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Senior/Advisor, Global Supply Management

Singapore, Singapore 02/26/2019
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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 a Global Supply Manager.

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.


COS Management

  • Responsible for commodity continuity of supply
  • Acts as a single point of contact for all commodity related demand and supply issues/ requirements. Interfaces with Demand Planning organization to gather commodity demand requirements and trends. In case of demand push-outs or pull-in, lead discussions with Demand Planning and other internal stakeholders to determine the best course of action on supplier commits
  • Participates in commodity management and core team meetings to support supply manager action items for all product development
  • Coordinates with Global Commodity Managers to drive the commodity COS strategy
  • Works with the supplier to negotiate the lead time and other supply requirements, and communicates the supply plan to internal stakeholders
  • Works with buyers and suppliers to ensure COS is maintained at all the build sites
  • Accountable for supplier’s operational performance business and uses the commodity Quarterly Business Review (QBR) process to manage supplier performance
  • Supports new part qualification, as required per commodity strategy

Inventory Management

  • Plans, manages and tracks inventory belonging to the commodity
  • Responsible for aging inventory depletion and E&O working with internal stakeholders
  • Tracks all the commodity risk buys and provides periodic status updates to all stakeholders
  • Supports commodity EOQ inventory targets by ensuring inventories are within acceptable range defined by the commodities

Industry/Market Trends

  • Follows the industry trends on commodity
  • Keeps track of supplier products/roadmaps for the commodity
  • Drives the periodic commodity outlook review with business teams


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree
  • 4+ years of relevant experience with strong business acumen
  • Knowledge and/or experience on Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manage multiple projects/programs
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to influence and manage key relationships including with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Preferred if relevant experience with key market commodities e.g., LCD, battery, SSD, HDD, memory, IC
  • Advanced supply change management skills
  • Advanced ability to execute demand supply resolution issues
  • Advanced materials requirement planning analysis skills
  • Advanced capacity planning skills
  • Advanced supplier management skills
  • Advanced market research and trend analysis skills
  • Industry capacity analysis

Job Family: Manufacturing Materials-&-Procurement Job ID: R71645

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