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Digital Manufacturing Strategy Manager

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00215852 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

We Are:

Industry X Strategy. We embed intelligence in the way the world makes things and the things it makes to do more using less, keep people safe and ensure a sustainable future. Industry X Strategy consulting enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. We define Industry X as digital reinvention of manufacturing/engineering and believe that smart, connected digital products and assets are about to create hyper -personalized industrial experiences, completely new levels of operational efficiency and brand-new sources of revenue growth. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology. Visit us here to find out more about Industry X.0  

You Are:

A Digital Manufacturing Strategy Manager with an abundance of experience in Manufacturing Strategy and Industry X Technologies, including leadership and management skills to spare. Your expertise? Advising clients on data-driven strategies to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, and as a manager you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.

The Work:

  • You will support our clients across a broad range of industries to address their issues related to:

    • Operating Model Strategy for Manufacturing function, including integration with the rest of the Supply Chain to break down silos and drive efficiency

    • Manufacturing Network Strategy and Design to optimize where things are sourced, where they are made, and where they are going

    • Strategic cost reduction and M&A synergies for manufacturing conversion costs

    • Digital Factory Strategy – Industry 4.0, IoT platform, artificial intelligence, machine learning, prescriptive maintenance, connected devices, connected workers, blockchain, etc.

  • You will spot, isolate, and solve manufacturing problems using your skills in:

    • Operating model architecture – people, process, technology

    • Manufacturing Process Excellence – Planning/Scheduling, Routing Optimization, Capital projects

    • Advanced analytics – Network Optimization, Make vs Buy modeling, Business case development

  • You will also, throughout your work, have opportunities to:

    • Lead small sized teams (3-10), with diverse backgrounds skills and knowledge

    • Effectively manage and coach others, collaborating with internal and external parties

    • Support client sales origination and thought leadership development

    • Challenge legacy ways of working using constructive techniques that fuel client growth

    • Drive a positive impact in the communities where we work and live


Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working on manufacturing improvement initiatives

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience related to new technology (Digital Thread / Twin, Robotic Process Automation, IoT, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, etc.)

  • Minimum of 3 years of driving insights using visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)

  • Minimum of 2 years‘ experience in an external consulting role

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Operations, Supply Chain management, or related field or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If associate degree, must have minimum 6 years’ work experience)

Bonus Points If:

  • Tier 1 strategy consulting firm experience

  • An MBA or equivalent graduate degree

  • Experience with MES/MOM systems and IoT platforms

  • Ability to support both client sales origination and project delivery

  • Ability to effectively manage and coach others

  • A collaborative mindset, are a team player

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent leadership, management, and relationship building skills



Alberta - Calgary, Ontario - Toronto

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