Job Title:  VP of Supply Chain and Operational Excellence


Virtual, US, 99999

Business Unit:  Instrumentation, Controls and Vision Sys
Posting Date:  Feb 14, 2024
Job Description: 


About Us:

AMETEK is using innovation to make the world a better place, technology to improve lives, and talent to solve challenges that matter. We need people like you to help make it happen!


Job Summary:

The VP of Supply Chain and Operational Excellence will be a key member of our leadership team, responsible for driving significant improvements in both our supply chain processes and operational efficiency.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electronics manufacturing, a deep understanding of supply chain dynamics, and a proven track record of implementing Lean or similar methodologies to enhance internal and supplier operations.  This role involves international responsibilities, project management, and strategic decision-making to ensure the company’s long-term success.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and make strategic decisions regarding in-house manufacturing versus outsourcing
  • Analyze cost-effectiveness and quality considerations to optimize the make/buy strategy
  • Spearhead and manage projects aimed at relocating production facilities to enhance cost efficiency (e.g., expansion into Mexico)
  • Identify opportunities for supply chain improvement and cost reduction
  • Implement best practices and innovative solutions to enhance supply chain efficiency
  • Develop and communicate a comprehensive supply chain and operational improvement strategy aligned with the company’s objectives
  • Set and manage budgets, establish and publish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure progress
  • Lead and mentor an international team of Strategic Buyers and Operational Excellence Personnel
  • Foster a collaborative and results-driven work environment
  • Effectively manage the inventory component of working capital to optimize cash flow while ensuring product availability
  • Oversee the SIOP process to balance demand and supply, ensuring production efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Drive change through active engagement with suppliers and manufacturing plants
  • Organize and host improvement events, such as Kaizen, to enhance operational processes
  • Proactively address supplier constraints and issues negotiating price and terms with key suppliers to ensure the best value for the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or a related field (MBA preferred)
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in supply chain and operations, with a strong electronics manufacturing background
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing Lean or similar methodologies to drive operational improvements
  • Experience managing international teams and complex, cross-functional projects
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Results-oriented with a focus on cost reduction and operational efficiency

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:


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Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  Yes

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.