Global Logistics Analyst, Early Career

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12624 01-Aug-2022

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

Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult, if not impossible. It’s uniquely Viasat and intentionally not like any other company. The Business Operations team supports all aspects of Viasat’s broad portfolio including government and commercial areas. We manage everything from initial customer demand, through servicing our customer, developing and managing logistics/sustainment solutions to developing a technology roadmap that will move our company ahead.  Viasat is seeking a logistics analyst to support Viasat’s logistics and fulfillment function.  Your responsibilities will be diverse, but you will be empowered to use your initiative and skills in a variety of functions.  As Logistics becomes even more critical in the environment of Global Supply Chain challenges, we need talented and innovative individuals to drive meaningful change in a fun way.  You will be responsible for the efficient movement of goods around the globe via sea, air, and land. This includes shipments from suppliers to warehouses, and ultimately to the customer.  Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate transportation moves globally in a cost effective and compliant manner
  • Create, maintain, and improve logistics processes, transportation cost models, and reporting
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and lead implementation of those improvements
  • Develop creative solutions for challenging circumstances
  • Lead analysis of transportation and warehousing activities
  • Participate in cross-functional forums within Operations, Supply Chain, and Program Management
  • Manage Viasat’s third party logistics (3PL) providers and warehouses
  • Schedule and monitor freight moves leveraging established global 3PL network
  • Ensure 3PL providers are executing all transportation moves in accordance with established service agreements
  • Provide activity and cost summaries to internal and external customers
  • Collaborate with key stake holders to improve service levels and reduce costs

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
  • High analytical aptitude capable of interpreting data to identify trends
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Fluent in English, plus if fluent in Spanish or Portuguese
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and research skills
  • Demonstrate strong organization, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member
  • Ability to meet goals while maintaining an organized and systematic approach to task completion

Preferences

  • Experience with continuous process improvement methodologies including 5S, lean, or six sigma
  • Knowledge of reporting and analytical tools, such as Alteryx, Tableau and OBIEE
  • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally


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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
Up to 25%
Citizenship
US Citizenship required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee

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