Cost Control Analyst (Pricing)

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22262

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 Computer Inc. is seeking an experience Cost Control Analyst to provide accurate pricing for new and existing products by working closely with internal teams. The Cost Control Analyst will work with sales team to closely achieve best pricing to close the deal. This position will be part of our operations team based out of our headquarter office located in San Jose, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop pricing and deal constructs for large OEM project. 
• Manage various aspects of deal generation and execution, including business case development, management approvals, and pricing negotiations.
• Work with cross-functional teams (purchasing, PM, production, finance, sales, etc) to execute large OEM deals and various pricing initiatives.
• Manage workload for multiple departments across function base
• Forecasts, controls, and reports project costs needed within an organization
• Develops and provides project variances, trending and analysis of expenditures, and completion reports
• Provide forecasting guidance and projects for assigned projects
• Perform Overhead, Contract Administration and Budget Management processes including monthly preparation and presentation
• Assist customer with cost versus capital decision making
• Prepares or reviews complex standard cost for Motherboard, Chassis, server system product and continue to drive efficiency improvement and cost reduction plan
• Oversees the development of product cost for various component, systems and modules as well as coordinate interior resource to generate automatic standard cost system and database


• Bachelor’s degree is required in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field with Master’s degree is preferred
• Minimum of 3 years of increasingly related experience in the cost calculation/ pricing analysis system applications, including 3 years of management experience preferred
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in International Cost accounting/Purchasing preferred
• Excellent written and Verbal communication skill as well as time management and prioritization abilities
• Experience with coordinating with Sales, Operations, Purchasing and Logistics to optimize business model and cost structure
• Must have PC or Server Hardware experience and knowledge
• Ability to multi-task and cross function between Administrative, Operations and Sales/Client contract

Please note that this position requires regular in-office attendance. The successful candidate is expected to be present in the office during standard working hours as determined by the company. In-office collaboration and participation in team meetings, training sessions, and other on-site activities are essential aspects of this role. Candidates should consider the commuting distance and be prepared to fulfill their responsibilities in the designated office location.

Salary Range

$73,000 - $99,000 

The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

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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