Tracks new technology development for assigned products / suppliers.
Drives alignment between Supplier roadmaps and Dell line of business roadmaps.
Negotiates product cost and contracts as appropriate. Drives suppliers to improve their scorecard performance.
Reports commodity and supplier performance on a monthly basis.
Implements Dell initiatives with supply base as required. Identifies opportunities for supply chain optimization and implements as appropriate.
Identifies suppliers that provide relevant technology for products.
Identifies cost targets for relevant roadmap products.
With minimal direction, develops strategies to improve overall supplier performance, gain strategic and executive alignment for supplier recommendations and ensure the commodity team strategy meets internal business objectives
Maximizes and optimizes overall leverage with supply base while driving adoption and implementation of new technologies
Drives resolutions for issues within the supplier and negotiates product cost and contracts, involving executives as appropriate
Identifies and implements opportunities for cost savings optimization
Challenges supply chain norms to generate out of the box opportunities for cost savings and supply chain optimization and implements as appropriate Performs and communicates supply chain cost forecasting or revenue opportunities based on trend analysis and market conditions Contributes to the development of a three-
year strategy and planning process Develops and maintains relationships with executives and senior executives at suppliers Mentors lower level team members
Typically requires 12+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree above