Associate Procurement Specialist, Early Career

US - Remote Ref #12797 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

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
  • Previous internship or work experience in a corporate environment
  • Project experience related to Supply Chain

Preferences

  • Exposure to ERP or MRP tools, such as Oracle, SAP, and others
  • Working knowledge of data analytics or business intelligence tools such as Tableau
  • Internship or work experience in procurement

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
Up to 10%
Citizenship
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For Colorado-based jobs only: The minimum for this position is $62,400 annually; however, base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.
62,400

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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