Job Description

We are:
Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work fast. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with functional insights, data power, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It’s our job to show clients how to take major leaps forward in planning, procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment. How do we do it We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work. Visit us here to find out more about Supply Chain.

You are:
A Planning and fulfilment expert with experience in delivering large customer centric transformation programs, with responsibility for E2E planning, manufacturing, distribution, and/or logistics.
Experience in delivering with data insights and value realization for complex intelligent supply chain initiatives to help companies get the most from their transportation and logistics. In today’s economy, companies depend on everything getting where it needs to go. You’ve got the data and analysis skills to make that more efficient, so companies can keep their customers satisfied and their bottom line healthy. Your communications and personal skills mean that everyone from the most senior clients to new hires look to you for guidance and leadership when it’s time to take plans off the drawing board and put them to work in real life. And your experience means you know how to run large teams and make sure everything they do helps the client get their work done more efficiently, and more effectively.

The work:

  • Find solutions to clients’ transportation and logistics problems

  • Persuade senior clients and Accenture managers why alternate approaches may be needed

  • Decide which methods and procedures to use when completing projects

  • Work alone or manage large, diverse teams as needed, either at the client or at Accenture

  • Make sure that projects help clients meet their important goals

  • Be ready to challenge old ways of doing things

  • Use the latest analytical tools to help clients:- refine their future digital supply chain vision

  • Assess the capabilities required to deliver their vision across planning, manufacturing, and distribution

  • Give clients useful insights into their spending on transportation, including analysis of customer, interfacility and transportation leakage

  • Craft transportation and logistics strategies (insource/outsource) that match overall service levels and reduce the clients’ costs along the supply chain

  • Use digital tech to help make clients’ organizations more effective and efficient

  • Lead workshops that look for ways to improve manufacturing organizations and processes


Travel:
For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

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Qualifications

Here’s what you need:

  • At least 8 years’ experience in supply chain process teams across planning, manufacturing and fulfillment

  • At least 5 years working as a consultant

  • A Bachelor’s Degree



Bonus points if:

  • You’ve got serious data and analytical chops when it comes to improving forecasts and managing inventory

  • You can spot where to find new value in logistics and transportation, and explain it simply

  • You have demonstrated the ability to create and articulate value propositions

  • You’ve worked on strategic cost takeout projects

  • You know your way around transportation master data, transportation management systems (TMS’s), and network optimization principles



 



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CT - Hartford,MA - Boston,NJ - Florham Park,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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