Dell Advisor, Supply Chain in Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Assist with the procurement of RSA’s hardware products

  • Represent the Supply Chain work group as a member of cross-functional project teams to develop continuous improvement solutions for second tier suppliers

  • Work with the Supply Chain leader on primary suppliers as needed

  • Assist with supply chain management strategies to help increase efficiency and speed to obtain product

  • Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity

  • Work closely with the Material Inventory Planners to ensure product is available and manufactured timely without issue

  • Collaborate with other departments to identify vulnerabilities and close operational gaps

  • Focus on cost management of secondary products

  • Make recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations

  • Coordinate purchasing of supplies and work with 3PL suppliers

  • Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory

  • Oversee the consigned inventory and manage the 3PL and provide bi-monthly meetings and assessments and make recommendations and maintain “agreed and acceptable” Levels of inventory

  • Manage the 3PL storage product to ensure correct levels and current inventory demand working with the forecasting team

  • Maintain supply chain practices in accordance with QMS policies and or ISO as applicable

  • Select best transportation for goods being supplied to RSA and/or Manufacturing to RSA and/or 3PL

  • Work with the Supply Chain team to qualify/maintain suppliers/ through checks-ins and measurements and work with the Owner of Supplier Scorecards as needed

  • Assist in the negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders

  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities

  • Apply analytical skills to develop definition of formulas for metrics and KPIs

  • Report generation

  • Development of systems and procedures required to meet service levels and inventory turns

  • Manage issues through to resolution and evaluate the risk/reward scenarios

  • Utilize standard Lean Six Sigma principles to assist in the Supply Chain area

Hiring Criteria:

SAP ERP experience a plus

Strong Supply Chain experience required with knowledge of KPIs and cost savings

Experience coordinating with Asian factories

Experience level: 3-5 years in Supply Chain

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:

Functional Area(s):

Manufacturing

Business:

RSA

Business Unit:

400 - SECURITY

Location:

US - Massachusetts - Bedford

AutoReqId:

185506BR