Senior Manager, Procurement
Location:
Hopkinton , Massachusetts
Posted:
October 05, 2017
Reference:
190023BR

**Job Description:**

This position is for a Senior Manager of Packaging Engineering located in Hopkinton, MA. The role is suitable for a packaging thought leader who can be responsible for the development of storage and component packaging for products developed and supported at the Dell/EMC site in Hopkinton and Franklin, MA. Specific engineering responsibilities include providing design feedback, and packaging point-of-view during development to Mechanical Engineering, Shock & Vibration, Manufacturing, Procurement, Quality, Sustainability and Advanced Product Engineering on the performance, cost, and design trade-offs of the packaging design and how the packaging design impacts each specific functional area.

The person in this role will direct packaging development and qualification testing to ISTA and Dell specifications through third parties to ensure the packaging appropriately protects the protect through the global logistics and installation environments. Leading engineering cost reduction programs and engineering innovations programs for improved packaging performance, sustainability, and cost performance to maintain Dell’s industry packaging lead in these areas is highly desired.

Management and direction of on-site packaging engineers, and of virtual, and extended teams is required, as is project prioritization. Influencing skills for supplier engineering teams is necessary. The ability to synthesize engineering programs into an engineering strategy that aligns with business and procurement requirements is required. A high sense of curiosity and knowledge of current trends and innovation in packaging will be of strong assistance in this role.

**Role Responsibilities**

-10 years minimum experience in designing rack mounted packaging and individual unit packaging for large electronic, or electro-mechanical hardware with high fragility

-Familiarity with CAD modeling (SolidWorks, ProE, etc.)

-Comfortable in leading effective executive presentations to communicate results, strategy, or performance

-Can bridge finance/procurement and engineering discussions to support predictive cost estimating and cost modeling

-Experienced leading direct reports and global virtual and extended teams

-Possess the ability to coach individuals

-Possess a history of creating a business or engineering vision to align an organization to cost reduction programs and for innovation

-Supportive of sustainability programs and initiatives

**EMC Values:**

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

**Critical Hiring Criteria:**

**Requirements**

-Skilled at using MS Office

-Comfortable in leading effective executive presentations to communicate results, strategy, or performance

-Can bridge finance/procurement and engineering discussions to support predictive cost estimating and cost modeling

-Experienced leading direct reports and global virtual and extended teams

-Possess the ability to coach individuals

-Possess a history of creating a business or engineering vision to align an organization to cost reduction programs and for innovation

-Supportive of sustainability programs and initiatives

-BS in Mechanical Engineering or Packaging Engineering is required.

**Preferences**

-MS in Mechanical Engineering is preferred (Structural Civil Engineering will be considered)

-MBA is preferred

-Finite Element Analysis experience is a preferred

-Experience in conducting packaging testing. Preferred

-Experience in designing packaging for logistics and distribution environment. Preferred

**Functional Area(s):** Engineering - Other **Business:** EMC COPS **Business Unit:** 200 - STORAGE CORPORATE **Location:** US - Massachusetts - Hopkinton **AutoReqId:** 190023BR


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