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Viasat, Inc. Supply Chain Associate Procurement Specialist (7159) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: DescriptionBigger 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 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 ResponsibilitiesAs 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 and Commercial program(s).Manage full procurement life cycle of assigned programs (quoting, buying, monitoring).Sourcing/Procurement focal point for assigned programsCompliance with FAR/DFAR RequirementsRequirementsBachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Business or related disciplineSkilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word, Excel, and Power PointMust have excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills including the ability to present to Sr. ManagersTo learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here!Additional requirementsMinimum education:BA/BSYears of experience:0-2 yearsTravel:Up to 10%Citizenship:US Citizenship RequiredClearance:None