Supply Base Engineer for EM Commodity

  • Location:
    Taipei, T'ai-Pei Shih, Taiwan
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.

We are seeking an EM (Electro-Mechanical) Component Engineer who will work with our EM Commodity Vendors, JDM Partners, and Meraki Engineers to identify, qualify, and manage EM components with the goal of maintaining Meraki’s quality and supply goals across our diverse product families.

You Will:

  • Support Design Engineering and JDM partners in identifying and qualifying EM components in NPI.

  • Initiate and lead efforts to identify and qualify second sources for material availability, cost reduction, and reliability improvement purposes.

  • Review and approve component data sheets, qualify test plans, and test results.

  • Identify critical and high-risk components in products. Review and approve reliability tests for these components.

  • Conduct regular audits for key component suppliers.

  • Communicate with EM component vendors about component failures, and driving failure analysis and corrective actions.

  • Manage ECOs, MCOs, PCNs through Agile PLM.

  • 20%+ international travel; mainly to China and Taiwan.


You Have: 

  • 5 years experience in an Electro-Mechanical focused role.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of: 

    • PSU requirements and technologies.

    • POE circuits and experience specifying onboard DC to DC converters.

    • Requirements for both New Product Introduction (NPI) and volume manufacturing. 

  • Familiar with: 

    • EM commodities such as interconnect, transformer, PCB, and antenna.

    • High-speed serial interface and can support SFP modules. 

  • Experience with Agile or a similar PLM environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Mandarin a plus.

  • Excellent Project Management data collection skills.

  • An ability and desire to work in a face-paced, highly cross-functional environment.

  • A passion for the details and continuous improvement. 

  • BS/MS or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you.

At Cisco Meraki, we don’t just accept difference – it’s one of our key values. Everybody In means we listen to each other’s opinions. Everybody is accepted and valued here, and we are a team that works as one towards our goals. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Meraki is based in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, less than a 5-minute walk from the Chase Center and with beautiful views of the Oracle Ballpark and the Bay beyond. You will have access to an onsite gym, multiple kitchens stocked with high-quality snacks, a coffee bar, catered lunches every single day, and a generous benefits package.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.