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Supply Chain Specialist - Senior Associate

PwC
Cleveland, OH 44114

A career in our Supply Chain Management practice, within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability. Youll be a part of a team that helps organisations in transforming their supply chains into a strategic asset. Youll work with our clients to develop a supply chain strategy, optimise their supply chain footprint and logistics, manage transportation and distribution, and develop an integrated business planning solutions.


To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Share relevant thought leadership.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Engineering, Operations Management/Research

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

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge in Logistics including knowledge and understanding using a "pull" continuous replenishment system with distributors/customers in order to increase frequency, speed, and quality of deliveries including:
- Implementing a "Cross Docking Distribution System" to significantly reduce warehousing costs and speed inventory turns,
- Reducing premium freight costs through the adoption of logistics controls,
- Establishing a system using bar codes or radio frequency tags to streamline the material receipt and inventory updating process,
- Reducing the number of preferred carriers and developing prearranged and pre-authorized modes of transportation for standard and premium vendor shipments.

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in a role using various enterprise resource planning systems and warehouse management systems such as JD Edwards, SAP (especially Warehouse Management and Inventory Management modules), Oracle, Hyperion, Siebel, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Manhattan Associates, EXE, 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 process and technology changes to logistics and warehousing functions.

Demonstrates a proven thorough 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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Posted: 2020-01-19 Expires: 2020-02-19

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