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ID:  4473
Function:  Operations

Alajuela, CR

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Duties & Responsibilities

DIscon buyer is responsible for ensuring that Last Time Buys and broker buys initiated by the Discon team are processes and transferred appropriately.

Responsibilities include working closely with Discon and Operations Teams to requisition material, execute expense and inventory purchase orders, resolve critical material shortages, track product cost, as well as develop and monitor risk management plans.

Ability to succeed in a highly volatile environment that requires attention to detail while maintaining a broader scope vision to implement change.

Discon Buyers must be able to work on cross-functional teams and to communicate with all levels of management. Candidates must be able to work independently. New Product Buyers must be able to find creative ways to resolve problems.


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required

Individual must have BA/BS or equivalent or experience in a materials related field. CPM qualification is a plus.

Applicant must be computer literate with a working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software.

Experience with Oracle and Syspro is preferred.  Skills with presentation software and database tools are helpful. 

Excellent interpersonal and organization skills are a necessity. 
This position deals with a global supply base, and strong English skills are required.
Individual must be a team player that has in-depth knowledge of a New Products, has a high level of flexibility, and will work toward common goals inter-departmentally and cross-functionally. An individual who has demonstrated proactive problem solving and leadership skills as well as a proven ability to envision and implement change (problem identification and solution recommendation, and implementation).


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