Manager, Digital Manufacturing at West Monroe
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West Monroe 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:
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.
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.
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.
- A BS degree preferred, or equivalent experience required
- 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%
- A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives
- 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
Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.
At West Monroe, our people are our business.
We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.
Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.
We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.
Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.
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