Supply Chain University Grad - Project Planner

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #3646 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

Viasat is searching for a talented Project Planner to join our growing Operations team in our Atlanta, GA facility. You will be responsible for helping bring new product to life while simultaneously meeting program objectives for cost and schedule.  You will utilize your organizational and methodical approach as you plan and monitor material supply through creation, release, and management of purchase requisitions and work orders.  Your attention to detail will benefit you as you review Bills of Materials for both standard product lines and custom product programs and utilize Oracle's ERP system in planning of materials and labor resources to fulfill customer demand while also managing inventory levels for projects by successfully managing MRP demand, procurement, and engineering change activity.  Your perspective and collaboration skills will help you successfully develop production plans through close communication with Engineering, Program Managers, Business Development, and Business Area Management. Taking ownership of your work will insure your monthly reporting to management on key metrics on inventory, program status, and production/planning activities will help drive and keep the entire department and company on track for continued success.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Business or related discipline
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel and Word
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills
Preferences
  • Technical skills including Tableau and Alteryx, with additional Behavioral skills including cross – functional collaboration, presentation experience, attention to detail, as well as an analytical mindset.

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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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