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Dell Front End Procurement, Value Engineering - Austin, TX in Austin, Texas

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 Value Engineering team member on our Front End Procurement team in Austin .

Want to broaden your business knowledge but remain technically focused? If so, Front End Procurement Value Engineering provides a great mix of both technical and business experiences while supporting next generation Server and Storage product development. Most of our team is comprised of EE, ME and other engineering degreed team members with product development backgrounds and in some cases both product development and business backgrounds.


Interface with Engineering, Marketing, Program Management and Procurement teams to develop Server structural cost targets, component and system level cost analysis, Technology Tax, Design to Value and Design to Cost insights.

Communicate and maintain Server & Storage structural cost targets from pre-concept to concept phase exit in a variety of working to executive forums.

Drive product cost optimization through product development, procurement and product teardown activities and teams.

Maintain program cost analysis schedule and deliverables milestone alignment with Concept Engineering and Marketing teams.


12+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (EE/ME/IE/CS); or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience

5+ years of experience in Product Design/Engineering

Demonstrated program management skills

Effective influencing skills to guide X-functional teams in the appropriate direction


5+ years of experience in Procurement and/or Engineering

Existing knowledge of overall design cycle, landscape, and driving cross functional alignment

Knowledge of existing electrical and/or mechanical technologies and processes

Fundamental understanding of Design For Cost/Value

Familiarity with x86 technologies


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.

If you are ready to take ownership of ambitious and ground-breaking technical programs, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here ( .