Teledyne Technologies

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    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Cable Solutions
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
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  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Cable Solutions (TCS), located in Dallas, TX, is a vertically integrated manufacturer of cable and cable assemblies for demanding industries such as Subsea and Marine, Defense, Medical, Oil and Gas, and Industrial. With over 50 years of dedicated experience in providing solutions, TCS is considered a leader in its respective field. TCS utilizes a wide variety of components, materials and capabilities to formulate solutions in the harshest and most critical of environments, addressing issues from electrical to environmental performance, to flex-life and cosmetics. Our bulk cable and cable assembly capabilities provide application specific problem solving, working with your engineers to address individual projects or whole-system requirements. Rapid prototyping, fast turnaround, and quick ramp-up to production volume reduce time-to-market cycles.


    Teledyne offers our Employees an excellent benefit package including:

    • Medical
    • Prescription Drug
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance for employee, spouse and children
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Stock Purchase Plan
    • Educational Assistance
    • Holidays
    • Vacation Leave
    • Sick Leave
    • Flexible Spending 






    Position Summary and Responsibilities


    Coordinates activities involved with the planning and procuring of goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, and supplies, for organization by performing the following duties.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Interface with Suppliers, Engineers, and Other Departments
    • Reviews requisitions, including basic understanding of factors driving requisitions such as MRP, sales orders, bid requests and re-order points & min/max levels.
    • Request, Evaluate, and Negotiate Quotes/Contracts
    • Process And Execute Purchase Orders
    • Assess Supplier Performance for Contracts and Purchase Orders
    • Expedite Orders As Required
    • Develop And Maintain Professional Relationships With Suppliers
    • Support The Departments Continuous Improvement Goals
    • System Maintenance Within Scope Of Responsibilities
    • Resolve Invoice Discrepancies As Required
    • Manage Special Projects Ensuring High Quality Standards and Timely Completion
    • Other Duties As Assigned By Supervisor.


    Education and Experience:

    • High School Diploma or GED is required
    • Some College Preferred
    • 6 to 18 months Procurement Experience in a Manufacturing Environment preferred

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Computer Literate, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook. ERP Software Is Desirable.
    • Strong Interpersonal Communication Skills (Written And Verbal) With The Ability To Effectively Communicate At All Levels Within The Organization and with Suppliers
    • Self- Motivated With The Ability To Work Independently And Prioritize Daily Tasks
    • Team Player With The Ability To Work Effectively With Other Departments On Special Projects As Assigned

    Physical Demands:

    • Regularly required to sit, stand, or walk throughout the facility
    • Use of hands, reaching, close vision, hear, talk
    • Sitting for long periods, frequent computer and phone use
    • Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs
    • Unplanned Overtime
    • Travel

    Work Environment:

    • Office
    • Manufacturing floor

    Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


    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.


    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).




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