Senior Purchasing Manager/ Buyer

Super Micro Computer, Inc   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago


Supermicro is seeking a Senior Purchasing Manager/Buyer. The position serves as team member in the planning of material management functions, includes: Sourcing, Surveying new technologies on cables and fans, Procurement, Policies & procedures related to all supply chain activities, negotiation, implementing optimal solutions, using MRP system and customer requirements to assure proper planning to support company rapid growing business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • 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, orders 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 drive supplier for continuous performance improvement and cost reduction
  • Support new business opportunities


  • Master/ BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7 years+ of experienced in Product Management, Project Management/ FAE/ P.M./ Sales with 7 years+ in managerial position
  • Working knowledge and experience with MRP/ SAP systems
  • Experiences and knowledge of PC, Server, Thermal and Cable
  • Excellent in oral and written communication