Supply Chain Sourcing Manager

Company Name:
ViaSat, Inc
In-flight wireless broadband, military communication, satellite news gathering...these are just a few of the innovative ways that our technology is a part of millions of lives daily all around the world. The Supply Chain
role is a vital part of what we do and will be key in the launch and growth of our new businesses and products.
As ViaSat's Supply Chain Manager you will manage domestic and international strategic suppliers as you evaluate market trends and sources of supply. You will benchmark suppliers and industry technologies and perform past and future spend analysis. We will count on you to develop, present, and execute category sourcing strategies for key commodities.
The SCM represents the Supply Chain organization in several program teams and is responsible to propose sourcing options and possible trade offs in the requirements for the main components in order to reduce risks and meet the program technical expectations, schedule and budget. You will provide cost estimates during the bid and development phases and be responsible to obtain quotes, identify and validate suppliers as needed and provide all the information to the tactical procurement group to release production orders in compliance with all applicable requirements (ITAR, FAR requirements, competition, small businesses and price justification). You have experience leading an integrated product team through supplier selection and you are a shrewd negotiator! You have successfully drafted and executed subcontracts.
The successful SCM is proactive with strong and engaging interpersonal communication skills and is focused on service to internal customers. If you have a "can do" attitude and you thrive in a fast-paced environment, this may be just the opportunity you've been looking for!
8+ years of experience as a supply chain professional in an entrepreneurial, high-tech environment.
Track record of successful strategic sourcing, negotiation, project management, and supplier relationship management within a low volume high mix environment.
Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word, Excel, and Power Point
Bachelor's degree with focus in Operations, Supply Chain or Engineering
US government
. US citizenship required.
Ability to travel up to 25%
Master's Degree (ME, EE, IE)
C.P.M. or CPSM certification
Experienced user of Oracle 11i and Agile
Design to cost / design for manufacturability
Experience with FAR and DFAR
The ViaSat Atlanta campus is located in the northeastern suburb of Duluth. This facility supports the dramatically growing Antenna Systems Group with engineering, program management, business development, manufacturing, and product support.
We encourage you to take a couple minutes to submit your resume to be considered as the newest member to our growing team. We look forward to hearing from you.

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