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Materials Planning Advisor
Competitive salary
Limerick, Ireland

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 Materials Planning Advisor on our Supply Chain team in Limerick, Ireland. 

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

  • Ensure Continuity of Supply.
  • Manage the supply-chain manufacturing cycle time/lead time for your commodities.
  • Manage demand sensing and demand shaping solutions.
  • Monitor forecast versus actual bookings and make adjustments as required.
  • Provide options for part shortages & supply-chain challenges.
  • Communicate forecasting issues to appropriate groups and ensure revisions are made to forecast within the specified time.
  • Supply-chain reporting and planning metrics management.

Essential Requirements

  • Energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments as part of a global supply-chain team..
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel. An awareness of supply-chain planning/reporting systems is a distinct advantage (Oracle, SAP, Hyperion).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (English) with good opportunities to present to management teams.
  • Is able to work autonomously with considerable latitude to meet and beat the objectives of the role.  
  • Ability to identify and manage planning process improvements.
  • Good business acumen skills.  Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Educated to degree level preferably in Business, Engineering or Operations Management.  1-3 years’ experience in Supply Chain including relevant experience in supply-chain, distribution, planning and forecasting.

Desirable Requirements

  • Analaytics Skillset - Tableau. Power BI
  • Excellent Technical and Product Knowledge
  • Automation / AI (RPA) skillset


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.

Closing date: Taking Applications Today!

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: R64214

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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Cover Letter Required

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