Teledyne Technologies

  • Category Manager

    Locations UK-Essex-Chelmsford
    Requisition ID
    Teledyne e2v
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne e2v is an exciting place to work, come and join us!


    Across the globe we deliver innovative developments in technology for high performance systems and equipment across Civil Aerospace, Defence & Security, Space, Industrial, Medical & Science applications.


    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    In this role you will:

    • Establish relationships and deliver an effective and efficient service to internal/external customers and suppliers. Resolve supplier quality, serviceability and performance related issues
    • Select suppliers (benchmark, negotiate and qualify) in accordance with Teledyne e2v’s strategy and the overall business goals
    • Leverage category and market knowledge to select and chose relevant suppliers capable of delivering products and services with the best balance of cost/quality/services
    • Define and lead sourcing strategy including the preparation of appropriate documentation for the competition process
    • Establish interfaces with relevant functions across the business to ensure highest level of support and coordination to meet business needs and act as a point of escalation where operational managers cannot resolve disputes / service complaints
    • Identify innovative solutions to drive continuous improvement cultures in all aspects of the procurement process both internally and externally
    • Contribute to the ongoing development of Procurement strategy
    • Manage contractual negotiation processes and methodology and execute the procurement strategy for categories, products and services including competitive benchmarking, supplier analysis, development, selection and aggregation of spend and pricing
    • Develop strategic Suppliers to drive out costs and deliver savings and efficiencies year on year
    • Experience of identifying cost reductions, implementing innovative action plans and strategies


    To be successful in this role you are likely to have the following:

    • Experience of identifying cost reductions, implementing innovative action plans and strategies
    • Strong communication skills and ability to influence others at all levels
    • Flexible approach and willingness to travel
    • Self-motivated, able to operate individually and as part of wider team
    • Experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts

    Experience of Supplier Risk Management development and implementation with identified key Suppliers


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