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Senior Buyer

Company: Teledyne Technologies
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Teledyne ISCO is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products designed to increase productivity while improving the quality of life on our planet. Our standard and customized products are used across multiple sectors including: water and wastewater, pharmaceutical, academia, oil exploration, and reactant feed.

Position Summary and Responsibilities


Evaluates, selects, places, and expedites assigned procurement contracts or portions of a procurement contract of high complexity, diversification or expense for multiple sites. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. At this level, tasks and assignments tend to be complex, non-routine and/or require a greater level of expertise and duties are performed under very limited supervision. Will be responsible for coordinating activities of other personnel across other sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.
* Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed.
* Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.
* Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.
* Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used.
* Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs.
* Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
* Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
* Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.
* Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.
* Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.
* Lead and drive cost optimization projects- negotiate with identified strategic vendors, manage Phase-in-Phase-out activities to meet budget targets.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 10-15 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Outlook; MS Excel and MS Word software. Experience in Ivalua preferred

Ability to travel (domestically/internationally) approximately 35%.

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.

Keywords: Teledyne Technologies, Lincoln , Senior Buyer, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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