Job Title:  Project Leader


Nuevo Laredo, MX, 88285

Business Unit:  Power Protection & Quality Solutions
Posting Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Job Description: 

We are seeking an experienced leader to oversee delivery assurance from our contract manufacturer (CM). You will be a key player in the day-to-day activities regarding delivery and quality to provide customized solutions that support the strategic objectives for operational excellence and exceptional customer service. Provided leadership oversight for the local organization by monitoring and evaluating activities consistent with AMETEK goals, objectives, and policies. You will monitor the CM programs and processes to ensure their performance meets our customers’ expectations and Ametek’s targets.

Purpose of the role

You will play a critical role in helping to foster a culture of sustainable change through the creation of embedding AMETEK standards, LEAN methodology, and the supporting framework, to deliver true business improvements and transformation.

Our ideal candidate will reside in Guadalajara, MX working out of our CM facility in that location. This role will require the flexibility to travel a small/limited amount as needed to the U.S. 

You will be responsible for reviewing the current production practices and identifying areas that need improvement at the CM. After describing your findings with management, you will lead efforts to implement changes to increase efficiencies and reduce risks. You will be the main point person between Ametek and the CM team. You will collaborate regularly with the production, quality, and engineering staff at both to ensure measurable results are quick and successful.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborates successfully across multiple organizations and cross functional departments.
  • Reduce on hand inventory and maintain inventory at appropriate and expected levels.
  • Data analysis: Hands-on with the data, leverages data to develop opportunities and insights; backs recommendations and decisions with data.
  • Uses appropriate problem-solving tools to provide rapid improvement with sustainable results.
  • Operational excellence: Executes quickly, helps look for opportunities, reduces risks, be a problem solver.
  • Ensure the business impact and project objectives/dependencies are identified, reported on and managed at all times.


Requirements and Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Project Management, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain, Operation Management, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing, procurement, logistics, supply chain.
  • Strong data collection and data analysis skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build and maintain solid relationships at all levels
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification (preferred)
  • Proficiency in TQM process evaluation techniques.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills (in English and Spanish, written & verbal skills in both)
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office
  • Passport updated and US Visa

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.