Teledyne Technologies

  • Buyer/Planner 3 (TEMP)

    Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cordova
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne MEC
    1st Shift - Morning
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Wireless is a flagship business unit of Teledyne Microwave Solutions (TMS) with over 50 years of experience in the design, development, and manufacture of sophisticated microwave/RF components and integrated assemblies for the most demanding challenges.

    Our products and capabilities are sought after by civilian and military organizations spanning numerous global markets, including Aviation, Communication, Electronic Warfare (EW/ECM/CIED), Industrial, Missile/UAV, Radar, Satcom, Space, and Test and Measurement. Teledyne Wireless invests heavily in research and development to maintain the ability to offer the world’s most advanced MW/RF capabilities for current and emerging challenges.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Evaluates, selects, places, and expedites assigned procurement contracts or portions of a procurement contract of moderate complexity, diversification or expense. Responsible for (planning, scheduling and monitoring) the movement of materials and returns through the production cycle to determine required materials needed to complete a job. This position develops specifications for new contract orders, evaluates vendor reliability, and develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. The job is further responsible for timely planning inventory control of material as assigned, and performing the following duties under minimal supervision, independent decision making in company policy framework.

    • Purchasing of material required for builds
    • Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
    • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.
    • Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations for guidance of production workers.
    • Prepares purchase orders to obtain materials, tools, and equipment.
    • Production Control (planning) of same material required for VE build
    • Running various reports and distributing them to the planners and buyers
    • Assisting in printing and analyzing the price percent change report
    • Attend various meetings and update reports with the meeting's relevant information
    • Execute temporary and permanent engineering change orders
    • Constant contact with outside vendors and internal supervisors and program managers in order to facilitate production build
    • Analyze cycle count discrepancies to discover the root cause of errors performed and recommend suggestions to prevent future errors


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Education and/or Experience                                          

    Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related positions and 5-10 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • CPIM or Supplier Management and Quality Certificate preferred
    • Full understanding of industry practices
    • Experience in Government FAR Clauses
    • Experience in Small Business Reporting
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint


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