Samsara’s Internet of Things solution – which includes fleet technologies ranging from GPS tracking to route optimization to AI-powered dash cameras – is being adopted by thousands of new customers every quarter, helping them improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of their operations.
Samsara is hiring a Senior Demand Planning Manager to oversee the demand management process. The Demand Planning Manager will manage the collaborative demand planning and forecasting process by working with sales, sales operations, strategic finance, supply chain and business operations team. As a senior person on the team, you will drive planning strategy, build relationships and deliver to the business OKRs. This is a highly visible role that offers an opportunity to make business critical decisions that will improve customer service levels while minimizing inventory costs. This position is based in our San Francisco HQ.
Create and Implement Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment process. Work collaboratively with Sales, Product and business unit leadership to establish an executable demand plan that supports the company’s strategic direction.
Communicate to leadership regarding the health of demand, changes in business trends, and risks & opportunities to the operating plan.
Provide input to developing demand planning strategies on existing products, new product transitions and product EOL.
Analyze, communicate, and monitor the impacts of demand changes to supply chain and operations team.
Provide accountability to the demand management processes by reporting performance metrics, improvements and monitoring historical performance.
Evolve operating procedures for supply-demand process and business systems. Proactively drive operational improvements.
5+ years of combined experience in consulting and supply chain planning, demand planning or forecasting processes
Degree in supply chain, engineering, finance, or economics. MBA or CPA preferred
Excellent data analysis and modeling skills
Strong understanding of ERP systems, Salesforce, Tableau, Planning Systems and programming capabilities
Deals with ambiguity, changing priorities and business volatility
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.