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Global Electronics Commodity Manager (Remote) at Ametek, Inc. in Berwyn, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About Us:

At AMETEK, we don't just manufacture market-leading electronic instruments and electromechanical devices - we are using innovation to make the world a better place; technology to improve lives; and talent to solve challenges that matter.

Job Summary:

The Global Commodity Manager oversees commodities related to electronics and electrical/mechanical devices striving to improve flow from a global supplier base to support customer needs and reduce material costs to improve the bottom line. Responsibilities include developing/managing key commodity strategies, managing the transition of volume to newly developed partnerships, and driving Supply Chain projects to achieve business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate commodity related data to generate strategy and action plans to reduce company's total cost of ownership (pricing, freight, tariffs, value add, expanding supply base, etc.).
  • Support Supply Chain initiatives to leverage global spend opportunities.
  • Generate cost saving projects related to direct materials and manage the implementation with purchasing, engineering, manufacturing, etc. to support global customer base for our high mix/low volume products.

  • Support cross functional teams that are faced with identifying and developing a nimble, effective supply base that will support manufacturing strategies, and create product roadmaps.
  • Act as a liaison with appropriate counsel in developing global supply agreements to ensure protection of Intellectual Property and derive benefits around quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Develop and maintain long-term supplier relationships that deliver competitive advantages including lowest total cost, highest quality products, and excellent customer service.
  • Remain current with industry supply trends and provide market intelligence to the business.
  • Communicate direction, and spearhead negotiations, with all levels of supplier management to develop and deploy appropriate strategies, contracts, and business relationships that satisfy current and future business needs.
  • Monitor key supplier performance for on-time delivery, quality, and other needed key performance indicators (KPIs) as part of our continuous improvement environment.
  • Partner with quality and purchasing teams as needed to address / manage key supplier corrective action activities.
  • Manage Sourcing and Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VAVE) projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.
  • 6 years of experience in purchasing and/or commodity management in an Electronics or Electrical/Mechanical Device industry, in a high mix/low volume environment.
  • Experience with sourcing and contracting enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
  • ISM CPM or CPSM or equivalent certification.
  • PMP or equivalent certification.
  • Contract negotiations, vendor management, and influencing skills with a proven track record.
  • Ability to work well in a high-paced dynamic environment, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and ensure task completion and deadlines are met.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and reasoning skills.
  • Able to solve problems using a systematic approach and provide sound solutions to resolve day-to-day or strategic opportunities.
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and standard procedures. Able to effectively present information and respond to requests from internal and external customers as well as suppliers.

Competency Requirements:

In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Critical Thinking: Skilled at identifying problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations

  • Driving for Results: Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; will put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work

  • Driving Continuous Improvement: Establishes methods to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes; utilizes specialized techniques for continuous improvement (e.g., Kaizen, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management)

  • Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance: Maintains high levels of energy and enthusiasm over an extended amount of time; does not give up when faced with challenging obstacles; completes what he/she starts; sees projects through to the end

  • Managing Time: Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedules and timetables; completes things when he/she said they would; sensitive to the use of other people's time

What's in It for You:

  • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off

  • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k), plus matching
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
  • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities

Additional Details:

Location Information:

This position is a remote role. Up to 30% travel may be required.

Salary Range:

The annual pay range for this position generally ranges between $90,000 - $120,000. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. In addition, AMETEK provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off.

To learn more about our company and our job opportunities, visit us at:




Salary Minimum: Market

Salary Maximum: Market

Incentive: No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting. The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

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