Manufacturing Engineering Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9756 03-Sep-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 growing rapidly and 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

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)

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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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