Manufacturing Engineering Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9756 03-Sep-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

Manufacturing Engineering Intern will be assigned to products and functional areas within Operations, with the responsibility to cover:

  •  Learn Production & Depot support needs in the assembly and testing of Electro-mechanical box-builds
  •  Helping to continuously improve and optimize existing production processes
  •  Coordinating with cross-functional teams for problem solving and project work
  •  Dispositioning and root cause analyses of discrepant material
  •  Assist in the development of tooling, fixturing, and other assembly aids
  •  Sustaining process documentation and approving document Ops change reviews
  •  Maintaining, troubleshooting, and evaluating production equipment as needed
  •  Supporting production processes including product flows and routings


  •  Pursuing degree in Mfg, Industrial, Mechanical or other related
  •  Mechanical & computer aptitude
  •  Some knowledge of automated assembly machines, and/or ability to operate such equipment
  •  Some knowledge in troubleshooting and repair ability for assembly and tooling
  •  Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Agile, Oracle, Python, SolidWorks, and/or other manufacturing software
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate across all levels and functions


  •  Experience in high tech manufacturing as an Intern
  •  Experience with Lean 6 Sigma methodologies
  •  Experience with the requirements to meet IPC-A-610 acceptability standard for Class 3 assemblies
  •  Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents and engineering drawings (GD&T a plus)

This role requires vaccination under current guidance applicable to Viasat. As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

Worker Classification:


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