Teledyne Technologies

Sr. NPI Buyer/Planner

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

Company Overview

Teledyne LeCroy, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets state of the art test and measurement equipment. Originally founded as LeCroy Corporation, the company was formed in 1964; the company was acquired by Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) in 2012 and now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary. This NPI buyer/planner role will support the manufacturing department.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

  • Creates Operations meeting notes and action items from NPI Meetings
  • Creates NPI production orders and defines delivery dates for shortages
  • Creates Kit tracking document from kits being issued, kits being assembled and put to stock or assemblies being capitalized; and publishes document
  • Updates kits to new rev releases and quantity changes
  • Maintain critical component spreadsheet and publish executive summary
  • Update NPI Master spreadsheet and product summary sheets
  • Korus Team Lead
  • Rohs Team Lead
  • CICR Team Lead, EOL parts
  • Upper level kit status responsibility and publish information
  • Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a NPI 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 and assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.
  • Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.
  • Maintains inventory operations by following policies and procedures, reporting if needed changes.
  • NPI experience
  • Work with accounting to resolve invoice issues.
  • Audit kits to ensure kits are complete
  • Reschedules orders as forecast changes to ensure inventory position remains favorable
  • Maintain build plan with delivery dates for shortages and ability to expedite with suppliers
  • Ability to escalate delivery issues with Manufacturers
  • Responsible for coordinating with the centralized Customs Lead to provide day-to-day import guidance to internal Teledyne Employees. 
  • Collection from suppliers of trade data with the assistance of the Customs Lead such as HS Code, Export Classification, Country of Origin, trade preference program qualification, product codes, import/export documentation requirements and valuation of products and maintenance of these data in the ERP system where applicable.
  • Work with internal and external customers/vendors, freight forwarders/customs brokers, government agencies and other functional areas to ensure compliance of imports and exports.
  • Maintain Customs records, as required.
  • 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 Database software; Inventory software; Order processing systems, excel and Word Processing software.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, completing them all, with highest priority being completed first

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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