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Purchasing Manager

Company: FLIR Systems, Inc.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Be visionary Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research. We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.Job DescriptionTeledyne Microwave Solutions is hiring a Purchasing Manager that establishes and implements a vision of supply chain excellence. Manages activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distributing materials, equipment, and supplies in an organization by performing the following Essential Duties and Responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage all aspects of the Material Procurement functions including supervision and coaching of department personnel
  • Builds partnerships with suppliers aimed at improving vendor performance
  • Search, locate and approve new vendors, wherever applicable, with support from Quality and Engineering
  • Quote, negotiate, and secure orders of materials to support production and other internal requirements
  • Maintain and continually improve supply chain processes, documentation, and applicable records
  • Responsible to represent material procurement in contract review & approval
  • Participate in internal and vendor audits
  • Establish and realize cost reduction, supply chain improvement and vendor performance goals
  • Determine make/buy decisions
  • Create, update, and maintain function policies and procedures in accordance with AS9000/ISO9000 requirements and corporate policies to assure compliance
  • Update and maintain accurate standard costs & accurate vendor lead times
  • Record and approve daily time and attendance for purchasing personnel, as appropriate, per corporate policies
  • Actively participate in activities/meetings with function leaders
  • Submit supply chain function performance reports as requested by management and corporate
  • Work closely with Engineering Development team during development and NPI to assure timely purchase of materials for development and launch/ramp of productRequirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field; 5-10 years related experience
    • Experience in managing material procurement in at least 3 years
    • Experience and knowledge of working with defense contractors and government business is preferred
    • MS Office, XA system or other ERP system
    • Excellent communication in both verbal and written
    • Read and understand mechanical, military and commercial specifications including aerospace related processing specs
    • Procurement and negotiation skills
    • Strong logical and prioritizing skills required
    • Proven track record of people management and development
    • U.S. Person required for this position, includes but is not limited to, U.S. Citizens and Permanent ResidentsSalary Range:$118,800.00 - $199,100.00

      Teledyne and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions. Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other characteristic or non-merit based factor made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. About UsYou may not realize it, but Teledyne enables many of the products and services you use every day.Teledyne provides enabling technologies to sense, transmit and analyze information for industrial growth markets, including aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, energy, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.

Keywords: FLIR Systems, Inc., Mountain View , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Mountain View, California

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