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San Diego, California
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Product Quality Engineer
San Diego CA
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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!
As a key member of our Corporate Quality Team you will be an active liaison and main point of contact between Suppliers Supply Chain Agents Operations Program Managers Design Engineering New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineering and Product Quality Engineering. Your analytical and communication skills will be key as you resolve Supplier issues and drive corrective and preventive actions. Utilizing your collaborative spirit you will work with the Supply Chain NPI and Design Engineering organizations to develop new Suppliers and evaluate existing suppliers. Your attention to detail will ensure ViaSat standards are maintained. Your drive for continual process improvement will devise and implement world class Quality practices related to Supplier Quality and move Quality by Detection to Quality by Prevention.
As you plan and conduct activities concerned with supplier quality assurance by performing the following duties:
+ Plans and conducts supplier audits.
+ Performs risk analysis based on the commodity and supplier capabilities.
+ Reviews Statistical Process Control (SPC) at current and potential suppliers.
+ Documents data obtained during all supplier quality assurance activities Consistent with company policies and procedures.
+ Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during supplier quality activities.
+ Maintains and updates the approved supplier list as needed.
+ Prepares reports to communicate involvement and results of quality activities.
+ Learns and maintains working knowledge of industry driven standards.
+ Collaboration with Engineering to refine specifications to ensure supplier good supplier interpretation.
+ Develop execute and analyze quality-reporting measures.
+ Audit suppliers and establish supplier quality requirements.
+ Participate in internal and external quality audits.
+ Interface with suppliers to assure that effective corrective action is implemented as needed.
+ Experience in a similar Quality Engineer Role
+ Knowledge of theory and principles of statistics and statistical process control.
+ Ability to interpret engineering drawings read procedures and process guidelines record and interpret data.
+ Previous experience with ISO/AS-9000 Standards or similar
+ Working knowledge of PLM Tool (such as Agile) as well as ERP system (such as Oracle).
+ Working knowledge of Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and other failure analysis quality tools
+ Ability to review 8D and 5 Whys corrective action responses.
+ Must have ambition (the drive to learn and achieve personal advancement).
+ Must display autonomy (ability to work independently with minimal supervision).
+ Must be detail oriented (ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task).
+ Demonstrate technical aptitude (ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information).
+ Advanced Microsoft Office computer skills to compute and compile necessary data and to present data in various forms for recording reporting and presentations.
+ Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.
+ US Government position. US Citizenship required.
+ Up to 25% travel domestic and international.
+ Experience in a role related to space flight hardware
+ Experience in a role related to FAA requirements
+ Experience planning and conducting supplier quality assurance activities.
+ Experience in Quality (or Manufacturing) Engineering in support of electronic assemblies including SMT CCAs Box Build and Test
+ Lean Six Sigma (with belt certification).
+ Application of statistical process control (SPC).
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 youll never want to leave our beautiful campus. You can also reach out to help others in the community by being involved in our VPartners program.
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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