Director, Supply Chain Management
Company: Support Revolution
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Location: San Jose, California, United States 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: As the market leader in
Enterprise solutions, Supermicro is seeking an experienced and
innovative Director, Supply Chain Management for strategic product
lines. This is a fast moving, emerging business. The successful
candidates will be able to move and adapt quickly to changing
needs, manage multiple initiatives, engage at all executive levels
both internally and externally. Self-driven and passionate about
bringing new biz to market is a must. Essential Duties and
Responsibilities: The responsibilities will include, but not
--- Develop overall vision, strategy and execution plan for the
sourcing function. Driving an integrated long-term supplier
development approach focused on delivering world class quality,
delivery and cost.
--- Negotiate and execute master supply contracts and other
critical agreements including but not limited to licensing
agreements, SOWs, etc.
--- Establish, manage and own strategic supplier relationships at
the supplier executive level.
--- Lead Supplier QBR process focused on exceeding Supermicro KPI's
and continuous performance improvement.
--- Influence supplier technology roadmaps and create internal
disruptive value-add to ensure Supermicro system architecture and
commercial requirements are met.
--- Work in partnership with the various engineering teams to
develop an approved and qualified supply base, develop strategic
partnerships that address our needs and, on an ongoing basis,
continuously improve supplier performance.
--- Partner with cross-functional teams to continuously improve
overall system-level cost.
--- Influence engineering and architecture teams for NPI
development strategy and implementation, optimizing
design/materials/process selection to drive lowest cost, industry
leading quality, and continuity of predictable supply.
--- Own the product lifecycle from idea to development to
go-to-market to obsolescence
--- Leverage the solution across and to other product groups within
--- Be the voice of the company to target customers, partners and
develop a feedback circle to test new product concepts in real
--- Develop messaging and marketing activities appropriate to the
value proposition of the product. Train sales resources and
channels, both internal and external to the company
--- Demonstrate strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
along with the ability to translate those skills into creative
-- Qualifications: --- 15+ years of sourcing and procurement
experience in Electronics Commodity and technology management,
including demonstrated experience managing overall supplier
--- Engineering or technical BS degree.
--- Experience in setting up, running, and optimizing a global,
outsourced manufacturing supply chain.
--- Demonstrated experience in hiring, training and developing
--- Strong analytical, marketing and project management skills - a
drive for results and a history of successful execution on
--- Excellent communication and presentation skills
--- Ability to develop business relationships from scratch, both
internal and external to Supermicro
-- 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. 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
- May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold,
heat, rain, and/or wind) 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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