Production Engineer

Date: Apr 24, 2024

Location: Netherlands - ’s-Hertogenbosch

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:

The Essential Duties include but not limited to following areas:

• Lead continuous improvement efforts in a manner that achieves buy-in from employees and facilitates effective and lasting change to improve plant safety, quality, delivery, and cost

• Analyze production and/or transactional processes and utilize problem solving methodology to identify root causes and develop appropriate solutions

• Develop existing process by apply identified best practices to all other pertinent process/products

• Collect data, analyze using statistical method and translate results to multidisciplinary audience, process, and product lines

• Work with production managers and operations personnel to develop and execute plans for the continuous improvement of business measures including, but not limited to Product Yields, Cycle Time, Work Flow/Efficiency improvement, etc

• Train and mentor employees in lean manufacturing and quality system concepts, helping them to understand, embrace, and utilize those skills

• Develop, document, and help sustain Standard Work

• Work closely with internal upstream and downstream customers to improve the overall process

• Provide general technical support to all aspects of operations/manufacturing


• BS/MS Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering preferred, 5+ years relevant work experience with storage component and system, server and hard drives industry preferred.

• 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

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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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