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Industry X – Engineering Management Consulting Lead - Midwest Region

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00179439 Full-time

Job Description

We Are:

Industry X. We embed intelligence in the way the world makes things and the things it makes to do more using less, keep people safe and ensure a sustainable future. 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 skillful engineering practitioner and advisor. As a consultant, you will provide actionable insights to the world’s top organizations, helping them address priority issues with strategies they can execute with speed and at scale, utilizing engineering experience in product development or product management, engineering function assessments, business case development and blueprinting improvement strategies including Digital Thread/ Digital Twin, engineering operating model design, advanced analytics and should-cost modeling.

The Work:

  • You will support our clients across a broad range of industries to address their issues related to:

    • Engineering transformations optimizing organization structure, new product development process, R&D spend and product lifecycle management systems

    • Zero base product cost management through value analysis, value engineering and Design to Value assessments

    • Product Strategies including Product as a Service, Platform Ecosystems and Sustainable Products

    • Innovation Management and Product Portfolio Optimization balancing voice of customer and cost to serve

    • Digitizing Engineering function with new technologies like Digital Thread / Twin, Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, etc.

  • You will spot, isolate, and solve engineering problems using your skills in:

    • Advanced analytics – Return on R&D costs, Product Cost, Business case models

    • Should-cost modelling – Direct / COGS (incl. metals, plastics, electronics etc.)

    • Operating model architecture – people, process technology

  • You will also, throughout your work, have opportunities to:

    • Lead small to medium sized teams (2-5), 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


Here’s What You Need:

  • 3 years of experience working on engineering improvement initiatives

  • 1 year of experience in internal or external consulting role at comparable level

  • 1 year of experience related to new technology (Digital Thread / Twin, Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If associate degree, must have minimum 6 years’ work experience).  

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Tier 1 management consulting firm experience
  • An MBA or equivalent graduate degree
  • Previous engineering experience
  • Experience with CAD and PLM systems
  • Ability to support both client sales origination and project delivery
  • Ability to effectively manage and coach others
  • A collaborative mindset, are a team player
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington as set forth below information on benefits offered is here.   


Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role 

California $119,000-$144,000

Colorado  $103,000-$124,000

New York $ 95,000-$144,000

Washington,DC $110,000-$132,000



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