Undergraduate degree required,Master's degree in engineering, business, operations or related disciplinespreferred
5-10 years of experience in anindustry or consulting environment with evidence of a distinctive careertrajectory
Industry expertise in basicmaterials, consumer packaged goods, chemicals, financial services, healthcare,high-tech, oil & gas, or pharmaceuticals is desired
Demonstrated track record ofassessing and driving transformational improvements
Knowledge of the full value chain,including purchasing/supply management, product development, manufacturing,lean, etc.
Highlyskilled in problem solving and analytics with the ability to translate analysisinto recommendations
Stronginterest and passion for developing, coaching and mentoring others
Abilityto work collaboratively in a team environment
Strongpeople skills and an ability to work effectively with others at all levels inan organization
Skilledin effectively communicating complex ideas
Comfortwith extensive travel (greater than 80 percent)
Who You'll Work With
At McKinsey, youcan build a career out of making things happen! You will be working withMcKinsey's Product Development & Procurement service line in NorthAmerica. Our Product Development & Procurement team assists our clients insolving the world's toughest problems. Blending strategic thinking withhands-on practicality, our team of consultants and experts work to developand implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most criticalproblems on a global scale.
Product Development & Procurement is a rapidly growingservice line that helps organizations unlock growth through product and costtransformations, with an emphasis on sustainability, customer experience, andthe latest digital and analytical solutions.
What You'll Do
You'll be a thought leader and skilledpractitioner, focused on helping our clients transform their organizationsthrough product portfolio, innovation and design, product optimization, categorymanagement, and supplier collaboration.
In thisclient-facing role, you'll play a key part in driving process improvement,delivering successful business results, and developing broad based strategiesfor a diverse set of clients. Examplesof the type of work associated with this role could include driving productoptimization through Analytics-to-value/ Design-to-value, driving strategicsourcing to capture value,defining new operatingmodel by optimizing Source-to-Pay processes through digitally-enabledprocurement transformation programs, designing new organizational structure andreporting relationships, developing future-focused capabilities and mindsets,and/or instituting rigorous governance and performance-management methods.
You will typicallywork in teams of 3 - 5 consultants, making an important contribution to theanalysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches,developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensurepositive impact and sustainable results. This includes gathering and analyzinginformation, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing recommendationsto present to clients. From there, you will implement those recommendationswith client team members.
In addition, youwill work in cooperation with our worldwide network of consultants to shapeMcKinsey's thinking in this area, continuously developing your own knowledge,as well as that of the firm.
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McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.