Supply Chain Intern

Palo Alto, CA /
Ιnternships & Residencies /
At Matician, our goal is to save people time and energy through automation and robotics. Individuals spend on average 10+ hours weekly doing mundane tasks in their home. We are using Level 5 Autonomy and mobility to reimagine home devices in order to give people this time back. We build and ship great products that solve real problems for people we love. Our mission-driven team values learning and curiosity in a high-ownership culture. 

We're looking for a full-time Supply Chain Intern to join us for a work term, with runway for huge and immediate impact. You will work directly with our Supply Chain Lead and various hardware engineering leaders, as well as with external partners and vendors.

What you'll do

    • Build inventory management systems from scratch for receiving, inventory, and material movement
    • Define and implement inventory management policies – storage locations, inventory movements (WIP) and transfers
    • Maintain the integrity of virtual and physical inventory systems through regular updates based on goods received, parts outgoing, and transfers to work stations
    • Take ownership of all incoming freight, standard carrier deliveries, and in-house parts
    • Build KPI dashboards to monitor inventory and BOM cost levels
    • Investigate and support the implementation of a new ERP system
    • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and potential partners while promoting the company values and initiatives
    • Design and implement supply chain optimization projects


    • Engineering or Business degree in the field of manufacturing, supply chain, or logistics
    • Ability to lift, load, and deliver physical materials/equipment using pallet jacks and other equipment

Bonus Requirements

    • Experience in building an inventory program from the ground up, including process definition and system specification and rollout
    • Ability to create and maintain dashboards and reports
    • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems such as NetSuite or SAP
    • Fundamental understanding of warehouse systems and technologies including barcoding, Kanban systems, Inventory cycle counts and reconciliation methods, and storage configurations for complex BOMs

We'd love to hear from you if...

    • You are driven by a high degree of ownership and autonomy
    • You are looking for greater scope in your role to help define a new (and integral) function in our organization
    • You are genuinely motivated to help those around you
    • You are passionate about learning outside of your normal comfort zones
    • You love diagnosing complex technical issues
    • You are excited to do great work
If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity at Matician! Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who are keen to learn and are passionate about what Matician is building. We want to hear how you can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just the above boxes.