Job Title:  Manager, Procurement


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15238

Business Unit:  E&PI
Posting Date:  Feb 9, 2024
Job Description: 

At AMETEK Process Instruments, we focus our experience on designing new, innovative analyzers that help our customers achieve higher levels of productivity and quality. We do this by seeking out ways to overcome the limitations of current methods of process monitoring, control, and quality assurance. It is through this focus that we have created some of the most reliable and accurate technologies in the world.



The Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing and optimizing all procurement and vendor management related activities within Process Instruments. This role involves managing the procurement team, owning the procurement processes, negotiating contracts with suppliers, executing vendor quality and compliance audits, and ensuring that goods and services are obtained in a timely, and cost-effective manner.

In addition, the Procurement Manager is tasked with identifying opportunities for improvement, including supply chain management, logistics, inventory controls, category management, and low-cost region (LCR) sourcing strategies.

To excel in this role the job holder should have a strong background in procurement and supply chain management, as well as experience in process improvement methodologies. Excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership skills are essential for success in this position.


•           Procurement: The Procurement Manager is responsible for developing the procurement team to successfully implement buying strategies that ensure PI obtains goods and services of the required quality, quantity, and price, while minimizing risk and ensuring compliance with relevant policies and regulations. This includes sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, managing vendor relationships, and conducting supplier performance evaluations.       40%


•           Cost: The Procurement Manager is responsible for optimizing costs across the procurement and supply chain processes. This involves identifying cost-saving opportunities, negotiating favorable terms with suppliers, and implementing cost-saving initiatives e.g., strategic low-cost regional sourcing (landed costs), buying power from category management, etc.         30%


•           Inventory: This role involves managing inventory levels to ensure that PI has the necessary supplies and materials to meet demand. The Procurement Manager will work closely with cross-functional teams to optimize inventory levels and ensure that they are aligned with the goals of the business unit.      20%


•           Supply Chain: The Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing procurement, outside processing and sub-assembly manufacturing contracts, shipping, and delivery (freight) contracts. The Procurement Manager will ensure that the supply chain is efficient, reliable, and as cost-effective as possible (fully costed).  10%




•           Possess a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Procurement, Operations Management, or related field. 

•           A bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, operations management or business administration, is preferred.

•           Be proficient in project management methodologies and tools – able to manage projects from initiation to completion, including scope, timeline, budget, and stakeholder management.

•           Be highly proficient in data analysis and interpretation and be able to use data to inform decision-making and drive process improvement. They should be able to identify trends, analyze data, and develop actionable insights to                      improve procurement and operational processes.

•           Ability to travel up to 40%




•           8 individuals from Procurement/Inventory Management to Buyers



•           Operations

•           Quality

•           Finance

•           Vendors

•           Human Resources

•           Product Management

•           Engineering

•           Sales



•           Priorities and Goals as agreed with the Division Vice President, Business Manager



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.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh