Teledyne Technologies

  • Buyer

    Job Locations US-PA-Montgomeryville
    Requisition ID
    2019-12214
    Company Name
    Teledyne Scientific & Imaging
    Shift
    1st Shift - Morning
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen Only
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
    #CB#
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Judson Technologies (TJT) is a global leader in detectors from the Visible to VLWIR spectrum, offering an extensive range of single element infrared detectors. Two dimensional focal plane arrays (InGaAs, InSb, and HgCdTe) and Integrated Dewar Cooler Assemblies (IDCA) complement our detector portfolio. Military, space, and commercial markets employ our detectors, which are recognized for high performance. Located near Philadelphia, with easy access to the Northeast corridor, TJT offers a small company atmosphere, while enjoying the benefits of being part of a larger corporation.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Purchases materials, equipment, supplies and services of a specialized or complex nature in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    • Performs all procurement functions including purchasing, interface with accounts payable, costing, planning, materials management, import/export management and coordination with shipping/receiving
    • Handles procurement categories such as office supplies, facility and medical supplies and hazardous chemicals/gases
    • Manages invoices for accounts payable and rectifies for discrepancies
    • Tracks open Purchase Orders to ensure on-time delivery and expedites as necessary
    • Manages credit invoices for return and rejected materials, sends out for calibration and plans/ensures their return
    • Checks for and corrects any drawing mistakes before procurement
    • Coordinate with planning to plan and procure standard product material by history, forecast and safety stock
    • Maintains inventory levels for Judson facility
    • Serves as a backup to reception with associated duties including answering phones, performing security functions, maintaining conference room schedules, planning refreshments for meetings and visitors and managing the mail center
    • Manages import and export functions for procurement and trains employees on these functions as needed
    • Manages ITAR procurement by sending forms to ITAR-approved suppliers and maintaining ITAR documentation returned
    • Provides reporting to reflect expense usage, fed-ex shipments, quarterly cost savings, small business reports, gas and chemical usage and government orders
    • Sends Part Classification forms to suppliers on current orders
    • Work closely with engineering and quality departments to develop new suppliers
    • Perform remote and on-site assessments of suppliers
    • Prepare and send supplier scorecards, and work with suppliers to increase performance with regards to cost, on time delivery, and product conformance
    • Monitors projects to ensure completion on schedule and within budget
    • Assist in the development and administration of the department’s overall budget

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:

     

    • Ability to maintain strong, professional relationships with suppliers and customers
    • Superior negotiation skills and ability to constantly interface with management and suppliers
    • Ability to work in a high volume environment with difficult deadlines
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
    • Advanced computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
    • Excellent Reasoning and critical thinking skills
    • Displays exemplary ethics and business conduct and performs work cognizant of safe work practices
    • Experience with MRP systems, (Deltek Costpoint preferred)
    • Experience with import/export compliance a plus

     

    Citizenship Requirements

     

    Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • High School Diploma with ten (10) plus years of experience in a procurement function as a Buyer/Purchasing Agent (Bachelor Degree with three (3) plus years of experience preferred)
    • Certificate in Purchasing Management, Negotiation and/or Import and Export highly desirable

     

     

    What can Teledyne offer YOU?
    A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
    Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
    Paid Vacation Time
    Paid Sick Time
    Life Insurance Benefits
    Paid Holidays
    401(k) Eligibility
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Educational Tuition Reimbursement

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