Dell Technologies

Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Planner for Commercial Notebooks

Dell Technologies

September 14, 2021


Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Planner for Commercial Notebooks
What gives Dell Technologies our competitive advantage? It’s our ability to achieve cost savings as we operate at the cutting edge of technology. Working in an environment that’s as complex as it is critical, our Materials and Procurement team manages a group of indirect categories, such as real estate, marketing material, supplies or software. We use our in-depth knowledge and experience to develop strategic relationships with external suppliers as well as with key stakeholders. Our role also includes leading contract negotiations, managing risk, driving cost-saving initiatives and implementing strategic sourcing best practices.
Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Planner for Commercial Notebooks on our Commercial Demand Planning Team team in Austin, Texas.
What you’ll achieve
As a Supply Chain Planner , you will be responsible for:
  • Developing and influencing the commodity level demand signal for the Americas Commercial Notebook business segments across Latitude, Mobile Precision and Chrome in order to optimize product availability and cost.
  • Leveraging the Supply Chain design and capability to influence Product Line Marketing and Center of Competency teams towards demand stability and offer solutions to best utilize available supply and mitigate impacts of demand changes.

This role will foster strong relationships with the Commercial Product Line Marketing, COC teams and WWP teams. It will develop a strong understanding of the Commercial marketplace, demand forecast creation, demand shaping tactics, product transitions and P&L management. From this role, candidates can launch and be successful in several leadership and Individual Contributor roles across the end to end value chain from Sales through Procurement and Ops.
You will:
  • Develop and execute commodity level product transition plans to effectively migrate through the product life cycle without customer delivery interruptions or excess material supply
  • Prepare the Procurement team in developing commodity level capacity and supply plans that meet the prescribed demand plan as well as providing insight for contingency planning
  • Establish demand shaping programs with Product Line Marketing during times of supply imbalances or when required to meet a shift in the regional marketing or financial plans
  • Work supply imbalances, both excesses and shortages, with the Supply Chain and Product Line Marketing teams to correct as quickly and cost effectively as possible
  • Manage incoming supply and set competitive lead times
  • Manage allocations to optimize constrained supply to support business goal

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:
Essential Requirements
  • 4+ years of related supply planning experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of demand supply to include: seasonality, Quarter over Quarter and Year over Year growth rates, market share goals, price position (WAPP), product life cycle, marcom, sales contests, margin and promotions.
  • Knowledge of order management, fulfillment concepts and processes.
  • Knowledge of forecasting methodologies.
  • Effective relationship and team building skills

Desirable Requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of financial management concepts, including product line P&L.
  • Advanced knowledge of Dell’s Master Sales Plan Forecast Process.

Here’s our story; now tell us yours
Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.
What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life - while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.
We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.
You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.
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