Job Req ID: 13241
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.
Do you thrive in a fast-pace environment? Then Supermicro is looking for you to become part of our "Super Story". We are looking for committed individuals who can bring talent and experience in areas of purchasing, procurement, and inventory control. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and purchasing materials required for current and new products. This position will be based out of our headquarter in San Jose, CA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan and purchase material requirements and ensure flow of materials for ongoing production as well as for new products in development
Prepare, review, place department purchasing requisitions
Maintain computerized purchasing records and paper filing
Monitor and resolve production material shortages
Seek, partner and maintain relationships with reliable outside vendors and suppliers to manage purchase order based on demand
Place order and follow up closely with counterpart CMs to achieve sales demand and fulfillment
Monitor and follow up closely with CM production schedule to ensure on-time delivery and monitor it for prototype projects
Update planning spreadsheets and internal reports on a regular basis
Review and monitor inventory levels against sales ratio and sales forecast; respond to changes in sales trend and sales forecast
Enter purchase transactions precisely and gather both historical and current data
Other projects and tasks may be assigned based on business needs
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management preferred
Minimum of 8 years purchasing and planning experience with contract manufacturers, ideally in computer hardware or server products preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in Mandarin a must
Ability to present data and analysis in an organized, clear, and concise manner
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
Proven ability to research and apply critical information to evaluate product and conduct cost analysis for competitive pricing and positioning
Excellent problem solving skills
Must be comfortable working with cross-functional teams to achieve a common goal
Familiarity with lean principles and JIT environments
APICS Certification a plus
Experience in hardware design or component selection/evaluation strongly desired
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
Ability to maintain highest ethical and professional business conduct
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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Super Micro Computer, Inc.