Teledyne Technologies

Buyer/Planner 1

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

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Evaluating MRP/ERP demands, and administrating procurement activities (buying) and production control activities (planning) of materials required for VE build.
  • Requesting bids and negotiating prices/deliveries outside vendors and internal supervisors and program managers in order to facilitate production build. Expediting both inbound and in-house past due deliverables.
  • Review & analyze material shortages and recommend suggestions to prevent production delays.
  • Raw material purchasing in support of other purchasing activities.
  • Attend meetings and update reports with relevant information.
  • Review and analyze purchasing performance, generate reports of past and current metrics.
  • Internal distribution of information, forms, and reports – both within the MC/PC department, and to external departments.
  • Evaluate and execute temporary & permanent engineering change orders.
  • Find, research, and evaluate potential new suppliers for procured parts.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a general knowledge of Microsoft Office and Inventory Software.

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred

2-4 years directly related experience.

Follow all import/export requirements.

Basic knowledge of ISO and/or AS9100

Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/6 sigma/Kaizen

Self-motivated and the ability to work independently.

Citizenship Requirements

Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a "U.S. Person" (US citizens, US nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees or refugees).


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