Lean Practitioner - Operational Excellence
Duluth, GA 
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About us

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.


What you'll do

As an Operational Excellence - Lean Practitioner at Viasat you are joining a growing and dynamic group of Lean Practitioners with tangible opportunity to make your own personal impact on the competencies and direction of the team and the company. As a Lean Practitioner, you will be integrated into the broader IE team and predominately operate as a site-lead for the implementation of Lean and 6sigma methods. You will be the face of Lean implementation with primary responsibilities including strategic direction setting, tool selection, implementation leadership, people change management, Lean culture building, and cost impact reporting.


The day-to-day

As an experienced Lean Practitioner, you will be responsible for influencing the adoption of Lean broadly across the organization. From a position of hands-on-engagement you will influence the adoption of Lean via support and resolution of complex business and manufacturing problems. You will focus on schedule performance, quality, and cost metrics as you transform operations towards Operational Excellence standards. At Viasat you will be applying both strategic and tactical skills ranging from implementation of standard work to facilitating policy deployment. This role demands an innate aptitude toward relations development, mentorship, and people change management supported by your holistic knowledge of Lean, 6sigma, continuous improvement, and manufacturing operations.


What you'll need

  • 6-10+ years of applicable experience supporting Lean manufacturing as an Industrial Engr, Manufacturing Engr, Lean Implementation Engr, Continuous Improvement Engr, or similar role
  • 4+ years of close exposure to Manufacturing Leadership or Management
  • Deep understanding of Toyota Production System principles.
  • Significant leadership and experience in brown-field Lean implementations
  • Significant leadership and experience influencing organizational change across all levels and roles.
  • Demonstrated hands-on approach to your roles and responsibilities
  • Deep knowledge and experience in Lean and 6sigma training
  • LSSMBB or LSSBB (MBB preferred)

What will help you on the job

  • Steep bias towards action and tolerance for iteration
  • Introspective, reflective, and inquisitive
  • Passionate perpetual learner
  • Seeks to understand, empathize, and become cognizant of others
  • Open and consistent guide and mentor to many
  • Mindfulness and personal charisma to earn respect and influence decisions

Salary range

$118,900.00 - $206,900.00 / annually



At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. 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 at careers.viasat.com/LifeAtViasat/Benefits.
EEO statement

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 .


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 send an email to recruiting@viasat.com.

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
6 to 10 years
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