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Subcontracts Manager Supply Chain
Subcontracts Manager- Supply Chain
Launch your career with ViaSat! ViaSat is a global broadband services technology company who securely connects consumers
businesses and governments to the internet anywhere in the world via satellite. ViaSat is not just an industry leader; we are a
market disrupter ‐ pushing the boundaries of whats possible by creating what doesnt exist. We thrive on accomplishing what
others have proclaimed the impossible. ViaSat designed developed and launched the very first high throughput satellite in
2011 which provides as much bandwidth as all of the satellites over North America and has been a game changer in the market.
We launched ViaSat‐2 in June 2017 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. As a ViaSat Subcontracts Manager you will work
closely with external suppliers and internal cross‐functional partners in Supply Chain Program Management Engineering Legal
Finance and more to ensure high level performance on government and commercial programs.
Key responsibilities include:
+ Lead the supplier selection process with engineering teams.
+ Understand competitive landscape and technology differentiators amongst the top tier supply base in order to make strategic sourcing decisions and manage risks.
+ Negotiate and administer optimal terms with suppliers that consider among other things cost quality and supply continuity in support of unique program requirements.
+ Manage establish and foster effective strategic supplier relationships with ViaSats top tier suppliers/contract manufacturers.
+ Order management including capacity analysis and forecasting.
+ Identify and manage supply chain risks in order ensure supplier success and optimal supplier performance.
+ Management of supply strategies that may span across ViaSat locations/offices.
+ Manage supplier business reviews and performance metrics.
+ Participate in setting the strategic direction of the supply chain organization including ensuring early and active
+ involvement with the programs.
+ Attend and present at program management reviews and technical strategy sessions.
+ Passionately drive supply chain improvements that exceed internal and external customers expectations.
+ Participate and/or lead commodity councils and supply chain improvement initiatives.
+ 7+ years of experience as a supply chain professional in an entrepreneurial high‐tech environment
+ Experience with contract management project management and supplier relationship management within a low volume high mix environment or complex environment.
+ Experience with supplier development and/or top tier supplier management.
+ Analytical skills specific to Procurement (Supplier Performance Costed BOMs etc.).
+ Must have excellent communication skills including verbal written and presentation skills including the ability to present to sr. managers and program leadership.
+ Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word Excel and Power Point.
+ US government position. US citizenship required.
+ Bachelors Degree
+ Ability to travel up to 30%.
+ Space /Aerospace or Electronics program related experience preferred.
+ 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 Mecca 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.
If youre interested in continued growth meaningful contributions and have the flexibility to perform in dynamic team environments then ViaSat may be a fit for you!
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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