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Accenture Strategy Supply Chain Manufacturing Consultant

Job Location: GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia, TX - Dallas, TX - Houston

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00651878

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 490,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
About Industry X.0 Strategy - Manufacturing, Engineering, and After Market Services 
If you’re passionate about helping your clients create long-term profitability and value, Accenture Strategy and its Industry X.0 Strategy practice may be the place you’ve been looking for to grow your career. We define Industry X.0 as digital reinvention of industry 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.
 
In the Industry X.0 Manufacturing practice, we work with our clients across a broad range of industries to address key issues related to:       
  • Competitive agility
  • Strategic cost reduction – Zero-Based Supply Chain & Zero-Based Organization for Manufacturing
  • Digital Factory Strategy – Industry 4.0, IoT platform, artificial intelligence, machine learning, prescriptive maintenance, connected devices, connected workers, blockchain, etc.
  • Operating Model Strategy
  • Manufacturing Network Strategy
  • Supply Chain and Manufacturing Transformations
 
Position Summary
As a Consultant, you will help to address priority enterprise-wide issues with strategies they can execute with speed and at scale.
 
 
Key Skills / Experience
  • Manufacturing production experience in either continuous or discrete manufacturing environments
  • Assessing operations issues, developing business cases, blueprinting improvement strategies, and designing transformational improvement strategies
  • Manufacturing operating model design
  • Industry X.0 technology (IoT, RPA, ML, AI etc.) and digital disruptors
  • Advanced analytics, conversion cost, product cost modeling, should cost modelling

Ability to travel 80-100% is required.

 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working on manufacturing or supply chain improvement initiatives 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in an external consulting role
  • Minimum of 1 year of project management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
 
Preferred and Professional Qualifications:
  • Tier 1 strategy consulting firm experience
  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree preferred
  • Lean or Six Sigma qualifications
  • Strong leadership to develop team members and build an inclusive and diverse team
  • Ability to incorporate best practices and latest research
  • Ability to support both client sales origination and project delivery
  • Ability to effectively manage and coach others
  • Team player; collaborative mindset
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent leadership, management, and relationship building skills
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
 

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