Component Engineer

Super Micro Computer   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Hardware


Not Specified years

Posted 393 days ago


Component engineering, ensure parts (components) used in Supermicro's products are reliable and effective, also involve during the production, development and design stages. This position is also required to work cross-departments as needed, helping product development, production, compliance towards product quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

  • Conducts a verification/validation test to assure the component meets design specifications.
  • Coordinates failure analysis and corrective activities on component parts.
  • Constructs standardized descriptions for all new parts.
  • Generates internal standards relating to component selection.
  • Generates specifications for all new custom component parts.
  • Assists design engineers in the selection of parts that best fit their requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews for the purpose of component selection and standardization.
  • Reviews the requests for new components to assure that can satisfy the current requirements.
  • Reviews and selects alternate sources of supply.
  • Member of Material Review Board (MRB) and Product Change Review(PCN) Review Committee.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS/MS Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering; recent college graduates are welcome to apply
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing mechanical and computer systems
  • Experience in electronic and mechanical component analysis and selection.
  • Familiarity with industry standard and electronic testing equipment
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of  Reliability Prediction(MTBF Calculation) a plus.


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