Senior Advisor, Commodity Management
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 limited direction, organizes or leads cross-functional commodity team and drives commodity metrics, strategies and objectives while conducting risk analysis and recommending mitigation strategies
Develops and gains business buy in for complex RFQ In addition to making supply chain optimization recommendations, participates in post-
mortem analysis and process updates to support new products
Drives resolutions for issues within the supplier and negotiates product cost and contracts, involving Senior Management as appropriate
Tracks and monitors new technology development and supports supplier integration with organization strategy
Responsible to develop and maintain contact and build relationships with key suppliers
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.
A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. Commodity Management within Materials and Procurement develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for suppliers or commodities.
We use our in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets to negotiate supplier agreements and contracts with optimum pricing and terms.
We also harness our understanding of commodity qualities, transportation options, risk management and supply chain evaluation models to develop optimal commodity management strategies.