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Atlanta, Georgia
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Operations Program Manager
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. Do you like using your technical Operations expertise as well as superior people skills to build world class products and improve existing product designs? Do you thrive in a fast-paced empowered environment where your engineering mind thrives? If so ViaSat may be a great place for you to take your career. This opportunity is a unique and rewarding position combining aspects of manufacturing product engineering and program management. Intrigued? Keep reading
As an Operations Program Manager (OPM) at Viasat you are a key leader of integrated production program teams and will provide a single-point of accountability to the Business Area Program Managers to ensure timely delivery of products to customers. By providing day-to-day direction to a cross functional team including representatives from New Product Introduction (NPI) manufacturing quality assurance production planning test engineering and purchasing you will manage all aspects of production program requirements. You will work closely with the NPI engineers to ensure production readiness and that key risk mitigation factors for ViaSat are identified and addressed. Using your expertise in Operations you will translate product line forecasts into a Build Plan and plan/manage Manufacturing labor forecasting to Program in both the defense and commercial arenas.
+ 10+ years of experience in hardware centric new product introduction or operations centric program/project management preferably in programs utilizing outsource manufacturing strategies.
+ Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects from new product development through fulfillment of mature products and drive optimization of test through test engineering.
+ Proven track record of project management team leadership problem solving risk mitigation and budget adherence for multiple programs
+ Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead through influence across all levels within ViaSat
+ Strong PC literacy with competency in complex data analysis project management and product collaboration.
+ Ability to complete tactical program deliverables while maintaining focus on strategic priorities
+ Bachelors of Science/Bachelors of Arts degree in a technical discipline (hardware oriented EE ME or IE)
+ US government position. US citizenship required.
+ Up to 25% domestic and international travel
+ ERP software tools with strong preference for Oracle experience.
+ MBA or MS in technical discipline.
+ CPIM or PMP certification
+ Six Sigma Green Belt with DFM experience
+ Engineered to Order Products
The ViaSat Atlanta facility is located in the northeastern suburb of Duluth. Having recently relocated to a new purpose-built campus this office supports the dramatically growing Antenna Systems Group with engineering program management business development manufacturing and product support. This convenient location allows easy access to downtown Atlanta as well as the mountains and parks of north Georgia. Well known as a delightful place to live and work this area presents all the sports cultural and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.
We are searching for candidates who enjoy working within the manufacturing environment and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career ViaSat might be a fit for you! 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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