Teledyne Technologies

Technical Buyer

Locations UK-Lincolnshire-Lincoln
Requisition ID
Teledyne Defence & Space

Company Overview

Teledyne Technologies is devoted to advancing science, acquiring and inventing new technology, and using it to help our customers solve challenges in business and society. Teledyne serves an immense range of applications, providing technologies vital to industrial growth markets. You may not realize it, but Teledyne technology enables many of the products and services you use every day. Proof is all around you — Everywhereyoulook.

Teledyne Lincoln Microwave is looking for a Technical Buyer to join their materials and purchasing team, based in Lincoln. This is a tactical role whereby you will work to support our Sales and Engineering teams in developing new Microwave products to meet all our customer needs.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

As the Technical Buyer you will;

  • Be responsible for preparing requests for quotation for parts including Metalwork, PCBAs, Electronic Components and Mechanical Assemblies, and sending out to suppliers.
  • Be involved in supplier negotiation and creating purchase orders to supply component parts and assemblies to meet challenging project timescales.
  • New product introduction activities will include working with the Materials team to establish Engineering BOMs and parts through the administration of SAP master data and entry into the MRP system.
  • Will work to improve supplier performance through cost-cutting, continuous improvement, and better on-time delivery performance.

In addition, will be required to support buying for established products and assemblies, and provide cover for other team members when needed.


You will have experience in a Buyer role or similar and must have an electronics manufacturing background. You will have a basic understanding of assembly processes including PCBA manufacture. You will also have good attention to detail, good communication skills and be able to multi-task and adapt to any changes.

You will be CIPS qualified.

SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA experience is highly desirable.


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