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.
The Manager of Procurement leads the development of best practices and implementation of sourcing strategies for the business unit to deliver uninterrupted supply, measurable cost efficiencies, and world class sourcing. This position is responsible for coordinating all activities involved with procuring goods and services including raw material, equipment, tools, production parts, and consumables. The Manager of Procurement will also evaluate and set goals of assigned staff; providing mentorship, technical guidance, training and direction relating to short-term and long-term priorities in order to maximize departmental outcomes as well as staff personal growth and development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To over-see and drive all Purchasing related activities to assure customer expectations are met and business goals attained.
Establish partner relationships with our key suppliers
Possess a high degree of comprehension of the overall procurement process and commodities/categories being procured
Develop and implement daily, monthly, and quarterly tracking metrics that pinpoint key accountabilities
Research and Forecast price increase/decrease for categories/commodities and react accordingly to minimize cost
Execute periodic internal audits to ensure that purchasing processes and procedures are followed
Play an active role in engineering design reviews with a focus on purchased components and material
Use market knowledge to challenge the organization to minimize cost of material to be used as well as get a jump on long lead items to minimize expedite charges
Responsible for setting and attaining stretch goals for Purchasing that support the objectives of the organization in the areas of material efficiency, cost reduction, freight, and safety
Hold our supplier base accountable for Quality and On Time Delivery as well as introduce "Lean" concepts to them with a focus on partnering with Teledyne to increase flexibility, improve delivery, and reduce cost through effective supply chain management
Oversee supplier compliance function for the business unit including Master Supply and Non-Disclosure agreements in need of modification and/or renewal Coordinate and facilitate supplier collaboration or early supplier involvement (ESI) meetings to educate the organization of the opportunities in the market
Champion cost reduction efforts by establishing goals/metrics in regards to purchased items (components and raw) for the Purchasing team; establish expectations and hold team accountable to deliver
Become a change agent in initiating and improving processes and practices that are not working effectively
Responsible for all training aspects in the department. Identify the need, coach, and train or coordinate external training
Coordinate with other departments as required for implementing systemic improvements
Assure the working environment is safe for the employees and enforce safe work practices with the team
Comply with and enforce, all company policies as they apply to the area of responsibility
Maintain excellent communication and working relationships with all departments within the company
Be proactive by working with Engineering, Operations, Sales/Quotations, and Project Management to assure they are informed of the market trends and react accordingly
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or Regional Procurement Manager
International Travel will be required
Education and Experience:
Minimum of Five (5) years procurement experience
CPIM or CPM certification preferred
Procurement experience in manufacturing, preferably in an engineered to order environment
Experience in the development and negotiation of supplier agreement contracts
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work with changing demands in a fast paced environment
Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization
Knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP Software
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and prioritize daily tasks
Necessary to be a team player with the ability to work effectively with other departments on special projects as assigned
Proven Leadership skills/experience (ability to drive and motivate)
Comfortable presenting in front of colleagues at all organizational levels (internal and external)
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.