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Senior Advisor, Material Planning

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Material Planning Senior Advisor

When you’re working in the fast-moving world of technology, product availability is critical – which makes the availability of raw materials for production critical too. Our Material Planning team provides a controlled flow of materials to meet production requirements. We produce detailed schedules, adapting them if necessary, to meet backlogs or material shortages, as well as material requirement lists and production plans that balance the demand and supply position of platforms and commodities to optimize product availability and cost. We’re experts at resolving problems with inventory, production schedules or material shortages and recommending procedures to avoid future problems.

Join us as a Material Planning Senior Advisor on our Material Planning team in all remote locations in the U.S. to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.


What you’ll achieve
As a Material Planning Senior Advisor, you will be responsible for ensuring continuity of supply to enable customer demand is always met by balancing the demand and supply positions of platforms and commodities to optimize product availability and maintaining strong and effective supply chains.  

You will:
• Provide input to forecasters and brand teams, advising as to how to forecast their products; providing substitute recommendations to cover severe supply chain shortages
• Develop and execute product transition plans to effectively migrate through the product life cycle without customer delivery interruptions or excess material supply
• Resolve problems with inventory, production schedules, or material shortages and recommends procedures to avoid future problems
• Influence supply chain design to increase flexibility and improve s inventory utilization
• Provide recommendations and influence senior leadership within the function

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:
• 8 to 12 years of related experience
• Deep understanding of demand supply, including seasonality, growth rates, market share goals, price position, product life cycle, marcom, sales contests, margin and promotions
• Advanced knowledge of order management and fulfilment concepts and processes
• Understanding of forecast methodologies, financial management concepts, including product line P&L
• Good relationship management skills and team building skills; Experience with influencing senior decision makers

Desirable Requirements:
• Bachelors’ degree
• Additional language skills

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: R187496

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