Senior Manager, Digital Manufacturing (Industry 4.0) at West Monroe

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Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Manager to help build our Consumer and Industrial Products practice with a focus on Industry 4.0 and Operational Improvement opportunities. 

The Senior 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 national leadership role in addition to leading the Chicago/Minneapolis-based team.   He/she will be expected to attract, hire and mentor deep technologists and talented business consultants who will help our Consumer and Industrial Product clients re-imagine, build, and transform their business and operations. 

Client Delivery:

As a leader within our C&IP Practice, you will be expected to provide delivery oversight on large engagements, manage relationships with c-level buyers and create compelling offerings that are relevant and thought-provoking.

Qualifications:

  • A BS degree is preferred, or equivalent experience required
  • Experience leading a relevant consulting group or practice in the local market in the past 5 years preferred
  • 8+ years’ experience managing multi-disciplined teams of consultants and technologists OR 10+ years in an operational/technology leadership role in manufacturing
  • Strong business development and an active professional network of contacts in the local market
  • Membership and visibility in relevant professional organizations
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; and in-depth knowledge of project planning and delivery methodologies 
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with clients and present to C-level executives
  • 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 5 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.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.westmonroe.com/inclusion.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe’s Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked here. 

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Location

Chicago is our headquarters, our largest office, and where it all started. Located in the Loop, you’ll find representation across all practices and industries. As our first office, Chicago remains one of the firm’s main hubs for technology and innovation, relying on top talent from the area.

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.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Chiefs Program allows any employee to create a CXO (Chief “Something” Officer) role that is outside of their daily client service role such as Chief Outdoor Officer or Chief Snack Officer.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
West Monroe has six ERGs: Black Employee Network, Interfaith, Pan-Asian Network, SOMOS, WMPride, and Women's Leadership Network.
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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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