Senior Manager, Operations Consulting (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Chicago, IL. Provide expertise in operations strategy, product innovation and development, supply and demand planning, supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, service operations, manufacturing, and logistics. Translate business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Perform reliability-centered maintenance, integration of operations with supply chains, corporate performance management, time and motion studies, and benchmarking/best-in-class practices and performances. Use systems applications that support operations-related processes. Lead project workstreams, including project staffing, budgeting, planning, and status updating. Manage engagement teams and provide coaching and feedback in a timely manner. Maintain client relationships. Analyzing clients’ operations-related processes to propose enhancements to category management, strategic sourcing, procurement transformation enabled by technology, and procurement on demand managed services to drive innovation, cost reduction, and supply resiliency. Consulting with clients on solutions to drive growth and profitability through product innovation and development, procurement, sourcing, as well as optimizing manufacturing operations. Advise clients on how to optimize all elements of their procurement processes, including establishing source-to-contracting processes, as a source or value and competitive advantage. Applying customer insights and market analytics to help clients make smarter decisions, integrate products and services, and optimize their customer operations to enable sustainable growth. Manage resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, and status updates for engagements supporting ERP and business automation of procurement operations aimed at reducing program costs for clients in the manufacturing, technology, and healthcare industries.
40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Must have a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or a related field, plus 6 years of related work experience, of which at least 5 years must be post-bachelor's, progressive related work experience.
In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master's degree or foreign equivalent inAccounting, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or a related field, plus 4 years of related work experience.
Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following:
Identifying gaps, developing the business and/or technical requirements to build leading practice designs for clients;
Communicating firm understanding of both Strategic and Operational Procurement practices, helping to guide client leadership and staff in support of a leading practice system; and
Understanding of system architecture and benefits of different ERP systems and their connectivity with Coupa.
80% telecommuting permitted. Must be able to commute to the designated local office.