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Senior Advisor, Demand Planning

Primary Location: Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia


Additional Location(s): Xiamen, China

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Senior Advisor, Demand Planning

Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia or Xiamen, China

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, Demand Planning on our Demand Planning team inBukit Mertajam, Malaysia or Xiamen, China.


What you’ll achieve
As a Senior Advisor, you will drive business strategy and/or sales objectives through demand, supply and capacity inputs to orchestrate decisions on forecasts and customer commitments. Evaluates market, commodity, product, and platform dynamics to demand forecast. Analyzes demand trends and forecast performance to make adjustments to future demand plans. Utilizes data, analytics, and market intelligence to manage risk when determining forecast requirements.

You will:

  • Leverages advanced statistical models to provide forecasts based on demand characteristics. Collaborates with stakeholders on business assumptions that impact supply chain planning.

  • Translates customer and financial signals to actionable forecasts. Manages substantial product/peripheral transition to avoid delivery delay and Excess & Obsolescence.

  • Influences demand shaping with sales segments during times of supply imbalances or when required to meet a shift in the regional marketing or financial plans.

  • Drives material allocation decisions and translates material allocation to customer commitments on supportability and lead-times.

  • Demonstrates strong communication and presentation skills to articulate forecasting plans and assumptions.

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

  • At least 8-10 years of related experience in supply chain & demand planning area

  • Strong team player with the ability to effectively collaborate across the organization, with regional and global teams

  • Exceptional communications skills & strong at building and managing relationships. Excellent project management skills and demonstrated ability to balance between competing priorities, able to be flexible and creative

  • Skillful in developing and implementing clear and consistent processes, models and tools. Strong sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of planning process, forecasting, reporting, analysis and market trends.

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in related field

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (especially Excel), PowerBI, Tabluea & Python is a plus

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.

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. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID: R096759

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