in the appropriate direction

  • Familiarity with x86 technologies


Benefits
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.

If you are ready to take ownership of ambitious and ground-breaking technical programs, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.



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