10 days old

Senior Buyer/Commodity Mgr

FLIR Systems
Wilsonville, OR 97070
  • Job Code
    REQ15760-1
Be visionary

At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary: The Senior Buyer/Commodity Manager is the focal point for the development sourcing strategies to develop a world class supply base that will support manufacturing strategies and product roadmaps. The position will participate in and/or lead Global Procurement Commodity teams.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for procurement, negotiation and management of suppliers for complex procurements to satisfy business needs while complying with government, quality system and company policy requirements.
  • Conduct ERP analysis and planning through order placement and management including the following: analyze purchase requisitions; initiate RFQs/RFPs; review bids; select vendors; negotiate terms, conditions and pricing of material or services to be procured and issue/manage subsequent purchase orders.
  • Manage day to day supplier issues, maintain purchasing master data in ERP system and complete required documentation associated with government procurements.
  • Manage supplier evaluation process and address root cause and corrective action with suppliers who provide defective material.
  • Support on-time delivery and production productivity by maintaining an effective supply chain. Facilitate solutions to schedule changes and commercial/technical issues with suppliers.
  • Study and improve current processes to promote further efficiencies in purchasing procedures. Develop, implement, and manage commodity strategies. Drive continuous improvement in the supply chain's quality, delivery and cost processes including sourcing activities and inventory reduction.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum ten years direct related experience.
  • Supply Chain Management discipline preferred.
  • APICS/CPM certification desired.
  • SAP MRP system experience desired.
  • Commodity experience with Machining, PCBA, cable assemblies or optics preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in developing commodity strategies.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Proficiency

Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

Teledyne FLIR 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 FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.





Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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