Share this Job

Buyer/Sr. Product Manager

Date: Aug 21, 2019

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer Inc

Job Req ID: 5510
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:

This position serves as team member in the planning of material management functions, including sourcing, surveying new technologies on chassis and mechanical components, procurement, following policies and procedures related to all supply activities, negotiation, implementing optimal solutions, using MRP/SAP systems and managing customer requirements to assure proper planning to support the company's rapidly growing business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Team up with department members to manage material planning and procurements

• Review the product specification, schedule and forecast

• Developing sourcing strategy; search and select suppliers to meet growing business needs

• Vendor contract agreement negotiation

• Ensure that materials are properly requisitioned, ordered and delivered on time

• Maintain inventory level and safety to match company continuous growth

• Set up supplier audit, plan and identify the capability, quality level, drive supplier for continuous performance improvement and cost reduction

• Support new business opportunities


• BA/BS, BE/ME, BS/MS degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer engineering, Supply Chain or Operation preferred

• 7+ years of experience in Material planning, Sourcing, Project Management, FAE, P.M. Sales preferred

• Working knowledge and experience with MRP/SAP systems

• Extended experience and knowledge of Computer Chassis and Mechanical Components

• Excellent oral and written communication

• Proven track record of delivering results in large, cross-functional initiatives

• Experience negotiating with suppliers as needed, lead-times, freight, cost and etc.

• Strong communication skill with system team and sales to provide optimized solution

• Proven ability to follow up on daily logistic operation (orders, forecast, schedule and etc.)

• Experiences in vendor relationship management

• Strong analytical skills to identify problems, evaluate and coordinate solutions

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.

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Manager, SAP, Cloud, Engineering, Technology, Management

Find similar jobs: