Aftermarket Planner

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #8526 22-Mar-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

As the Aftermarket Planner, you will coordinate activities associated with the returned products in need of repair or upgrade.  As you manage the returns of assemblies and modular components from the field, you will manage inventory; schedule repair; collect and report repair data,and interact with internal customers, external customers, and suppliers. You will champion repair planning BOMs, material issues, including ordering parts and maintaining data using Oracle ERP system. Your customer service skills will be utilized as you work directly with field service engineers, manufacturing, production control, supply chain, program management, shipping and receiving, test technicians, assemblers, and Aftermarket customer support representatives.

  • Demonstrated experience improving processes or procedures
  • Responsive and detail-oriented team player with a determination to always meet the need of our customers
  • Must be familiar with ERP systems
  • Must be able to lift and move product and subcomponents up to 50 Pounds
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Operations related field
  • US government position. US citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain an FAA clearance
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • 3-5 years of related experience in inventory management or material planning
  • Ability to read and interpret data sheets
  • Contract manufacturing processes and troubleshooting procedures experience
  • Technical experience in a military manufacturing environment
  • Experience master scheduling/planning
  • Experience with continuous process improvement methodologies such as Lean Manufacturing, or Six Sigma
  • Experience working with customer service or suppliers
  • Experience working with Oracle

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

3-5 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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