Demand Planner
Posted on 7/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform
Company Overview
Samsara’s mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations that power the global economy. The company is building a connected operations platform for tracking fleets of vehicles and other equipment.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: Your efforts will result in real-world impact-helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, reduce emissions, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely
  • You are the architect of your own career: If you put in the work, this role won't be your last at Samsara. We set up our employees for success and have built a culture that encourages rapid career development, countless opportunities to experiment and master your craft in a hyper growth environment
  • You're energized by our opportunity: The vision we have to digitize large sectors of the global economy requires your full focus and best efforts to bring forth creative, ambitious ideas for our customers
  • You want to be with the best: At Samsara, we win together, celebrate together and support each other. You will be surrounded by a high-caliber team that will encourage you to do your best
  • Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, or Economics
  • 8+ years (or 6+ with Masters) of combined experience in consulting and supply chain planning, demand planning, or business planning
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to clearly lay out assumptions, risks, and opportunities in logical models
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize information in a digestible format for a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail while never losing sight of the big picture
  • A proactive, positive approach to problem solving
  • Deals with ambiguity, changing priorities and business volatility
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems, Salesforce, Tableau, Planning Systems (e.g. Adaptive)
  • MBA
  • Programming capabilities (SQL, Python)
  • Electronics manufacturing experience
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Product, and business unit leadership to establish an executable demand plan that supports the company's strategic direction in the Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment process
  • Deliver timely, accurate demand forecasts to achieve company objectives on revenue and cost with respect to partnerships and channel sales
  • Build cross-functional partnerships to understand activities in other parts of the business and how they may impact the demand forecast
  • Communicate to leadership regarding the health of demand, changes in business trends, and risks & opportunities to the operating plan
  • Provide input to developing demand planning strategies on existing products, new product transitions, and product EOL
  • Analyze, communicate, and monitor the impacts of demand changes to the Supply Chain and Operations teams
  • Drive improvements to the forecasting process by developing rigorous analyses using historical data and in-depth knowledge of the business, changing the forecast model to meet business needs as required
  • Provide accountability to the demand management processes by reporting performance metrics, improvements, and monitoring historical performance
  • Evolve operating procedures for supply-demand process and business systems. Proactively drive operational improvements
  • 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