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Buyer/Product Manager at Super Micro Computer Inc in San Jose, California

Posted in Advertising 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Req ID: 5275

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:

Supermicro is currently seeking for a Buyer/Product Manager in SSD procurement. The primary responsibilities will be to negotiate, forecast, and execute procurement of Intel SSD. The Buyer/Product Manager must be able to work under high demand and in a fast paced environment. This position involves interactions with program managers in meeting customer deliver schedule. In addition, must have strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain vendor relationships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job included but not limited to:

  • Responsible for increasing business with Intel SSD

  • Must be able to negotiate prices, forecast, execute procurement and inventory management

  • Collaborate with lab to get new SSD qualifications and perform new product release

  • Review and understand supplier road map and new technology for future product development

  • Interface with systems PM/Sales to promote Intel SSD products

  • Develop and enhance the relationship with suppliers

  • Support and provide training to SMC PMs and Sales

  • Must be able to work under high demand and fast paced environment


  • At least 1 year of SSD or related product purchase experience is preferred

  • General knowledge of SSD products

  • Ability to use Microsoft productivity software such as Excel and PowerPoint

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Training and Promotion experience is a plus

  • Team player and the ability to interact with multiple divisions across the board

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:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

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.