SimpliSafe is seeking a summer intern to help drive the development and manufacturing for our award-winning wireless/IoT home security system.  In this role, you will be a core member of the team creating, managing and improving our existing internal processes for the future of our manufacturing operations.

What You'll Do 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform or lead special projects for manufacturing operations team and ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Help scope and implement cost accounting initiatives such as standard costing, PPV (Purchase Price Variance), and PP&E (Plant, Property, and Equipment) depreciation schedules.
  • Help structure and build budgets for NPI programs (New Product Introduction).
  • Be a key contributor to S&OP process improvements across supply planning, demand planning, and inventory management.
  • Assist in modeling manufacturing value added (MVA) cost and target cost for existing and future hardware products.
  • Help maintain costed bill of materials to support the implementation of Product Lifecycle Management tool. 

What You'll Bring

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative, dynamic, cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to build relationships.
  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives.
  • You have a knack for and interest in learning new enterprise software programs (e.g., Propel).
  • Familiarity with structured query languages, and object-oriented programming languages is a plus (e.g. MySQL, Python) for building API connections, task automation, and data aggregation.
  • Proficiency with large datasets, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Google G Suite.
  • Have an interest in a Corporate Finance or Operations career.
  • Candidate must be a recent graduate or pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • A GPA of 3.0 (cumulative) or higher is preferred.

Perks of Interning at SimpliSafe

You can look forward to weekly Bagel Thursdays, bi-weekly lunches, kitchens stocked with healthy snacks and plant-based milks, team and company outings, an office in the heart of downtown Boston, and networking opportunities with your fellow interns!

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