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Manufacturing Operations Strategy Manager

Brussels Job No. r00200346 Full-time

Job Description

Manufacturing & Operations Strategy Manager

Do you want to be part of our growing S&C practice, contributing to change the world of our customers through innovation of their supply chain and manufacturing capabilities?

Are you an experienced manufacturing expert who can inspire our customers and our eager team to take the next step in the journey towards excellence?

Do you get very enthusiastic from everything related to digital manufacturing, IoT, Robotics, analytics, industry 4.0, energy management, zero emission supply chains and or redesigning a manufacturing organization?

If yes, the Accenture Supply Chain & Operations team is the place for YOU!

Your Job / task

As a Manufacturing Manager, you will be one of the key local drivers, responsible to deliver value to our clients and to inspire and manage our people. You goal is to grow our local business, skills, and talents by being involved in the following tasks:

  • Develop and manage strong credibility and relationships at C-level, based on the positive impact of your team(s)
  • Be an intrapreneur, ideating and developing initiatives to develop the local business, and find new ways to help our client further down the road.
  • Co-develop and execute the sales plan for the BeLux region
  • Create client value through designing and delivering innovative solutions transforming the client to a customer centric, sustainable, agile, and responsible procurement organization
  • Lead and coach project teams to contribute to the constant development of our pool of talents
  • Provide subject matter expertise, industry perspective and relevant point of view to drive customer value and insights
  • Develop a strong network of Accenture clients, experts, colleagues, and friends
  • Leverage your analytical and technical skills to steer your team towards exceptional insights and deliverables that guide our clients through their transformation programs

Your Team

Our Strategy & Consulting teams are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge and innovative ideas to create 360° value for clients. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise to build creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, sustainability, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

Our world-wide company, composed of countless different backgrounds, experts, innovators, and free-thinkers allow us to look at the solution in an unseen manner. Our broad capabilities enable Accenture to drive end-to-end transformation, from strategies to implementation and operations, with the aim of maximizing the value for our client and for the society.

More than ever, we also place sustainability, inclusion, and diversity at the heart of everything we do.



Your background

Our Manufacturing Managers typically have the following competences:

  • Completed Master of Science (M.Sc.), preferably in engineering, business or economics, a master in supply chain is preferred (or build up by experience)
  • Fluent in English is mandatory, and either Dutch and/or French, any additional languages is a plus
  • Minimal 6 years of working experience within the manufacturing environment, working on innovative solutions:
    • Shaping & designing manufacturing transformations
    • Defining a target operating model for the operations function
    • Familiarity with analytics, industry 4.0, operational excellence, Lean Six Sigma techniques, SMED, IT/OT architecture
    • Affinity with technology, familiar with latest technologies
    • Familiar with tackling strategic business & IT/OT challenges in the context of consulting projects

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience and excellent people management skills
  • Ability to lead a team and drive results
  • Good commercial affinity or strong willingness to build these capabilities
  • Strong technical background
  • Experience in value realization, PMO and driving governance
  • Understanding of the value driven by PLM, MES solutions

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,…
  • Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • Eco-cheques
  • And many more!


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you !

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