Dell Sr Advisor, Logistics - Austin, TX in AUSTIN, Texas

Sr Advisor, Logistics - Austin, TX

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and we’re committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere, so they can transform the way they work and live.

Dell Global Fulfillment and Logistics is looking for a motivated individual with a strong operations research background and optimization skills to join our network optimization team. The candidate should have applied experience in numerical optimization methods with a focus on logistics networks and product inventory.

Role Responsibilities

-Develop framework and methods to define and solve logistics problems through quantitative analysis and analytical models, using operations research, statistics and optimization techniques

-Partner with various business teams to develop system prototypes/simulation models of the logistics network

-Partner in strategic initiatives that identify and mitigate key business risks to ensure a world class logistics network

-Use analytical models to validate proposals from World Wide Logistics procurement and extended fulfillment and logistics teams

-Lead efforts to drive business process improvements in support of team objectives

-Evaluate Key Performance Indicators and validate network performance against operational and spend metrics

-Mentoring early in career professionals to develop optimization / analytics skillset relevant to logistics industry


-Industry experience or project experience designing and implementing optimization models in for inventory, networks and other characteristics of supply-chain systems (e.g. facility location, mode optimization)

-Knowledge of network modeling

-Experience with SQL and statistical tools (SAS, JMP)

-Expertise in one or more of the following: optimization, probability theory, queuing theory, simulation, stochastic models, forecasting and mathematical modeling

-Familiarity with inventory planning concepts - forecasting, planning, optimization, and logistics

-Skilled in Project Management, Continuous Improvement Methods (Six Sigma) and Lean Principles

-Command and presentation skills are critical


-BS in Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Business Analytics or equivalent and 8+ years’ experience in Logistics industry and or Master's degree

Company Description

With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success.

Why work with us?

-Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology

-When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution

-Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships

-We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential

-Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work

Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: 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. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

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Organization: Operations

Title: Sr Advisor, Logistics - Austin, TX

Location: North America-US-TX-Austin

Requisition ID: 17000HNA