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Sr. Product Manager/Purchasing Manager

Date: Aug 24, 2019

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer Inc

Job Req ID: 3914

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI) 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:

The position serves as a team member in the planning of material management functions including: sourcing, surveying new technologies on cables and fans, procurement, policies and procedures related to all supply chain activities, negotiation, implementing optimal solutions, using MRP systems and customer requirements to assure proper planning to support company rapid growing business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Team up with members to manage material planning and procurements

• Research new technologies on cable and thermal solutions

• Developing sourcing strategy, search and select suppliers to meet growing business needs

• Vendor contract agreement negotiation

• Ensure that materials are properly requisitioned, ordered and delivered on time

• Maintain inventory level and safety to match company continuous growth

• Continuous refine material qualification, sourcing and material workflow process

• Team work with Engineer and Marketing to build up online business

• Set up supplier audit plan and identify the capability, quality level and driver supplier for continuous performance improvement cost reduction

• Support new business opportunities


• Masters/BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering preferred

• 7 years’ of experience in Product Management, Project Management/FAE/P.M./Sales preferred

• 7 years’ in a managerial position preferred

• Working knowledge and experience with MRP/SAP systems

• Experience and knowledge of PC, Server, Thermal and Cable

• Excellent in oral and written communication

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

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Manager, Cloud, SAP, Engineering, Technology, Management

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