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Advisor, Purchasing

Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia

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Job ID R044519 Date posted Nov. 18, 2019

Advisor, Purchasing

Competitive salary

Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia

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 an Advisor, Purchasing on our Materials & Procurement team in Dell APCC2, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Our products drive human progress. Our Purchasing team drives the progress of our supply systems. We lead strategic and operational commodity teams, while developing supplier strategy, long-range plans and the optimization of the global supply chain. Our remit includes setting delivery performance goals and implementing procurement initiatives and process improvements. We also oversee the planning and obtaining of materials, components, equipment and services for all parts of the business, including checking requisitions, developing new supply sources and ensuring best quality at best value from third parties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for a variety of goods, services and materials.
  • Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and assists in analyzing vendor responses to performance.
  • Manages purchasing role in supporting technology plans and managing data requirements as well as other various tools.
  • Global Commodity buyers for Power (PDP/PDUs/Batt), Drives, PCB/SLICs, Chassis/Enclosures.
  • Develop , align and implement KPIs for COS activities. 
  • Assist with driving closure on corrective actions that improve key COS metrics and overall performance.
  • Successfully drive COS improvements and work with global partners to identify and implement best of breed practices.
  • Identify, evaluate and report on supplier performance to executive team on monthly basis.

Essential Requirements:

  • Typically requires 5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years with a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent experience.
  • Solid ability to track supply and availability of components, materials and or services.
  • Solid interpersonal skills.
  • Solid analytical ability.
  • Possesses operational command of the business.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Solid communication skills.

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 can drive our supply chain to give us competitive advantage, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dellhere .

With intermediate knowledge of their commodity area as well as advanced knowledge of financial and business analysis and leadership capabilities, develops and fosters cooperative relationships to analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action while conducting supplier business reviews, visiting suppliers, gaining process knowledge and investigating information on new technologies.

Acts as a key point of contact in organizes or leading cross-functional teams to manage cost of purchased materials against current standard cost while actively participating in events focused on product pull within the supply base and identification of new sources of materials and services when needed.

Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and proactively ensures the supply base is managing material levels while evaluating vendor performance and presenting findings to management.

Manages internal requirements, specifications, quality, delivery, cost, risk, data integrity, use of procurement tools, supplier portals and on-line auctions while overseeing the most effective return processes and costs for defective material.

Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance; identifies and develops qualified suppliers as appropriate

Skillsets :

Solid ability to track supply and availability of components, materials and or services

Solid interpersonal skills Solid analytical ability

Possesses operational command of the business

Ability to work effectively with senior management

Solid organizational skills

Solid communication skills

Ability to perform coding scripting (eg: Macro coding, VBA)

Some experience with  knowledge to perform general purpose Object Oriented Programming  (eg : Phyton) would be a great plus

With intermediate knowledge of their commodity area as well as advanced knowledge of financial and business analysis and leadership capabilities, develops and fosters cooperative relationships to analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action while conducting supplier business reviews, visiting suppliers, gaining process knowledge and investigating information on new technologies.

Acts as a key point of contact in organizes or leading cross-functional teams to manage cost of purchased materials against current standard cost while actively participating in events focused on product pull within the supply base and identification of new sources of materials and services when needed.

Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and proactively ensures the supply base is managing material levels while evaluating vendor performance and presenting findings to management.

Manages internal requirements, specifications, quality, delivery, cost, risk, data integrity, use of procurement tools, supplier portals and on-line auctions while overseeing the most effective return processes and costs for defective material.

Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance; identifies and develops qualified suppliers as appropriate

Skillsets :

Solid ability to track supply and availability of components, materials and or services

Solid interpersonal skills Solid analytical ability

Possesses operational command of the business

Ability to work effectively with senior management

Solid organizational skills

Solid communication skills

Ability to perform coding scripting (eg: Macro coding, VBA)

Some experience with  knowledge to perform general purpose Object Oriented Programming  (eg : Phyton) would be a great plus

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