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 The Production Planner coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules, conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates, inventory levels, and solving production problems.
Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet customer expectation.
Analyze and prepare documents needed for production.
Data analysis and decision making to support raw material supply and finished goods demand.
Maintains the production schedule and other reports as required.
Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectation.
Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.
Interacts with shop floor management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies or additional information as requested from Manufacturing, Program Management, Finance and others.
May be asked to perform other duties at a lower level or higher level of position.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Business or related discipline
Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel and Word
Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills
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