Job Title:  Commodity Sourcing Manager


Nuevo Laredo, MX, 88285

Business Unit:  Level Measurement Solutions
Posting Date:  Aug 29, 2023
Job Description: 

The Regional Commodity/Sourcing Leader position is the key conduit with global sourcing for suppliers within region and works to identify potential suppliers when needed that can support local needs and potentially provide benefits across all of AMETEK LMS locations. This position may have direct reports within region.


  • Visit suppliers, develop overall knowledge of the supply base, lead and develop strategic initiatives to meet objectives and improve overall supply chain performance.
  • Select suppliers to meet the overall goals and objectives of the business (Engineering and Operations).
  • Champions supplier development and quarterly business reviews, measuring improvements in cost, quality (PPM), OTD, velocity and service with a monthly supplier score card.
  • Define and communicate the Commodity strategy (Development through Service).
  • Negotiate Master Supply Agreements to obtain the maximum value for each dollar of expenditure and focus on obtainment of high inventory turns.
  • Roll out standards in PPAP requirements, transportation processes, supplier approval, supplier development, and supplier qualifications.
  • Identify initial in region suppliers for new products.
  • Research and provide analysis on existing supply base (capability and capacity).
  • Deliver cost savings year over year within region and / or globally.
  • Identify risk areas and develop mitigation strategies to address.
  • Explore new supplier opportunities that can benefit all LMS locations by achieving faster response, lowering total costs, and optimizing cash flow.
  • Able to develop excellent knowledge of the regional and global markets and the industry related to their categories, incumbents and competitors.
  • Establish a network with internal customers in the sites to develop and implement procurement strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Previous experience in dealing with an international organization.
  • Bachlors degree and min 10 years’ experience in Supplier Quality/Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, government regulations, environmental regulations, T's & C's, and logistics terms.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others.
  • Strength in managing change including coaching and mentoring.
  • Continuous improvement, Six Sigma concepts & methodologies, and work experience as a leader with excellent negotiation skills are highly desired.


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 over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.