Supply Chain Project Manager

Samsara

  • Full Time

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which allows businesses that depend on physical operations to harness IoT (Internet of Things) data to develop actionable business insights and improve their operations. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, we now employ more than 1,800 people globally and have over 1.5 million active devices. Samsara also went public in December 2021 and we’re just getting started. 

Recent awards we’ve won include: 

  • #2 in the Financial Times’ Fastest Growing Companies in Americas list 2021
  • Named as a Best Place to Work in Built In 2022 
  • #19 in the Forbes Cloud 100 2021  
  • IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners 
  • Forbes Advisor named us the Best Solution for Large Companies – Fleet management software for 2022!

We're driving change in industries that are yet to fully embrace digital transformation. Physical operations make up a massive slice of the global economy but haven’t benefited from innovation and actionable information in the way that other sectors have. The potential for scale and impact is huge.

About the role:

The Supply Chain Project Manager II will prioritize, implement, and manage large-scale transformational projects across the Supply Chain Organization. This role requires an experienced Project Manager with a passion for streamlining project plans, centralizing PM processes and generating change. Successful candidates have a strong analytical business acumen and an insatiable curiosity to understand and improve operations.

You will join our new Supply Chain Program Management org and will have the opportunity to help develop many PM capabilities for the wider Supply Chain Org. This role requires excellent leadership skills, strategic thinking, cross functional collaboration, and the ability to manage high-impact projects involving internal and external stakeholders.

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Standardize the process for prioritizing and setting timelines for Operations projects
  • Manage and launch our highest priority projects with an expert approach to internal and cross-functional change management
  • Visualize and plan for processes needed to scale our fast-growing operations team
  • Owns project objectives and milestones with minimal guidance
  • Help develop PM best practices / templates including but not limited to:
    • Resource Management Plans
    • Change Management Process
    • Project Intake Process
    • Capture Lessons Learned post project completion
  • Review project progress and develop dashboards to highlight risks and mitigation plans 
  • Build Business Cases for high priority Operations projects
  • Break down complex projects into key milestones and iterate using new information to deliver on-time and on- budget
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • 5+ years of Supply Chain Project Management experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record launching transformational, cross-functional projects that measurably increase team productivity and/or customer outcomes
  • Ability to ramp up quickly on business priorities and derive insights from data to inform next steps
  • Proven track record of building trust and communicating effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders: executives, Product and Engineering leadership, Supply Chain managers
  • Diplomacy, tact, and poise under pressure when working through issues
  • Concise written and verbal communication skills 
  • Flexibility to quickly adapt to direction changes or new priorities
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to handle projects end-to- end

An ideal candidate also has: 

  • Knowledge of supply chain systems, including ERP, planning systems, CRM, procure-to-pay, warehouse management and manufacturing systems
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • Passion for technology and operations
  • Six Sigma / Agile / Scrum/ PMI certifications

At Samsara, we welcome everyone regardless of their background, race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, etc. 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 or submit regular testing. People who cannot be vaccinated for qualifying medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, and other legally protected categories, may request an accommodation.

Benefits

Our target total compensation market position is in the top 25% of all software and hardware companies. Our full time employees receive an above market-rate salary, an outstanding equity offering, employee-led remote and flexible working, health benefits, personal development, Samsara for Good charity fund, and much, much more. Take a look at our Benefits site to learn more.  

Flexible Working 

At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work, regardless of where they’re based. We value in-person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time, but also appreciate that the world of work has changed. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office, but we also encourage fully remote applicants. As most roles are not required to be in the office, we are able to hire remotely where Samsara has an established presence. If a role is required to be in a certain location and candidates do not have work authorization for that location, Samsara will conduct an immigration assessment. If the role is not required to be in a specific location, Samsara will move forward with the remote location that works best for the business. All offers of employment are contingent upon an individual’s ability to secure and maintain the legal right to work at the company. 

 

Please note: Samsara does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Samsara employees.