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Senior Buyer

Company: Teledyne LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group (PSG)
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Teledyne LeCroy, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets state of the art test and measurement equipment. Originally founded as LeCroy Corporation, the company was formed in 1964; the company was acquired by Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) in 2012 and now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary. This buyer role will support the manufacturing department. Position Summary and Responsibilities

  • Must understand at a senior level 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.
  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Issues purchase orders to vendors
  • Confirms orders within a defined period. Meticulous with detail on timeliness and follow-up to assures that the commodity is delivered to schedule
  • Able to mentor Jr and midlevel buyers
  • Able to follow up and ensure all parts are purchased weekly for all buy signals
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • NPI experience
  • Work with accounting to resolve invoice issues.
  • Reschedules orders as forecast changes to ensure inventory position remains favorable
  • Maintains build plan with delivery dates for shortages. Expedites with vendors and manufactures to fill the shortages.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
    • Bachelor's degree: 8+ years related experience preferred
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or vendors.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Order processing software, Inventory software, and Excel.

Keywords: Teledyne LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group (PSG), Milpitas , Senior Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Milpitas, California

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