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Dell Advisor, Commodity Management in Texas

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play—providing customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio. We value our customers, winning together, innovation, results and integrity. Grow your career with a highly competitive salary, bonus programs, world-class benefits and unparalleled learning and development opportunities— all at a company that is proud to be diverse and inclusive. Learn more on how we are closing the diversity gap here. (

A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. Commodity Management within Software Procurement develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for suppliers or commodities. We use our in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets to negotiate supplier agreements and contracts with optimum pricing and terms. We also harness our understanding of commodity categories to develop optimal software and as a service sourcing strategies. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Commodity Management Advisor on our Software Procurementteam


Develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for supplier and/or commodities. Establishes and implements strategies for negotiating supplier agreements based on in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets for optimum pricing and terms. Employs knowledge of commodity qualities, transportation options, risk management and supply chain evaluation models to develop and implement optimal commodity management strategies. Negotiates contracts and ensures contractual terms and performance scorecards are being met.


Provides support of software commodity supplier strategy

Drives RFQ process to determine recommended supplier selection finalists and leads the supplier selection process

Supports establishment of current business requirements and service strategy as applicable

Drives suppliers to improve their scorecard performance and reports supplier performance as required while also driving the analysis and negotiation of product costs and contracts

Develops and maintains supplier relationships while resolving issues across functions


5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years with a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent experience

Capacity planning, materials requirements plan analysis skills

Effective Supplier evaluation and supply chain management skills

Demonstrable contract development, contract negotiation skills

Effective communication - verbal, written, presentation and organization skills


Price and cost analysis skills

Market research and trend analysis skills

Component level supply chain analysis skills

Strategic and long-range planning skills

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