Samsara hardware products are plug and play, and core to the product portfolio. The hardware operations team is responsible for industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and supply chain. Everyone here has a big impact in bringing products to market. We focus on the key creative/design/problem-solving and bolster our development resources with top JDMs, toolmakers, and suppliers.
Samsara has an expanding supply chain as we grow our product portfolio. Samsara’s Supply Chain Operations Analyst will be a core member of the Hardware Operations team and will help drive purchasing, procurement, and product cost management. This is multifaceted role so candidates must have 1-2 years of work experience, as well as a strong desire to build a career in Supply Chain and/or Hardware.
Partner with the R&D Engineering Team to support all prototype material & tooling requests in order to bring new products to market.
Generate and update all production purchase orders to our manufacturing partners.
Oversee and verify vendor invoicing matches shipped / received goods and coordinate with Accounts Payable for timely approvals.
Monitor & Resolve Material Shortages highlighted on the Clear to Build report.
Set up new vendors and cultivate key relationships with them acting as the main point of contact
Monitor production reports from our manufacturing and supply partners to ensure adherence to production schedules
Partner with Planning & Sales Teams to ensure Finished Goods inventory is correctly allocated across Samsara’s distribution network to support sales and revenue goals.
Analyze weekly shipments and establish ontime ship metrics for our manufacturing partners and freight forwarders.
Support Incoming Quality Check process onsite at Samsara and handle quality assurance reporting of outgoing goods
Monitor and track Samsara’s subcomponent materials supply and manufacturing costs across all products
Coordinate with Supply Chain Manager to engage with existing vendors and identify new alternate vendors to ensure Samsara is receiving competitive pricing.
Track and update Total Landed Costs for all Finished Goods SKU’s.
BA/BS, Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial/Electrical), Supply Chain Management or Economics preferred
1-2 years of work experience in an analytical / consulting role, preferably with supply chain or logistics experience