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Sr. Cost Control Analyst

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11356

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 Computer Inc. is seeking a seasoned Sr. Cost Control Analyst to provide accurate pricing for new and existing products by working closely with internal teams. The Sr. 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:

• Support and 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

• Coordination with business unit stakeholders and Finance division on activities that support cost savings and the identification of areas for improvement

• 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 8 years of increasingly related experience in the cost calculation/analysis system applications, including 3 years of management experience preferred

• Minimum of 8 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

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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