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Plm & Supply Chain Manager
Posted on 2/16/2022
Everett, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Advanced skill set in GSuite and Office365
  • Thorough knowledge of MRP/ERP practices and principles
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Be comfortable with questioning ambiguity and driving for clarity
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment
  • Must have excellent organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple on-going projects
  • Attention to detail, problem solving skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all functional areas within the organization are critical
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize and complete specified task deadlines
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Business or equivalent work experience
  • Be a highly visible member of the Engineering organization, responsible for building and supporting PLM processes at SimpliSafe
  • Work across Engineering and Manufacturing Operations teams to maintain data relevant to the SimpliSafe product lifecycle, from prototyping through product end of life
  • Aid in the realization and acceleration of SimpliSafe's product roadmap and sustaining engineering efforts
  • Be a key contributor to all current and future system implementations & updates, to ensure appropriate PLM data integrations
  • Research and anticipate new technology to ensure our product development teams have the tools to perform their jobs efficiently and effectively. Research and analyze third party products and provide purchase recommendations
  • Test and implement required system updates from Propel/Salesforce
  • Train and troubleshoot for users (both internal and external)
  • Test and implement enhancements to support SimpliSafe processes
  • Manage user license count and utilization
  • Identify, direct, and implement projects that result in process improvement
  • Assist with training for new hires
  • Create new SKUs, documents, and BOMs
  • Support Engineering teams in loading development BOMs for new product development builds
  • Ensure accurate Mass Production BOMs are published
  • Ensure Sustaining BOM changes are requested, approved, and implemented through the Change Management process
  • Collaborate with Sourcing, Suppliers, and Engineering to maintain current product costs
  • Create ECOs ensuring the correct parts and/or documents are updated to the correct revision/lifecycle phases
  • Submit ECOs to appropriate approvers, follow up through final approval, and then share with external partners to implement change
  • For ECOs with excess/obsolete inventory implications, collaborate with supply planning to manage disposition of E&O inventory
  • Manage PLM data integrity for data feeds into Finance and Supply Planning systems to ensure accurate supplier forecasts by SKU/location/period
  • Elevate and mitigate new program and sustaining engineering risks
  • Contribute to process improvement and new process development at each stage of the product lifecycle
  • Support departmental operations as needed
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of data structures to assist with requested reporting needs or data questions
  • Possible travel to Asia to conduct meetings with factories and/or liaison offices
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with PLM tools; Propel PLM experience is a plus (operates on Salesforce)
  • Be familiar with best practices governing the product lifecycle of hardware and embedded firmware; consumer electronics experience is a plus
  • Have experience working with global supply chains and manufacturing networks; Asia-based manufacturing is a plus; Mandarin experience is a plus
  • Have experience understanding drivers of cost in the development lifecycle; product costing experience is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Home security company
Company Overview
Simplisafe wants to make home security accessible to everyone
  • Health Insurance - A comprehensive plan provides peace of mind for you and your family.
  • Employee assistance program - Help through the difficult situations that come up at work and at home.
  • Tuition reimbursement - We want you to keep learning, so we’ll cover part of your tuition.
  • 401(k) - Saving for your future in the present.
  • Unlimited vacation - Exempt employees take the time when you need it or want it. We mean it.
  • Life and disability insurance - Coverage for when you need it most.
Company Core Values
  • Customer obsessed
  • Aim High
  • No Ego
  • One Team
  • Life As We Climb
  • Lean & Nimble