21 days old
2018-05-312018-07-01

Management Consulting, Procurement & Sourcing, Senior Associate

PwC
Chicago, IL 60601
PwC/LOS Overview
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We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.
Job Description
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Industrial Products and Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includes clients within the Industrial Products and Energy, Utilities & Mining sectors.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.
Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Operations Management, Master's degree


Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Advisor (CFA), or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and proven track record of helping companies improve operations, maintenance, planning and scheduling processes or strategic source practice and methodologies. Demonstrates thorough level of knowledge and understanding of demand planning and management, inventory management, forecasting and budgeting, vendor negotiations, large scale implementation, supplier management, online auctions and reverse auctions, cost reduction, MRO/Indirect spend, QA/QC, industrial safety, master scheduling, MRP and Just-in-Time environments in global operations.


Skills Preferred:
Considerable experience using various enterprise resource planning and e-sourcing software such as JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Ariba, PeopleSoft and Manugistics. Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with and proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member identifying and addressing client needs with a focus on Procurement and Sourcing functions. Demonstrates a proven record of success in participating in client discussions and meetings, managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. Proven experience as a team leader including a proven track record of creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues


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