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Production Quality Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 13325

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:

Our Production team is in need of a Production Quality Engineer to collect quality metrics for products with an aim in practicing and executing design feedback for manufacturing, product quality improvement management, covering post-sales product quality and services support, and customer satisfaction. The Production Quality Engineer is primarly responsible for the quality functions covering supply chain and incoming quality, and in-house manufacturing quality, product reliability and performance quality. The individual will work with the senior management of the global production operations in establishing quality-focus teams, mandating standard practices of quality principles, and will attend to the oversight responsibility to all global operations sites, cross-functional departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Champion standard practices of quality principles, from defect detection to root-cause and preventive action, and continuous improvement

• Establish and enhance of quality control where appropriate

• Enforce process quality control and defect countermeasures at suppliers, CM Partners, as well as ones at SMC internal

• Perform product level failure analysis, and define appropriate design of experiments to collect and work on data and results to substantiate finding or conclusions

• Identify trend and opportunity for improvement of process and control by periodically reviewing data from quality systems and help teams to see quality

• Translate customer quality requirement and take on responsibility for end-to-end product

• Help to set up and enhance corporate quality standards and measurements


• BS in EE preferred. MS in EE is highly desired.

• 3 years and more, of relevant hands-on experience in electronic and computer products, and quality management systems in the computer industry preferred

• A strong plus with product quality essentials in a product company

• Need working knowledge and prior experience in system integration business

• Prior experience in supplier quality control and management

• Have excellent communication and analytical skills in problem solving. MS Excel spreadsheet functioning knowledge and skills will be a strong plus

• Experience in frontline quality leadership program and hosting of quality audits, and quality training programs

• Excellent writing style and demonstrated expertise in compiling procedures and documents

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:

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

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

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

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

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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