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Senior Manager, Supply Chain Digital Transformation

Company: Viasat, Inc.
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Digital Transformation US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9223 14-Jul-2021 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 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 Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, lead technology decisions, and come up with new ideas that will push capabilities above and beyond that of your competitors'? ViaSat is a unique blend of technical challenge, opportunity to excel, team camaraderie, and a chance to work with industry leaders. Sound interesting? Keep reading. As a key leader in the Operations Process & Technology group, you will work closely with Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Test, Supply Chain, IT, Engineering, and Business unit functions to develop and implement the supply chain systems and technology roadmap to transform functional capabilities that enhance business performance across key objectives like time to market, quality, agility, and operational excellence. A successful candidate will bring a wealth of Technology and Systems experience as well as strategic thought leadership, will be able to quickly understand the specific business needs of ViaSat, and possess the influence needed to gain consensus and drive implementation, moving the business forward in the near term while positioning it to scale effectively with projected growth in the future. Responsibilities

  • Chart the course for the digital transformation of Viasat's Supply Chain and Operations functions
  • Develop and maintain the ERP and core business application ecosystem roadmap for supply chain management
  • Lead the Supply Chain microservices platform including capabilities such as process and task mining, Robotic Process Automation, Intelligent Process Automation, Chatbots, etc.
  • Manage business capability modeling and strategic planning for supply chain processes and technologies
  • Represent the Global Supply Chain segment on the Corporate Enterprise Architecture team
  • Lead and grow a talented team of Engineers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, and Data Scientists
  • Cultivate supply chain innovation
  • Effectively manage the relationship with stakeholders, revolutionizing their world by delivering what is possible, not just what is requested.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technology, and the competitive landscape relevant to Supply Chain and Operational capabilities and technologies to keep Viasat at the leading edge and differentiated from competition.
  • Leverage Data Engineering, Data Science, Machine Learning, AI, Robotic Process Automation, and Intelligent Process Automation to transform supply chain management.
  • Develop approaches for implementing emerging technologies such as blockchain.
  • Foster a culture of agility that embraces MVPs and fast feedback/learning as part of process innovation and dynamic course setting.
  • Ensure that the digital transformation teams are staffed with the right mix of skillsets, knowledge, and talent to be able to deliver the right velocity of transformation.
  • Become a trusted leader and partner--across Viasat, delivering--solutions at scale that optimize complex business and technical challenges within a flat organizational framework utilizing a mix of ERP, SaaS, and in-house developed solutions.
  • Consult with teams internally and externally on best practices, policies & compliance, and help shape the industry future.
  • Develop, refine, and inform on relevant--metrics and KPIs that demonstrate--transformation progress and the associated impact to business performance. Requirements
    • 8+ years of experience in supply chain technology orchestration within a high-tech environment
    • Deep knowledge of ERP and business systems in the supply chain area including Product Data Mgmt, Product Lifecycle Mgmt, MRP, Source to Pay, Shop Floor Control, Order to Cash, After Market Support, etc.
    • Experience with Robotic Process Automation, Process/Task Mining, and low code mobile app capabilities
    • Familiar with modular contemporary SW architecture, and microservice delivery models
    • Knowledgeable with Cloud ecosystems/tooling such as AWS, Azure, Google
    • Experience with strategic planning, portfolio management, and technology roadmaps
    • Demonstrated history of people leadership and development
    • Experience with Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and chat bots
    • Experience with UX and Customer Journey Mapping
    • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology
    • Knowledge of value chain functions such as Design Engineering, Configuration Mgmt, NPI, Mfg Engineering, Sourcing, Procurement, Logistics, Materials Mgmt, Production Test, and Quality
    • Knowledgeable on industry digital best practice in Supply Chain and Operations functions
    • Knowledge of value chain functions such as Design Engineering, Configuration Mgmt, NPI, Mfg Engineering, Production Test, and Quality
    • Experience with regulated environments such as ITAR, FAA, etc.
    • Capable of applying resourceful and creative thought processes to resolve complex problems
    • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities based on workload and direction from management and/or customers in a fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Strong relationship building, teamwork and communication skills
    • Adept at articulating value and developing effective business cases, and influencing at all levels of the organization
    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, IT, or Business
    • Ability to travel up to 10% Preferences
      • Agile/Scrum/PMI Certifications
      • Experience with Cloud ERP systems
      • Experience with Oracle EBS (R12)
      • Experience with Agile Product Lifecycle Management
      • MBA or Master's Degree
      • Lean Six Sigma Certifications To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click-- here ! 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. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here .

Keywords: Viasat, Inc., San Diego , Senior Manager, Supply Chain Digital Transformation, Professions , Carlsbad, California

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