New Product Introduction Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9630 09-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

The role of New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer is about being a value-added member on a product development team.  In this role you will learn what it takes to be responsible for the fabrication, assembly, and delivery of prototype hardware.  You will leverage and grow your skills in engineering, communication, problem solving, coordination, and leadership to achieve your goals and objectives.  You will work with functional areas across the company as well as partners and suppliers outside of ViaSat.  You will coordinate the successful transition of products from development to production.

If your passion is to creatively tackle the issues and problems of new product development, if you crave the excitement, challenge, and responsibilities of manufacturing engineering from the engineering development perspective, and if you seek to guide the development of highly manufactured products into production, this Intern opportunity is for you.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Basic understanding of production processes
  • Process improvement-oriented
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Enjoy working on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous internship experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Experience applying Lean Six Sigma principles
  • Understanding of configuration management practices, including bills of material and engineering change orders
  • Background working with printed wiring assemblies and/or electronics box builds
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0-2 years


Up to 10%


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