Teledyne Technologies


Job Locations US-CA-Poway
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne RD Instruments
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge subsea technology companies that are part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. We have evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic, and Vehicle technology together to provide total solutions to our customers.


With about 71% of the Earth’s surface covered in water, a majority of it unmapped, unobserved and undiscovered, the opportunity to be a part of this new exploration is very exciting.  Challenges with temperature extremes, zero visibility and pressures that can crush titanium can make investigation in the ocean depths even more difficult than travel through space.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Teledyne Marine Supply Chain Team participates in this path to discovery in their work on the development of state-of-the-art marine sensors, instruments and vehicles that operate in these environments, tackling applications from deep water observatories through to manned and unmanned vehicles that travel the world’s oceans.


The Buyer evaluates, selects, places and expedites assigned procurement contracts or portions of a procurement contract of moderate complexity, diversification or expense. 


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 2-5 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Commodity experience, including machined parts, electronic components and/or cable assemblies
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing documentation, assembly processes and interpretation of technical drawings
  • Demonstrated experience using ERP systems for planning and procurement
  • Demonstrated understanding of the relationship of transactions in ERP for materials movement in purchasing, planning and accounting
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing assembly processes
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze data and effectively communicate judgments/decisions based on that data to others
  • Intermediate skill in all MS Office applications
  • Experience working independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and effectively communicate judgments/decisions to others
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with team members, customers and suppliers
  • Strong negotiation skills with suppliers to drive better service and cost savings (i.e., contact and evaluate sources, examine bids, etc.)
  • Desire to take on special assignments, such as projects on assigned commodities

Salary Range:  $63,000 USD - $75,000 USD


What can Teledyne offer YOU?

  • Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
  • Excellent Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Eligibility
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Plan 
  • Focus on Wellness & Social Outreach
  • Educational Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fun Employee Events throughout the year

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).

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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