Process Technician

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #4832 22-Jan-2020

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

Release of hardware to the manufacturing floor through the finished product. Plan out the product stages and best practices to be used out on the factory floor. High level of technical expertise and skill, which they use to set-up, modify, optimize and monitor production processes. Examine process flows and look for ways to streamline production, improving turnaround times. Responsible to make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Proven ability to convert engineering parts lists into fully procurable bills of materials (BOM) with internal part numbers, supplier part numbers, and alternate suppliers. People skills will come into play to work across multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment.

  • 3+ years’ experience in manufacturing.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of Engineering, Quality Assurance and Production teams
  • Ability to generate assembly work instructions for assembling hardware and test equipment.
  • Ability to identify discrepancies and errors in paperwork.
  • Demonstrated high degree of mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience with assembly of hardware.
  • Experience troubleshooting process problems in a technical environment.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Personally accountable for responsibilities and deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to communicate across levels and functions. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Associate’s degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent experience. 
  • U.S. Government Position.  U.S. Citizenship Required.

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

3-5 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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