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Job Title:  Supply Chain Manager


Largo, FL, US, 33773

Business Unit:  Sensor, Test & Calibration
Posting Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Job Description: 


The Supply Chain Manager will manage and perform both purchasing and planning activities for the Business Unit (BU). Specific duties and functions required to meet team goals and objectives include manufacturing planning utilizing an MRP system, team/vendor communication and evaluation, and inventory forecasting and control. The Supply Chain Manager will also participate in interdepartmental business planning, product lifecycle, and inventory management, as well as tracking individual and team performance relative to strategic goals. Specifically, this candidate will operate in a hands-on role executing purchasing and planning actions while building, leading, and managing the materials planning and control functions for the BU.



  • Leads Supply Chain and Materials Department with planning, purchase, and management of supply to achieve business goals.
  • Participate in the sales and operations planning process to ensure incoming material meets product volume and mix requirements.
  • Apply the latest planning and information management tools, search out and leverage best-practices, and participate in ongoing skills training. Maintain all material control-related systems to reflect changes of internal and external customer demand.
  • Responsible for management of all inventories (FG, WIP, Raw). Optimize and balance inventory levels to maximize key metrics; inventory turns, component availability and cost, part quality, transportation costs; limit excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Work with business unit on inventory and logistics planning of new products, inventory forecasting/reduction, and strategic yearly cost reduction initiatives.
  • Maintain strong lines of communication with teammates, vendors, Finance, IT, Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service, and Operations to drive efficient issue identification and resolution.
  • Develop supplier audit process and periodically conduct audits on key suppliers.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor supplier improvement programs. Track and report supplier on-time delivery and quality.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with supply base (existing and new; domestic and international). Evaluate and select new suppliers as appropriate. 
  • Manage Material Review Board (MRB) process and have complete responsibility for material quality, supply chain quality, and delivery performance.  Periodic team performance reporting also required.
  • Develop and maintain accurate standard costs for all purchase components and assemblies.
  • Advise management of industry competitive situations, alternative supply sources, commodity price trends and supply/demand situations.
  • Perform all above duties in accordance with applicable directives and company policies.
  • Management and development of supply chain related staff (buyers and planners).



  • BS degree in Supply Chain, Logistics and/or Materials Management, business preferred.
  • Minimum 6-8 years management experience
  • 10 years supply chain experience
  • Demonstrated advanced data management, manufacturing forecasting, production planning, project management, and purchasing experience. ORACLE ERP system experience a plus.
  • APICS/ISM/CPM/CPIM/ Green Belt (or above) certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and be challenged by a team-based environment which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service levels, inventory management, cost reduction, and quality performance.
  • Experience in international purchasing, sourcing and qualifying new product manufacturers.
  • Willing to travel domestically and/or internationally to complete supplier audits.
  • Fully developed oral and written negotiation and communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proven experience in project leadership, including demonstrable strengths in multifunction and interdepartmental communication, project management, and scheduling.
  • Highly developed problem-solving, analysis, and decision-making skills.


AMETEK is a highly technical manufacturing company made up of 40 industry leading companies. Our mission is to solve our customers’ most challenging problems with differentiated technology solutions. We employ 18,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.


At AMETEK STC we believe in building a sustainable future for our customers, colleagues, suppliers, and the communities in which we operate. We take an active role in promoting real change, by contributing to a healthy, fair, and sustainable society in many of the countries our facilities are located. We call it #CareForTomorrow!

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 (NYSE:AME) is 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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