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Supply Chain Management- Manager, Manufacturing

Chicago, IL 60606

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 Manager, 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

A career in our Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) practice, within PwCs Operations Consulting vertical, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimize all elements of their operations and move beyond the role of a cost-effective business enabler to becoming a source of competitive advantage. We focus on all aspects of Supply Chain Management, including logistics, procurement and sourcing, planning and manufacturing operations to drive both growth and profitability.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills:

As aManager, you will 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 staff level include but are not limited to:

  • Be positive, open minded, objective, agile with change, and flexible;
  • Apply a range of technical capabilities to deliver quality andvalue for clients, PwC and other stakeholders;
  • Proactively seek opportunities to grow the business in a way that supports our Purpose and creates long-term value for multiple stakeholders;
  • Solve complex business problems from pursuit through to execution using a commercial mindset;
  • Recognize others strengths and visible improvements in performance and help them to realize their full potential;
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty;
  • Incorporate up-to-date technology / technology developments in your work;
  • Analyze and identify the linkages and interactions between the component parts of an entire system;
  • Use multiple sources of information, including broader stakeholder views, to develop solutions and recommendations;
  • Promote new ideas and services by applying knowledge of the industry/sector and societal trends; and,
  • Generate a variety of perspectives and solutions, harnessing uncertainty, global relationships, differentiated capability, and virtual teams

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master of Business Administration

Preferred Fields of Study:
Operations Management/Research, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering

Certification(s) Preferred:

Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or proven record of success in manufacturing & shop floor processes and solutions including demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the following skillsets:

  • Lean Manufacturing;
  • Process review, redesign and implementation;
  • Shop-floor execution industry leading practices, including material flow optimization;
  • Manufacturing and enterprise business systems (MES, ERP, MRP);
  • Productivity and efficiency;
  • Resource / labor management and/or value analysis;
  • Knowledge and understanding of differences between push and "pull" replenishment systems and the impact of both on shop floor operations;
  • TPM and Predictive and preventive maintenance programs;
  • IoT connectivity, big data analytics platforms (e.g. MS Azure), Alteryx, PowerBI;
  • Technology assessment and optimization, including standard technologies like MES or MRP and next gen technologies like digital twins and smart factories;
  • Thorough knowledge and proven track record of helping companies improve operations, manufacturing processes or strategic solutions and methodologies;
  • Experiential guidance, subject matter specialty, and optimized standard industry practices with Quality Management Systems relating to practices involving Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP);
  • Understanding of ISO certification requirements; and,
  • Communicating compelling value propositions (written and verbal).

Demonstrates an extensive level of ability with a 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 manufacturing functions.

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.


Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-24

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