Teledyne Technologies

  • Buyer

    Locations CA-ON-Waterloo
    Requisition ID
    Teledyne DALSA
  • Company Overview


    Our Company is built on employee mutual commitment and respect, enthusiasm and progress.


    Teledyne DALSA is a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc., a U.S. publicly listed enterprise, and specializes in the manufacture, design, research and development of high performance CMOS and CCD image sensors and modular expandable cameras. Teledyne DALSA's products are used worldwide in machine vision, document scanning, image capture, surveillance, process monitoring, manufacturing inspection, medical imaging, and multi-media.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities


    In this position, your main objective is to support the purchase of commodities in the Materials Management team. Your responsibilities will include obtaining quotes, placing purchase orders, providing forecasts, expediting deliveries, communicating vendor performance metrics as well as planning production builds.


    Skills required and responsibilities: 

    • Strong and consistent attention to detail
    • Self-motivated, versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
    • Creative and innovative team player  
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Manage assigned parts and their respective suppliers, including all problem resolutions
    • Coordinate engineering changes and build schedules with suppliers and production to meet customer expectations while minimizing surplus exposure
    • Analyze MRP daily and weekly to produce supplier releases
    • Launch, schedule, defer, expedite, and cancel purchase orders to maintain inventory levels while supporting production material requirements
    • Validate and perform root cause analysis for missed deliveries
    • Proactively identify parts shortages and implement appropriate actions internally and externally to mitigate the risk of potentially disrupting production
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs



    • Diploma or University degree in Materials Management, PMAC principles or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years of experience, preferably in an electronics environment
    • You must have a high degree of computer literacy
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience dealing with international suppliers would be an asset


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