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Procurement Operations Specialist



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations™ Cloud, which is a platform that enables organizations that depend on physical operations to harness Internet of Things (IoT) data to develop actionable insights and improve their operations. At Samsara, we are helping improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the physical operations that power our global economy. Representing more than 40% of global GDP, these industries are the infrastructure of our planet, including agriculture, construction, field services, transportation, and manufacturing — and we are excited to help digitally transform their operations at scale.

Working at Samsara means you’ll help define the future of physical operations and be on a team that’s shaping an exciting array of product solutions, including Video-Based Safety, Vehicle Telematics, Apps and Driver Workflows, Equipment Monitoring, and Site Visibility. As part of a recently public company, you’ll have the autonomy and support to make an impact as we build for the long term.

Recent awards we’ve won include:

Glassdoor's Highest-Rated Tech Companies for Culture and Values 2023

Great Place To Work Certified™ 2023

Best Place to Work by Built In 2023

Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023

Deloitte Fast 500 Companies

We see a profound opportunity for data to improve the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations, and hope you consider joining us on this exciting journey.

About the role:

The Procurement Operations Specialist is focused on procurement activities, including providing support for purchasing activities, including supplier setup and purchase order activities, and is a key contributor in Procure to Pay (P2P) processes.

Procurement Operations is part of the overall buying process and this role reports into the Manager of Procure to Pay.

We are seeking an individual who is a stakeholder-centric business partner, acts with a sense of urgency, operates with respect, possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and has motivation when faced with challenges. The individual thrives in a high-energy work environment and has a passion for creating and enhancing processes to scale and grow with the business. This role can be office-based or fully remote in Mexico.

You should apply if:

  • 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, and 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.

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara.

In this role, you will facilitate:

Procurement Management

  • Manage purchase requests and complete supplier setups in our ERP
  • Create Purchase Orders
  • Amend Purchase Orders as instructed by management
  • Partner with Accounts Payable to streamline the Procure to Pay process
  • Drive the continued adoption of our procurement solutions and processes
  • Assist with accruals due diligence for the monthly close process

Outreach and Cross-Functional Initiatives

  • Challenge our suppliers, employees, and professionals to enable a simple Procure to Pay process
  • Partner with Security, Business Technology, and Legal teams to facilitate new supplier screenings
  • Work with our Supplier Community to drive automation and to improve supplier performance
  • Manage and maintain the relationship between the internal customers and vendors while focusing on growing positive relationships with our suppliers
  • 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

Reporting and Month-End Close

  • Build and maintain Procure to Pay dashboard and metrics
  • Reconcile account statements
  • Support the monthly closing process
  • Assist with the preparation of comprehensive analyses, schedules, and Procurement presentations

Process and Systems

  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies and recommend changes and improvements to the accounts payable processes and systems to ensure scalability
  • Document ProcOps processes, ensuring compliance with Procurement policies and internal controls
  • Maintain and perform relevant SOX and operational controls
  • Ensure adherence to policies and internal controls

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, or related fields
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills with a high attention to detail
  • Able to work with a high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to partner with business stakeholders
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Able to assist with issue identification and resolution
  • Strong organization skills with exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Familiarity with the budgeting and financial close processes
  • Technical knowledge of financial and procurement systems such as Netsuite, Oracle iProcurement; ZipHQ, or Coupa

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience working at a publicly traded company is preferred

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.



Full time employees receive an above market total compensation package along with employee-led remote and flexible working, health benefits, 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.