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Senior Analyst Material Planning


Ovens Campus

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  Senior Analyst on our Global Services Planning Team team in Cork.

When you’re working in the fast-moving world of technology, product availability is critical – which makes the availability of raw materials for production critical too. Our Material Planning team provides a controlled flow of materials to meet production requirements. We produce detailed schedules, adapting them if necessary to meet backlogs or material shortages, as well as material requirement lists and production plans that balance the demand and supply position of platforms and commodities to optimize product availability and cost. We’re experts at resolving problems with inventory, production schedules or material shortages and recommending procedures to avoid future problems.
Key Responsibilities

  • Operational planning for EMC Field Replaceable Units (FRU’s). Setting of appropriate stock levels throughout a network of field warehouses. Manage the replenishment of these warehouses on a daily basis to ensure adequate support to EMC customers and partners. Maintain availability of field spares at or above 98.5%.

    Strategic Planning & Forecasting of relevant products needed to support EMC install base. Develop quarterly forecasts based on demand trends, install base growth and agreed stocking strategy of each service spare item.

    Negotiation of procurable and repair requirements with suppliers and subsequent management of incoming shipments through the fiscal quarter.

    Escalation Management. Resolve escalations for parts availability. Participate in 24x7 On Call service for Customer Service.

    Manage the execution of Field Change Orders for the proactive replacement of FRU’s.

    Interact with USA Logistics, Third Party Warehouse Providers, Field Service Tech teams, Engineering, Product Management, Repair Vendors, Internal and External Manufacturing.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in an Inventory Planning & Forecasting role.

    The successful candidate will have shown a strong level of PC computer skills and experienced in  using MS Office type tools.

    Experience in the Service Spares function in the electronics industry will be an advantage.

    Experience in the optimization of planning parameters on a service spares management system such as PTC Servigistics will be a distinct advantage.

    A strong sense of urgency is required for this position.

    Ability to multi-task. Analytical ability.

    Customer focused.

    Problem solving skills.

  • Strong background of Data Analytics and reporting capabilities

  • Attention to detail is essential to the role

Desirable Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Business or I.T. related discipline
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle and Servigistics

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 can offer expert knowledge of planning and forecasting techniques, 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 .

Job Family: Materials-&-Procurement Graduates Job ID: R57550

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