Job Description

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 approximately 469,000 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.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
 
Accenture is looking for a highly motivated Product Lifecycle Management Team Lead to support product lifecycle management (PLM) tools and processes of our clients hardware teams and its external vendors. Managing the PLM team will require a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of tools and processes, a focus on growing and developing the skills and talents of the team, a relentless drive to focus on high value projects and to prioritize ruthlessly. The Team Lead will need to be able to operate at scale and adapt to clients' dynamic needs in the PLM space. This role will work collaboratively with cross functional team members to deliver significant results. The Team Lead is a key interface to cross functional organizations like engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, compliance and IT.
 
Role Responsibilities
  • Leads the team to ensure balanced resource allocation, Task MCO ECO PCN SLAs are being met and mitigate any issues
  • Works with PLM Lead, who provides strategic input for execution
  • Develops and delivers monthly metric reports indicating cycle time and end to end processing
  • Recruits, interviews and manages training to onboard new team members
  • Documents PLM business processes used for release, approval and management of part numbers as well as BOMs, changes and associated documentation
  • Participates in the ongoing assessment and optimization of PLM processes, systems, tools and data
  • Participates in biweekly check-ins between managed service and FTE PLM Lead to ensure continuity
  • Troubleshooting tactical issues from downstream tools
  • Performs deep dives into cross-functional participation including mass cleanup efforts, process change, coordination and adherence
  • Works with IT Business Applications BizApps on applicable assignments
  • Manages and maintains ECO Approval Workflow and coordinates implementation with BizApps
  • Participates in work instruction writing and updates
  • Posts to the team Wiki page

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Product Lifecycle Management
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with Oracle Agile PLM Tool
  • Minimum of 6 months supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • High tech industry experience
  • Experience with PDM and PLM applications
  • Knowledge of ERP and CRM systems and processes
  • Working knowledge of product structure and processes
  • Understanding of product design for servers and/or consumer goods
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with customer driven focus and sense of urgency
  • Strong attention to detail and data quality
  • Independent workers with the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to collect, compile and interpret product data quickly
  • Ability to own your work, to challenge and ask questions on input rather than just implementing what the requestor has asked
 
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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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.

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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