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Production Engineer

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 17616

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Supermicro’s sales team is looking for a Production Engineer working in Production department. This is a hands on role who shall understand the entire production process and products on the production line and be able to troubleshoot issues, identify areas for improvement and generate plans so as to improve the efficiency, flexibility, output and quality of Supermicro's production capabilities. The position is based in our EMEA headquarter at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Define and implement the production processes in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Analyze all facets of production process and make improvement recommendations and implementation.
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Provide training and guidance to production team members to accomplish production goals.
  • Investigate production/product problems, analyze root causes and derive resolutions.
  • Willing to take assigned tasks and opportunities as required by the department
  • Provide new product implementation.


Key Duties

  • Provide technical support to the production
  • Create Standard operation procedure and work instructions
  • Encourage a culture to follow company procedures, 5S, ISO requirements.
  • Administrative tasks - reporting issues, email communication.
  • Support production team with first-time build.


Key Skills

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking.
  • Component in Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint .
  • Ability to make good  and reasoned judgements.
  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO, Lean sigma, FMEA, CAPA, 5W, 8D, etc.
  • Ability to work and collaborate across and with various departments and functions
  • Self-discipline, responsible and proactive


  • BS/MS Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering, 5+ years relevant work experience with storage component and system, server and hard drives industry;
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Must be able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization;
  • Must have the ability to lead cross-functional teams consisting of operators, supervisors and technicians;
  • Must be knowledgeable in statistical quality control and design of experiments;
  • Ability to work with a team as well as independently;
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Thick film processing a plus;
  • Active learner with the ability to bring new insight to improving the manufacturing processes.


This job is located in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. Please send your C.V. and motivation letter in English if you are eligible to work in the Netherlands. 

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EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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