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Industry X.O Manager for Automotive and Industrials

Job Location: IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, MI - Detroit, MN - Minneapolis, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00614011


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About Industry X.0
As technology advances blur the boundaries between digital and physical worlds, our clients need your specialized expertise to help them create hyper-personalized experiences, new levels of efficiency and new sources of growth driven by smart, connected digital technologies.


We help clients to drive innovation and growth by re-inventing their products and services while at the same time unlocking new levels of speed, agility and operational efficiency across the product value chain from design, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain functions.


We work with our clients across Product based industries; Auto & Industrial, Consumer Goods & Retail, Life Sciences and Travel to create a step change in the heart of their business through digital.  Our focus areas include:


  • Reinventing Products and Services – IoT unlocking new experiences, connected ecosystems and business models for differentiation and growth
  • Transforming Product Development and Engineering operations - Embrace Agile practices and twins fully digitized product design, engineering with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) / Digital Twin technologies.
  • Creating Digital Factories – Industry 4.0, IoT platform, artificial intelligence, machine learning, connected devices, connected workers, and Blockchain to just mention a few


Position Summary
As a Manager, you will responsible for leading teams in our Industry X.0 practice to better diagnose client issues and value creation opportunities while bringing the latest innovations to create meaningful value and guiding clients on the journey to successfully embed new capabilities in the organization.

Partner with clients to solve complex problems in innovation, product development and engineering (i.e. efficiency, cost, velocity, innovation relevance, etc.) and manufacturing

  • Provide product development, engineering and/or digital manufacturing domain knowledge
  • Conduct industry and client specific research and analysis to identify trends and opportunities for improvement

Support design, development and implementation of new operating models, including vision and strategy, business processes, organizational and governance structures, supporting tools and templates, and performance metrics

  • Participate in change management activities including leadership alignment, developing communications, training to support change adoption
  • Manage teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture to deliver outcome
  • Contribute to the growth of the Industry X.O Practice by assisting with new business proposals and presentations, recruiting, and coaching / mentoring


Key Skills / Experience

  • Product design / engineering experience in discrete products
  • Manufacturing experience in either continuous or discrete manufacturing environments
  • Deep expertise in at least one digital enabler; PLM /Virtual Twin, IoT, Digital Manufacturing
  • Ability to support both client sales business development and project delivery
  • Ability to effectively manage and coach others
  • Team player, collaborative mindset




    It is our intention for our people to work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel. 



Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience with a management consulting, engineering services and/or technology consulting firm
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with Automotive and Industrials companies in Innovation/Product Development Engineering or Manufacturing domain
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Tier 1 consulting firm experience preferred
  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree preferred

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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