Consumer Goods & Services - Supply Chain Consultant

Title: Consumer Goods & Services - Supply Chain Consultant
Location: USA
Job Number: 00426503
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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Process Excellence and Change Enablement professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.
Job Description
Supply Chain and Operations professionals house individuals who help clients develop strategies and implement processes and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing and fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Closely follows the strategic direction set by management when establishing near term goals.
Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision-making.
Acts independently or part of an integrated team to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
Brings right functional skills to a team to support delivery of client efforts.
Work with external/internal customers to develop and deploy Supply Chain Management Consulting Operations capability for the Consumer Goods Products Industry.
Skilled in Processes, Technology, Operating Model and Services for Demand and Supply Planning, Order Management, Fulfillment and Distribution, Warehousing, Inventory Management, Transportation Management and associated Analytics across these functional areas.
Drives Sales/Proposal activity and ability to deliver complex Strategy and Program/Project based efforts.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
2 years consulting experience in Supply Chain Planning and Fulfillment
Experienced in business case development, process modeling, business process re-engineering, process design, organization and operating model design
Functional expertise in SC planning (S&OP, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Production Scheduling and Available to Promise areas), Fulfillment/Logistics and Warehouse management (Inventory Optimization, Forecast Optimization, Route Optimization)
Bachelor?s degree required; preferably a major in operations research/management science, industrial engineering, supply chain management, operations management or other engineering, science or business areas.
Ability to travel up to 75% (Monday ? Thursday) as a regular part of a career in consulting
Preferred Qualifications:
Masters Preferred
1 years in Operational Functional role
Experience in the Consumer Goods industries
Excellent communication skills
Strong client facing skills
Strong analytical skills
Professional Skills:
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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