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Sr. Business Development Director - Manufacturing Service and Capability

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 13696

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 – a global leader in high performance, high efficiency Server and Storage technology and green computing, is looking for a Sr. Business Development Director to join its established and growing production team. The ideal candidate should bring deep manufacturing industry knowledge, thought leadership and passion to help reach a broader target of customer base for our growing manufacturing capacity and global footprint.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evangelize a coherent, end-to-end manufacturing strategy spanning from sheet metal, PCBA to plug-n-play, ready to deploy rack level total solution to prospect customers and play a critical role in the company’s business vision and strategy
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial approach to drive a coordinated strategy to grow the manufacturing business
  • Ability to indirectly lead and influence cross-functional team, drive the operation and business excellence through collaboration
  • Outstanding executive presence and presentation skills, with the ability to inspire and engage with business executives at target customers
  • Exceptional communication and analytical skills



  • Minimum of 17 years’ experience in server hardware, manufacturing operation, or other related field
  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality improvement tools: WIP, JIT, Kanban, APQP, TOM, VSM, RCA, 5S, P/L system and program
  • Ability to develop, implement and execute business strategies.  Accountability for achieving business goals. Comfortable to interact and communicate with all levels of staffs and clients
  • Prior work experience in the manufacturing industry within the scope business unit director, manager, or similar roles
  • Proven track record of business accomplishments. Result-driven and goal-oriented individual comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment   
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or business, or with equivalent working experience

Preferred Qualification

  • Master’s degree in engineering discipline, business, or other advanced degrees
  • Superb communication in both verbal and written, with strong presentation skill to large audience
  • Strong business acumen – ability to influence customers’ decision and lead to business win
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally for business inquiries

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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