Manager - Digital Manufacturing Consultant

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West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” consultant, this isn’t the place for you. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. Our consultants work on front lines – partnering with clients working shoulder to shoulder to deliver game changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Sound interesting?  Then West Monroe Partners just might be the place for you.

Think you’re up to the challenge?

West Monroe Partners (WMP) has an immediate opportunity for a Manager to help our growing Consumer and Industrial Products practice with a focus on Industry 4.0 and Operational Improvement opportunities.  The Manager will have three main responsibilities:

Client Development:

  • This role entails significant responsibility in developing new business, managing the client relationship at the executive levels while providing direction and oversight to project teams.  Most importantly, candidates should be passionate about what they do and enjoy a fun, entrepreneurial environment.

Practice Development:

  • You will play an active role in addition to supporting the leadership of the Chicago based team.   He/she will be expected to manage and mentor talented teams of consultants and deep technologists supporting our Consumer and Industrial Product client engagements that reimagine, build, and transform their business and operations. 

Client Delivery:

  • As a Manager within our C&IP Practice, you will be expected to provide delivery oversight on client engagements, manage relationships with client leadership and deliver compelling offerings that are relevant and thought-provoking while creating significant shareholder value.

Qualifications:

  • A BS degree or equivalent
  • Must have managed and/or supported the delivery of relevant consulting engagements in the local market in the past 3 years
  • 5+ years’ experience managing and/or delivering teams of consultants and technologists OR 7+ years in an operational / technology leadership role in manufacturing
  • Membership and visibility in relevant professional organizations
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; with an in-depth knowledge of project planning and delivery methodologies 
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with clients at all levels of the organization – from the shop floor to the board room
  • Ability to travel 50-70%

Industry Knowledge:

  • Functional knowledge of industrial / consumer manufacturing value chain – particularly in one or more of the following sectors: Industrial Products and Equipment, Consumer Packaged Goods, Chemicals, Specialty Materials, Durable Goods, Food & Beverage, Automotive/Transportation 
  • Experience with mid-market manufacturing businesses ($500M - $5B in Revenue)
  • Functional knowledge of discreet manufacturing and/or process manufacturing operations – including but not limited to the following functions:  planning/forecasting, supply management, procurement, sales and operations planning, engineering, production scheduling, maintenance, production controls, quality control, inventory management, supply chain, warehouse and distribution.
  • Ability to identify and quantify business cases impacting the P&L and/or balance sheet for manufacturing or supply chain use cases
  • Also desired is a track record of manufacturing client project delivery success that should include: System Implementation / Integration, Cost Savings, Process Improvement, Production Capacity Improvement, Organizational Effectiveness, Supply Chain, Capital Project Management, and Maintenance / Reliability Improvement
  • Must have been an active team member or PM on at least 3 operational and/or performance transformation programs for manufacturing clients
  • Strong functional knowledge within the following systems and applications: ERP, MRP, S&OP / Production Scheduling, Maintenance Management / Scheduling, Labor Management Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, SCADA, Quality and/or Laboratory Management Systems,
  • Lean Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement experience and/or certification is a plus

Think you’ve got what it takes?  Join our team and make us better.

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311 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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