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Supply Chain Sourcing Manager at ViaSat in Atlanta, US


This is a Full-Time position in Atlanta posted Feb 05.

Supply Chain Sourcing Manager

Atlanta Georgia

Description: ViaSatneed a Supply Chain Sourcing Manager immediately starts from Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:34:26 GMT, this position will be placed in Georgia.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to ViaSat starts from Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:34:26 GMT.

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 Manager 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! Experience/Skills

8+ years of experience as a supply chain professional in an entrepreneurial, high-tech environment.

Track record of successful strategic sourcing, subcontract drafting and 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 position. US citizenship required.

Ability to travel up to 25%

Master’s Degree (ME, EE, IE) C.P.M. or CPSM

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.
** ViaSat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

Date Posted

Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:34:26 GMT




Atlanta, GA

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