Teledyne Technologies

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    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Isco
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
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  • Company Overview

    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 (805)373-4545.  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.  

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Expected Results:


    1. Purchases assigned commodities for the operation of Teledyne ISCO as economically and expediently as possible by requesting price quotations, placing purchase orders and expediting.


    2. Solicits and reviews quotations through competitive bidding by preparing, submitting and analyzing data.


    3. Monitors expedites and schedule changes by compiling data on the vendor performance report and reviewing performance with vendors on a quarterly basis.


    4. Assists in forecasting by being aware of current market trends on availability of materials and pricing to resolve potential problems before they affect continuity of supply.


    5. Frequently makes decisions by analyzing the compiled data in identifying qualified, reliable and financially sound vendors who can provide quality material on a timely basis.


    6. Maintains cooperation with vendors that supply and serve ISCO by conducting all company business in a professional, business-like, and highly ethical manner in accordance with current law.


    7.  Expands the number of qualified suppliers in a given commodity whenever possible by interviewing potential suppliers and analyzing their ability to be a viable supplier.


    8. Coordinates and develops plans for inventory turnover by monitoring lead times, consolidation of purchases and having suppliers carry inventory for responsive delivery requirements.


    9. Occasionally makes decisions on overages, shortages and defects.  Compiles necessary information to return items to vendors when required and maintains data in AX and Tab Fusion.


    10. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information by observing all procedures regarding privileged information.


    11.Maintains excellent relations with all in plant customers by cooperating in a business manner with all departments to accomplish the overall goals of the company.


    12. Compiles data and posts information on the purchasing history cards and records receipts from vendors.


    13. Coordinates with Accounting Department to resolve discrepancies of purchase orders and invoices by analyzing information and correcting data so accounting is able to match invoices to purchase orders and issue payment.


    14. Obtains checks from Accounting Department for purchase orders requiring prepayment, by preparing "Check Request" forms and sending to the Corporate Accounting Department so they will issue checks.


    15. Maintains a safe and organized work area by observing all safety policies and maintaining area a directed.


    16. Assists in achieving the goals of ISCO by performing duties as assigned.



    Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or other Business related field with 3-4 years’ experience in the procurement field, preferably within a manufacturing environment. Or 6-8 years’ experience in lieu of Degree.


    Working Conditions:

    Generally will be working in an office environment. Work is typically sedentary, requiring frequent fingering, reaching and grasping.


    Mental Demands:

    Requires occasional synthesizing, computing, mentoring, negotiating, speaking-signaling, talking and giving instructions. Requires regular coordinating, compiling, copying, analyzing, and comparing. Also requires regular planning, developing alternatives, organizing and implementing solutions.


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