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Global Supply Manager FAR DFAR Focus Featured Urgent

Location
San Diego, California
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
15037BR

Global Supply Manager - FAR/DFAR Focus
15037BR
San Diego CA
Job Responsibilities
Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive lead sourcing decisions 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 have recently 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 programs. You will provide supply chain management and implement sourcing strategies to support the business needs. You will focus on enhancing the capability of our supply chain team to deliver high quality and efficient service to the ViaSat at our Carlsbad CA (San Diego) 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.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Ensure supply chain performance to committed schedules budgets terms conditions and requirements of programs.
+ Ensure flawless and efficient execution of ViaSats procurement processes.
+ Manage the processes and tools for the team.
+ Develop manage and implement new sourcing 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 oversight and approval of sourcing approaches and negotiation strategies.
+ Manage and deploy procurement improvement initiatives.
+ Work with the cross functional business stakeholders to identify optimization opportunities.
+ Lead develop and motivate employees.
Requirements
+ 7+ years of experience as a supply chain professional in an entrepreneurial high-tech environment
+ 4+ years of FAR/DFAR procurement experience
+ Demonstrated leadership success and characteristics- setting goals inspiring/influencing others and always finding a way to meet the business objectives.
+ New Product Introduction Space Aerospace or Electronics program related experience preferred
+ Must have 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 25%.
Preferences
+ 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
Our Carlsbad CA office is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 5 minutes from the beach. We know there is more to life than work and with full gym access volleyball/basketball courts and meal services onsite.
Are you ready to take the next step in your career where you will work in a highly collaborative team environment be challanged and enjoy coming to work? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat. We look forward to hearing from you.
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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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