Production Planning Engineer

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Johor, Johor, MY

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 24727

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:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is currently seeking a Production Planning Specialist who is energetic and detail-oriented to support our fast growing organization. This position will be a member of the manufacturing testing team in the company's headquarters located in San Jose, CA. The Production Planning Specialist is responsible for planning and controlling all scheduling activities supporting assigned brands, balance production and inventory levels with demand to master scheduling requirements, inventory objectives, and capacity utilization/staffing requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Develops operating plan summaries for assigned product families and selected SKU’s including demand, inventory and production data.
  • Provides daily-bucketed schedules by SKU to manufacturing and installs production compliance metrics to measure performance.
  • Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of industrial or commercial products.
  • Prepares master schedule to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each line and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
  • Coordinates manufacturing activities and monitors schedule performance against plan to maintain priorities and meet established schedules by meeting on a regular basis with cross-functional teams to resolve delayed customer shipments, component shortages, overtime, priorities, as well as identifying problems.
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Handles cross department communication, such as: handling expedited requests, supplying shipping information, and routine order status questions.
  • Perform other work related task as required.


  • Associate degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing and/or materials management, including at least one year in materials management.
  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
  • SAP experience is preferred, but not required

Salary Range

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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