Teledyne Technologies

Senior Buyer

US-FL-Daytona Beach
Requisition ID
2017-4648
Company Name : Name
Teledyne Ocean Design
Shift
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
#CB#

Company Overview

Beginning as a small collection of unique marine solution providers and expanding to a powerhouse of highly engineered, high performance solutions for a broad range of markets, Teledyne Marine now offers the largest breadth of marine technology in the industry.

With technologies divided into 5 core segments; Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic and Vehicles.  Our goal is to provide one-stop purchasing capability, world-wide customer support, and the technical expertise to solve the industry's toughest challenges.

A Sea of Solutions…..One Supplier.

 

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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 oilandgascareers@teledyne.com or call (386)236-0780.  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.  

 

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a "U.S. Person". A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident "Green Card holder" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a "Protected Individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Senior Buyer of Engineered Products will provide sourcing, commodity, and supply base management expertise to ensure that all aspects of the procurement process meet Teledyne’s quality, surety of supply and cost to meet corporate procurement requirements. This position will lead efforts to develop strategies that focus on reducing cost, minimizing risk, increasing cash, and eliminating waste at a project and commodity level. The Senior Buyer of Engineered Products must possess deep commodity based supply chain knowledge across multiple categories and will be required to work closely with external suppliers to foster partnerships. The position will frequently liaise with New Product Development and other cross-functional teams to implement innovative solutions, cost reduction strategies and product/process improvements.

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, facilitate and manage commodity projects on a local and regional level focused on strategic initiatives, cost reduction and process improvement
  • Identify and recommend suppliers by investigating potential sources, researching parts, equipment, machinery, services, and materials availability
  • Evaluate bids for standard and non-standard items to ensure successful supply chain execution
  • Conduct supplier site visits and evaluate for production capability, performance, delivery, and other key business criteria
  • Monitor and assess supplier performance, advising appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements
  • Utilize project management skills to integrate and perform on in multiple cross-functional teams
  • Prepare moderately complex reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintain and monitor inventory levels within scope of procurement responsibilities
  • Introduce new concepts and programs to reduce gross inventory dollars
  • Analyze and process MRP requirements
  • Process and execute purchase orders in accordance with company policy and spend/approval matrix
  • Ensure procurement specifications, drawings, and supplemental info is properly transmitted to suppliers
  • Perform system maintenance within scope of responsibilities
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies as required
  • Monitor Master Supply and Non-Disclosure agreements for modification and/or renewal
  • Possess a high degree of comprehension of multiple procurement categories or commodities
  • Assist with training and mentoring of Buyers and other Procurement Department support staff
  • Other duties as assigned by Procurement Supervisor, Manager of Procurement, or Regional Procurement Manager

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five (5) years procurement experience
  • CPIM or CPSM certification
  • Procurement experience in manufacturing, preferably in an engineered to order environment
  • Experience in the development and negotiation of strategic supplier agreement contracts

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with changing demands in a fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization
  • Knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP Software
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and prioritize daily tasks
  • Necessary to be a team player with the ability to work effectively with other departments on special projects as assigned

 

Physical/Mental Demands The physical/mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The amount of time spent in the following physical activities is indicated by an “X” next to the appropriate boxes below.  (NOTE:  In a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%, “Frequently,” 34% to 66% “Continuously,” 67% to 100%)

 

Physical Activity

None

Occasionally (less than 1/3)

Frequently (1/3 to 2/3)

Continuously (more than 2/3)

Stand

 

X

 

 

Walk

 

X

 

 

Sit

 

 

 

X

Use hands to handle or feel

 

 

 

X

Reach with hands and arms

 

 

X

 

Climb or balance

 

X

 

 

Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl

 

X

 

 

Push/Pull

 

X

 

 

Vision -  Close Vision

 

 

 

X

Vision – Distance Vision

 

X

 

 

Vision -  Color Vision

 

X

 

 

Vision -  Peripheral Vision

 

X

 

 

Vision -  Depth Perception

 

X

 

 

Vision -  Ability to adjust focus

 

 

 

X

Hear

 

 

 

X

Talk

 

 

 

X

Taste and Smell

X

 

 

 

 

  

Amount of Time CARRYING            Amount of Time LIFTING

 

None

Occa

Freq

Cont

 

None

Occa

Freq

Cont

Up to 10 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

11-24 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

25-34 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

35-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

51-74 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

More than 75 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

MENTAL CAPABILITY REQUIREMENTS

 

COMPREHENSION

Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information

Ability to understand, remember and communicate routine, factual information

Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions

Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

 

ORGANIZATION

Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology

Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis (longer than one month)

Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on a short-term basis

Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on a long-term basis

 

REASONING and DECISION MAKING

Ability to apply common sense in performing job

Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit

Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit

Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations, and services

 

COMMUNICATION

Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines

Ability to complete routine forms, use existing form letters and/or conduct routine oral communication

Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information

Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone; requires ability to hear and speak effectively on phone

Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly

Ability to make formal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization. Speaking before groups

Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc., and/or to make presentations outside the immediate work area

 

Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc., and/or to make formal presentations

 

MATHEMATICS

 

No mathematical ability is required

Ability to count accurately

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and to record, balance, and check results for accuracy 

Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes

Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models

 

Additional comments regarding mental capability requirements:

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The amount of time exposed to the following environmental conditions is shown by the “X” in the appropriate boxes below. (NOTE: In a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%, “Frequently,” 34% to 66% “Continuously,” 67% to 100%)

 

Environmental Conditions

None

Occasionally (less than 1/3)

Frequently (1/3 to 2/3)

Continuously (more than 2/3)

Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)

X

 

 

 

Work near moving mechanical parts

 

X

 

 

Contact with moving mechanical equipment

 

X

 

 

Work in high, precarious places

X

 

 

 

Vapors, fumes or airborne particles (any origin)

X

 

 

 

Toxic or caustic chemicals

X

 

 

 

Outdoor weather conditions

X

 

 

 

Extreme cold (non-weather)

X

 

 

 

Extreme heat (non-weather)

X

 

 

 

Risk of electrical shock

X

 

 

 

Work with explosives

X

 

 

 

Risk of radiation

X

 

 

 

Vibration

X

 

 

 

Noise  (VQ = Very quiet conditions, Q = Quiet Conditions, M= Moderate Noise, L= Loud Noise, VL = Very Loud Noise)

 

 

M

 

 

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date

9/25/2017

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