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Supply Chain Director AZ
Supply Chain Director- AZ
Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive and come up with new ideas that will push a product above and beyond your competitors products? ViaSat is a unique blend of technical challenge opportunity to excel team camaraderie and opportunity to work with industry leaders. We are searching for a senior leader to join our grown team.
In June 2017 we launched ViaSat-2 which will improve speeds reduce costs and expand the footprint 7 Xs across North America Central America the Caribbean and Northern South America. Always asking Whats Next we are still redefining the role satellite plays in the competitive broadband communications market.
This key supply chain leadership role is responsible for the mission success of the ViaSat Arizona office. You are responsible for the global planning and sourcing of products and services within our unique supply chain. You will focus on enhancing the capability of our supply chain team to deliver high quality and efficient service to the Arizona location. You will develop and execute process improvement plans implement change and set operational goals. You will foster strong relationships with customers peers suppliers and the supply chain team.
+ Provide strategic leadership and management to ensure cohesive demand planning supply management and materials departments. Encourage employee skillset development and professional growth.
+ Ensure supply chain performance to committed schedules budgets terms conditions and requirements of the Arizona programs.
+ Work with the Program Management team for all new product launches to ensure early involvement and full supply chain integration and utilization. Provided advanced supply chain modeling and analysis in this high-growth environment.
+ Lead strategic planning initiatives for all Arizona based activity to insure continuity of supply.
+ Provide oversight of sourcing approaches and negotiation strategies. Work with the business and the supply market to introduce new products and services through the supply chain to deliver better value and new capabilities to customers.
+ Provide partner-focused oversight of our key suppliers to insure supply integrity and alignment with customer demand requirements.
+ Identify key supply chain risks while providing regular updates to senior management.
+ Integrate with other ViaSat supply chain locations where cross-site supply is required to ensure it is streamlined and not disrupted.
+ Ensure flawless and efficient execution of ViaSats supply chain processes. Manage and deploy procurement improvement initiatives. Work with the cross functional business stakeholders to identify optimization opportunities.
+ Provide the leadership team with data points and strategies that will allow for greater understanding of business functions and their impacts on the supply chain.
+ 15+ years of experience as a supply chain professional in an entrepreneurial high-tech environment with no less than 7 of those years in a management position.
+ Bachelors degree
+ Experience leading a large diverse team with proven results.
+ End-to end supply chain operations background including business planning demand/supply management forecasting and process management.
+ A keen understanding of Supply Chain principles when operating in a NPI environment.
+ Demonstrated leadership success in a high growth fast paced rapid production supply chain department.
+ Experience with supply chain design and implementation in an outsourcing / contract manufacturing model.
+ Excellent communication skills including verbal written and presentation skills including the ability to present to Senior Leadership. Will need to successfully interact with peers and all levels of management within the organization.
+ Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word Excel and Power Point.
+ US government position. US citizenship required.
+ Ability to travel up to 30%.
+ Space or High Tech related experience.
+ MBA or Masters degree is preferred
+ Working knowledge of Federal and Defense contracting requirements (DFAR/FAR/ITAR).
+ Experience with supplier relationship management within a low volume high mix environment.
+ Experience with ERP system Oracle or similar preferred.
+ Experience with PLM Agile or similar preferred.
ViaSat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center. Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort hub of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community The Phoenix metro area has arts entertainment all major league sports and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran 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.
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