Teledyne Technologies

  • Junior Buyer/Buyer

    Locations UK-Bromborough
    Requisition ID
    Teledyne CML Composites
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne CML Composites based in Bromborough England provides a comprehensive manufacturing service for composite products in advanced engineering applications, including components and assemblies for aircraft structures and systems.


    Teledyne CML Composites is integrated with the Marine and Aviation Manufacturing business unit of Teledyne Brown Engineering which brings with it extensive expertise and experience in design, product development and engineering support.


    With a strong pedigree in manufacturing for the aerospace industry since the 1940’s, Teledyne CML Composites undertakes the manufacture and supply of composite detail components through to complete sub-assemblies or kits of parts.


    Operating out of a brand new state of the art facility opened by HRH Prince Andrew in 2011, Teledyne CML Composites can supply the complete Turnkey package, from engineering, lay-up, curing, CNC machining, assembly, paint and NDT. With the added bonus of having metal fabrication and machining capability in-house Teledyne CML Composites can offer a “one stop shop” for the customer looking for a complete composite manufacturing solution.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Job Purpose:

    Ideal for an existing Junior/Assistant Buyer who is interested in a Buyer position within the Procurement Department of a growing company. The Buyer will report directly to the Procurement Lead, assisting with a wide range of duties within the Purchasing function.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate Purchase Requisitions, Raise Purchase Orders and monitor supplier delivery dates. Communicate any risks/issues to the Procurement Lead and work to resolve
    • Expedite urgent and outstanding orders to support Production and ensure Delivery target of >98% is achieved.
    • Develop effective relations with Teledyne CML Composites suppliers, partners and stakeholders
    • Responsibility for all purchasing activities as required and identified by the Procurement Lead, including for site services, Production Composites Materials, other general commodity’s
    • Purchasing goods and services at the best Cost/Quality/Lead Time.
    • All admin duties arising from the above including; accurate maintenance of computer files, filing of quotes and purchase order duplicates, up to date records of NDA/SDR and Vendor Assessments
    • Provide weekly task report to Procurement Lead
    • Assist Procurement Lead in developing suitable supplier relationships and reducing inventory
    • Identify and deliver cost saving projects across direct and indirect spend
    • Support new development projects and ongoing business growth.
    • Other duties as required, including:
    • Comply fully with internal and external quality Audits
    • Be responsible for the wellbeing and Health & Safety of fellow workers
    • Work within the guidelines set out in the Teledyne CML Composites works procedure manual and the Teledyne CML Composites Quality Procedure Manual
    • Contribute to future growth and profitability of Teledyne CML Composites



    Qualifications & Experience:

      • Essential
        • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
        • Knowledge of MRP systems
      • Desirable
        • CIPS/Degree in relevant subject
        • Experience of Aerospace and/or Composites Industry

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Hardworking, enthusiastic, flexible team player, who is also able to use their own initiative


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