Supply Chain Sr. Advisor (17000XGH)
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Posted: October 19, 2017
Reference ID: R05098
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DESCRIPTION: This role is for Americas Service Parts distributed inventory planning for next business day products, with a focus on planning as it relates to channel and retail customers. Focus will be on understanding platforms sold into the channel as well as the sell out plans. This person will have to translate those into service parts and align with the commodity planners to ensure supply is available in time to support the sell out plans. This will include Best Buy as well as the other channel/distributors for the Americas as a starting point for scope. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory. Responsibilities include: Manage backlog orders to support customers. Partner with NPI team on seeding for both new products and post RTS parts. Work with business operations to provide feedback on SPM parameters which impact stocking levels. Scrub misses and review for opportunities to improve the tool or current processes. Measure cross functional cycle times and understand outliers or trends and make necessary adjustments. Review the and improve the supply chain by identifying inefficiencies, such as subs not being linked Work with the DLP to optimize inventory through E&O purges and redistribution orders. Balance CE & cost to meet goals for both Provides deep subject matter expertise, advice and program delivery. Contributes to the development of new techniques and plans within area of expertise. Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities. Implement new or improved supply chain processes. Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance. Confer with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products. Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service. Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving. QUALIFICATION: Qualifications: Ability to drive collaboration across cross functional teams Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills Good analytically skills with functional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, SQL Aptitude to learn new tools/systems Process focused Advanced Time Management skills Flexibility to change with business needs Minimum of Undergraduate degree or 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management or related fields In-depth understanding of Dell goals, customer requirements and knowledge of competitor practices. Thorough understanding of Dell business priorities, strategy and direction. Thorough understanding and management of customer businessneedsand expectations. Company Description: With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dells team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success. Why work with us? Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. Our team members health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. 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.
Job Family: Materials & Procurement
Job ID: R05098