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Samsara is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which allows businesses and organizations that depend on physical operations to harness IoT (Internet of Things) data to develop actionable business insights and improve their operations. Samsara operates in North America and Europe and serves more than 20,000 customers across a wide range of industries including transportation, wholesale and retail trade, construction, field services, logistics, utilities and energy, government, healthcare and education, manufacturing and food and beverage. Learn more about Samsara's mission to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy at www.samsara.com.

About the role:

Samsara’s Sr. EPM is responsible for leading hardware program management from product concept to mass production. In this role, you will partner with engineers, product managers, and operations to help create a high-quality product and launch it. You’ll be passionate about managing complex projects, demonstrate a high degree of process ownership and innovation, and want to have fun while we transform the industry that is ripe for innovation. 

In this role, you will:

  • Own, drive and actively facilitate the interaction of cross-functional stakeholders to bring products to market, including managing risks, schedule, cost, and quality
  • Drive program timelines and milestones as agreed upon with program leads, identify and mitigate risks, resolve dependencies, unblock progress, and escalate issues
  • Plan and execute on development builds, including factory line bring up, test plans, manufacturing SOPs, allocations, yield reporting, and failure analysis
  • Evaluate supply chain, manufacturing, and build issues by working closely with suppliers to resolve these issues and, as needed, support evaluations of alternate suppliers
  • Ensure quality and cost targets are being driven appropriately at suppliers to minimize cost and ensure the highest quality of the product
  • Drive trade-off discussions internally for increases in features or scope
  • Manage sustaining production of products and lead post-launch failure analysis
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices   

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • 8+ yrs of experience in managing complex hardware projects through the full product development life cycle
  • Strong engineering background. MBA a plus
  • Ability to quickly understand and communicate tradeoffs between engineering design, manufacturability, schedule, and cost
  • Experience in working with ODM/JDMs and silicon suppliers
  • Excellent communicator, relationship builder, and able to thrive in multi-functional team engagement
  • Expertise using various project management and database tools
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and planning skills
  • Self-motivated, action-driven, and biased towards results, and has a strong sense of ownership

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.

Accommodations

Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email accessibleinterviewing@samsara.com or click here if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.

US Only: Please note that Samsara’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all team members who will be meeting in person for business or working from one of our offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. People who cannot be vaccinated for qualifying medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, and other legally protected categories, may request an accommodation. 

Benefits

Working at Samsara has its perks: for all global full-time employees, we provide private medical and dental insurance, growth and development opportunities, regular virtual team and company events, and other location-based perks. Review all of Samsara's current benefit offerings at rewards.samsara.com.

Flexible Work

At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work. We value in person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office. We also offer a co-working support program for employees who are not located near a Samsara office. For more information about our Flexible Work model, please see our blog post here.

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