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Teledyne Technologies Buyer in N. Falmouth, Massachusetts

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine Systems is a member of a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled under the Teledyne Marine umbrella. We include Teledyne Benthos, Teledyne Webb Research and SeaBotix/Oceanscience at Teledyne Marine in North Falmouth MA and Teledyne Gavia in Iceland. Our products include underwater vehicles (both towed and autonomous), acoustic communication systems, and acoustic releases. Teledyne Marine Systems is EveryWhereYouLook!

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Teledyne Marine is seeking a Buyer to support our growing dynamic business. The roleis responsible for negotiating and procuring materials, equipment, and supplies from approved suppliers, as well as identifying alternate sources of supply. This position relies on pre-established guidelines and instructions to perform the job. The successful candidate will function with minimal supervision using common procurement concepts, practices, and procedures through an official spend and approval matrix.This position reports into the Materials Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Interface with suppliers, engineers, and other departments

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with suppliers

  • Analyze and process MRP requirements

  • Request, evaluate, and negotiate quotes/contracts

  • Identify and evaluate new sources of supply

  • Receive, review, and execute purchase requisitions

  • Process and execute purchase orders in accordance with company policy

  • Ensure procurement specifications, drawings, and supplemental info is properly transmitted to suppliers

  • Maintain and monitor inventory levels within scope of procurement responsibilities

  • Assess supplier performance for contracts and purchase orders

  • Expedite orders and provide status updates as required

  • Coordinate, conduct, and participate in cross functional team meetings to investigate and recommend continuous processimprovement, strategic initiatives and cost reduction initiatives

  • Provide reporting to support cost reduction and continuous improvement goals

  • Maintain up to date system records

  • Resolve invoice discrepancies as required

  • Implement and monitor supply agreements and Non-Disclosure agreements for modification and/or renewal

  • Candidate must possess U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. Person


Education and Experience :

  • 2-4 years’ experience in the purchasing of materials and sourcing within a low volume, high mix highly engineered manufacturing environment

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in business, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated excellence in negotiation, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word, and Power Point

  • Excellent organization, and communication (written and verbal) to effectively interface with all levels inside and outside of the organization

The physical/mental demands and work environment 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.

  • Occasional lifting up to 30lbs to include, laptop computer or inventory parts

  • Professional office environment

  • Occasional work in manufacturing area internal or during supplier visits

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.

Job Locations US-MA-N. Falmouth | US-FL-Daytona Beach

Requisition ID 2021-17608

Company Name Teledyne Benthos-Webb

Shift 1st Shift - Morning

Citizenship/Visa Requirement US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All gualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religiois creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestory, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or an accomodation 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 accomodation will receive a response.