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iRobot Defense Holdings, Inc. • Freeport, PA
a month ago

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 Buyer/Planner is responsible for procurement of all the facility needs in addition to the management of master procurement data and government compliance for the supply base.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage procurements for all facility related items to satisfy business needs while complying with government, quality system and company policy requirements.
  • Work in partnership with Manufacturing to assure all production requirements are met.
  • 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 of items to be purchased.
  • Manage day to day supplier issues.
  • Maintain purchasing master data in ERP system and complete required documentation associated with government procedures.
  • Manage supplier evaluation and supplier certification process.
  • Support on-time delivery and production productivity by maintaining an effective supply chain.
  • Facilitate solutions to schedule changes and commercial/technical issues with suppliers.
  • Coordinate any vendor invoicing issues.
  • Perform processes in accordance with all GTC and ISO requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement in the supply chain’s quality, delivery, and costs to improve sourcing activities and inventory reduction.
  • Completes special assignments as required to help achieve department or facility goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree desired. High School Diploma required.


  • Minimum two years direct related experience.
  • Supply Chain Management discipline preferred.
  • APICS/CPM certification desired.
  • SAP MRP system experience desired.
  • GTC and ISO experience preferred.

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and team-working skills.
  • Experience in developing commodity strategies.
  • Ability to influence peers and lead cross functional teams.
  • Proven results in driving supplier improvement and implementing cost reduction programs.
  • Excellent analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Self-starter, possessing high degree of self-motivation and bias for action.
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills. Microsoft Excel skills highly desirable.

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.