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Atlanta, Georgia
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Project Planner
Atlanta GA
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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. Our competitive advantage is our people and technology. We attract and retain some of the worlds top talent. At Viasat you will have the opportunity to work on the toughest technical problems alongside leaders of the industry in an informal campus-like atmosphere. The work is demanding but the results are meaningful and rewarding. Come be a part of this exciting company where you will drive your own career without lanes where the possibilities are limitless!
Viasat is searching for a talented Project Planner to join our growing Operations team in our Atlanta GA facility. Your broad background gained through education and experience will be put to the test in this dynamic role where you will be responsible for helping bring new product to life while simultaneously meeting program objectives for cost and schedule. You will utilize your organizational and methodical approach as you plan and monitor material supply through creation release and management of purchase requisitions and work orders. Your attention to detail will benefit you as you review Bills of Materials for both standard product lines and custom product programs and utilize Oracles ERP system in planning of materials and labor resources to fulfill customer demand while also managing inventory levels for projects by successfully managing MRP demand procurement and engineering change activity. Your perspective and collaboration skills will help you successfully develop production plans through close communication with Engineering Program Managers Business Development and Business Area Management. Taking ownership of your work will insure your monthly reporting to management on key metrics on inventory program status and production/planning activities will help drive and keep the entire department and company on track for continued success.
+ 1+ years of relevant experience in a similar role
+ Experience using MRP systems
+ Accomplished user of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
+ Ability to multi-task and juggle changing priorities
+ Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering or similar technical degree. Will accept equivalent combination of experience and education.
+ US Government position. US citizenship required
+ Up to 10% domestic travel
+ Experience with Oracle ERP system
+ APICS certified or able to complete certification within 18 months
+ Successful implementation of Lean concepts
Located in the heart of the Southeast our Duluth GA office offers culture southern hospitality and cutting edge technology. Its just a stones throw from Atlanta where you can enjoy the local sports teams theater and cultural events but far enough away that you can savor a more rural countryside the best of both worlds. Drive your career to Viasat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company your team and our customers!
Want to join a company that dreams big and executes on big ideas? Join us on the corner of imagination and innovation and submit your resume today. Its easy and could launch your career! Once you submit your resume someone from the Talent Acquisition department will reach out to you if they see a fit.
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.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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