Supply Chain University Grad- Associate Procurement Specialist

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #3633 12-Jul-2019

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

As a Viasat Procurement Specialist, you will work closely with external suppliers and internal cross-functional partners in Supply Chain, Program Management, Engineering, Legal, Finance and more to ensure achievement of strategic initiatives on critical Government program(s).
  • Manage full procurement lifecycle of assigned programs (quoting, buying, monitoring).
  • Sourcing/Procurement focal point for assigned programs
  • Compliance with FAR/DFAR Requirements
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Business or related discipline
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills including the ability to present to Sr. Managers
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS

Years of experience:

0-1 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

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