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Material Packaging Specialist

Company: Viasat
Location: Duluth
Posted on: November 26, 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.

Viasat is seeking a dynamic material packaging specialist to support our global inventory fulfillment functions. Your responsibilities will be diverse, but you will be empowered to use your initiative in a variety of tasks in support of our Manufacturing, Service, and Engineering departments as well as direct customer requirements. These functions will consist of assessing equipment and material packaging requirements and executing scheduled shipment plans. You will also coordinate with our Quality Department and Program Managers to ensure the flow of products through the crating and shipping processes to meet our internal and external customer requests in the quickest and most efficient way possible.

*Job Responsibilities*

As the Material Packaging Specialist, you will be responsible for product verification for revision correctness, material packaging, and inventory accuracy against the bill of material requirements. You will assess product crating and packaging needs for shipments to our customers or installation teams by meticulously validating quality control that meets company standards for safety, security, productivity, and accuracy. You will assemble boxes, skids, crates, or platforms used for shipping equipment and machine parts. You will inspect and report equipment maintenance as required and in accordance with preventive maintenance standards. You will also pick work orders, perform work order close transactions, and inventory stocking activities. The Material Packaging specialist will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the group lead including occasional work at any of our Off-site local warehouses and any projects as required.

A well-qualified candidate will be a self-starter, exhibit strong problem-solving skills, and have a bias for action. They are team-oriented and possess a forward-looking approach to process refinement.


* 3+ years experience in shipping or material packaging role.
* Material control and physical inventory maintenance experience.
* Experience operating powered industrialized trucks (forklifts and reach lifts).
* Ability to use mechanical impact tools, saws, and drills.
* Ability to work on drawings and documented procedures.
* Demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills.
* Good math and measurement skills
* Prominent level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation.
* High School Diploma.
* U.S. Citizenship is required.


* Carpentry or construction-type skills.
* Familiarity with Barcode and/or RFID equipment
* Prior crating experience.
* Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel and Word.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $25.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

* Shipping & receiving: 3 years (Preferred)
* Forklift: 3 years (Preferred)
* Carpentry: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Viasat, Roswell , Material Packaging Specialist, Other , Duluth, Georgia

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