Manager, Production (Rack)

Date: Apr 30, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 23042

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 Computers, Inc. is looking for a Manager, Production who will manage the production line by deriving and managing metrics, set targets, review performance, and instate improvement. Manager, Production will organize and oversee the manufacturing of products. You will be ultimately responsible for the smooth running of all production lines and the quality of output. We expect you to have deep know-how in production procedures. Ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance will set you apart as a leader. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a great part of your day. If you are up to it, we'd like to talk to you. The goal is to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs the development and implementation of activities in rack production area(s) to meet rack production goals, quality.
  • Manages the activities of the team and is responsible for staffing decisions, training and development, and performance management of the operators.
  • Guide the rack team through root cause analysis, issue solving and prevention.
  • Achieve /Prioritizes production schedules based on rack product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.
  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Launch new rack programs, lead rack production ramps and design changes successfully through resource planning, program management and partnering with rack PM team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing/industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or related field is preferred
  • 7+ years production management experience with Rack, system, and server industry.
  • Experience in rack manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies, improve efficiency, increase yield and availability, design of experiments.
  • Hands-on experience and abilities to implement rack integration.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Have a good technical experiences of rack product design intent, processes, equipment.
  • Ability to manage constant change in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Effective time management and communication skills
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walking manufacturing floor

Salary Range

$100,500 - $130,000 

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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