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Buyer/Product Manager

Date: Aug 24, 2019

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer Inc

Job Req ID: 4546

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 is currently seeking for a Buyer/Product Manager with experience in key component procurement. The primary responsibilities will be to forecast, execute procurement, inventory management and new product release of AMD or Seagate products. Interface with System PM/Sales co-promote Seagate & AMD products within Supermicro and develop the relationship with multiple suppliers. The candidate must be able to work under high demand and fast paced environment and detail follow up the engineering issue with well coordination cross division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Supply Chain management :
    • define price structure
    • secure allocation and L/T commitment for possible upside or urgent request.
    • coordinate promotion program and marketing event
    • manage product life cycle to make sure system project transfer smoothly
  • Continue work on cost reduction plan and execution
  • New product release and promotion.
  • Inventory and PO management
  • Coordinate engineering questions


  • Good team player and capable to coordinate with multiple devisions.
  • Quick learning or experienced in IT industry, server/storage companies are preferable .
  • Experiences in vendor relationship management  
  • Familiar with key component products in server/storage system.
  • Engineering background is preferable
  • Language - English & Mandarin

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

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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