Teledyne Technologies Senior Buyer in Milpitas, California
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.
We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.
Must understand at a senior level all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery - Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed. - Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity. - Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs - Issues purchase orders to vendors - Confirms orders within a defined period. Meticulous with detail on timeliness and followup to assures that the commodity is delivered to schedule - Able to mentor Jr and midlevel buyers - Able to follow up and ensure all parts are purchased weekly for all buy signals - Able to multitask and prioritize - NPI experience - Work with accounting to resolve invoice issues. - Reschedules orders as forecast changes to ensure inventory position remains favorable - Maintains build plan with delivery dates for shortages. Expedites with vendors and manufactures to fill the shortages. - Other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor's degree: 8+ years related experience preferred - Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or vendors. - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Order processing software, Inventory software, and Excel.
$139,700.00 - $234,300.00
Teledyne and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other characteristic or non-merit based factor made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
You may not realize it, but Teledyne enables many of the products and services you use every day .
Teledyne provides enabling technologies to sense, transmit and analyze information for industrial growth markets, including aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, energy, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.