Teledyne Technologies

Sr. Buyer

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

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella.  With technologies divided into 5 core segments; Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic and Vehicles, Teledyne Marine sales staff can address not only brand level solutions, but turn-key, customized systems that leverage our full range of technology. Our goal is to provide one-stop purchasing capability, world-wide customer support, and the technical expertise to solve our customer's toughest challenges.  A Sea of Solutions…..One Supplier.


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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


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





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)




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

Fitness Challenges
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Fun Events throughout the year



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 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.  

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