Product Quality Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9719 09-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

Are you the type of person that believes in doing the right thing even when there is an easier path to take? Is your personal motto Quality First? If this describes you, you might be a good fit for our Quality Engineering Team!

In this role, you will grow your engineering career as you:

  • Reviewing processes and key performance indicators for our quality management system and lead initiatives for improvement
  • Have opportunities to learn and perform effective internal audits
  • Analyze data related to our inspection processes, drive top issues to root cause and corrective action
  • Contribute and provide guidance to evaluate quality performance of Viasat products.
  • Help coordinate Corrective Action Requests (CARs) and Failure Analysis Requests (FARs) for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams as you purpose and implement process changes or new solutions.


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Some experience in Quality Engineering in support of electronic assemblies or manufacturing processes including SMT CCAs, Box Build and Test
  • General knowledge of process improvement, lean manufacturing or root cause and corrective action
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, & Power Point
  • Strong math, statistics, and data analysis skills 


  • Experience in process improvement, root cause and corrective action, failure analysis, lean manufacturing, data analysis  

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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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