Manager – Manufacturing Design Engineering
Posted on 2/24/2023

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 • United States
Experience Level
  • 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
  • 10+ years of experience in high volume electronics industry
  • Degree in electrical, mechanical, manufacturing engineering or equivalent
  • Solid technical background in factory operation management, manufacturing process engineering, manufacturing test engineering and quality management
  • Demonstrated ability to own Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA), as well as 8-D problem solving
  • Experience with electronics design and assembly, including CAD, tolerance analysis, and test engineering (power, optical, RF, etc)
  • Ability to travel to manufacturing partners up to 10%
  • Exhibited ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and drive independent work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating and auditing new and existing manufacturing facilities
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement while incorporating technologies and processes that align manufacturing operations to improving industry standards
  • Worked on a wide variety of systems for different use cases and environments including automotive, indoor and outdoor industrial areas, and whatever we may do next
  • Spearhead a global manufacturing operations team based in North America and Asia
  • Manage across cross-functional teams and JDM partners to develop manufacturing processes at the factory to drive line qualification, manufacturing test metrics, and rigorous validation plans for high volume production
  • Collaborate with Engineering teams on system-level design for manufacturability (DFM), identifying and mitigating process risks early in development
  • Define the bar for factory health including yield, throughput, RMA rate expectations
  • Drive factory optimizations through lean, six sigma, cycle time studies to unlock highest efficiency
  • Develop and implement testing & quality control plans to ensure compliance to product specifications
  • Research: stay abreast of the latest trends in related products, fabrication techniques, vendors, quality assurance, process, etc
  • Mentor, coach, and uplevel the team around you. You will be a role model
  • 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
  • Hire, develop and lead an inclusive, engaged, and high performing team