Job Description

We are:

Industry X - Digital Manufacturing & Operations.  Through deep industry experience, analytics and insights, we empower clients to survive and thrive in the new, the now, and the unknown.  To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must keep the core business running while simultaneously identifying and investing in the new.  Industry X 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.  

You are:

A functional consulting expert with an abundance of experience in Manufacturing operations 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 are 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:

  • Design of Digital Factory & Implementation - Industry 4.0 IoT platform, artificial intelligence, machine learning, prescriptive maintenance, connected devices, connected workers, blockchain, etc.
  • Design and Execution of Operating Model for Manufacturing function
  • Use the latest analytical tools to help clients: 
    • Improve plant throughput 
    • Boost reliability
    • Increase quality
    • Stick to, or get ahead of, production schedules
    • Cost reduction and M&A synergies for manufacturing conversion costs
  • You will spot, isolate, and solve manufacturing problems using your skills in:
    • Manufacturing Process Excellence - Planning/Scheduling, Routing Optimization, Capital projects
    • Operating model architecture - people, process technology
    • Advanced analytics - Network Optimization, Make vs Buy models, Business case models
  • You will also, throughout your work, have opportunities to:
    • Lead small to medium 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

Be ready to build air miles with travel to client sites Monday to Friday

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 - External

Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum of 7-8 years of manufacturing production experience in either continuous or discrete manufacturing environments
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience at a consulting firm assessing operations issues, developing business cases, blueprinting improvement projects, and manufacturing process improvement projects
  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with 2-3 years of prior experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis
  • Strong financial acumen
  • A Bachelor’s Degree

Bonus points if:

  • Manufacturing Operations experience in Lifesciences Industry: 
    • Experience with drug product / substance manufacturing
    • Led and implemented digital solutions (process control systems, continuous manufacturing, etc. at scale
  • Understanding of clinical development cycle (clinical to commercial)
  • Impact of pharma contact manufacturing on the manufacturing network
  • Technical/scientific background: understanding of the new age therapies from a technical and business standpoint
  • You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree 
  • Lean or Six Sigma qualifications
  • Prior experience in driving insights using visualization tools (i.e. Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)

Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.

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