2020/21 – Strategic Operations Consultant – Focus Manufacturing
Kearney
Zurich
vor 1 Tg.

Job Description

With over 60 offices in more than 40 countries,Kearney is one of the leading management consulting firms worldwide. Led by astrong Global Partnership, our employees make us who we are.

Our clientsinclude many Fortune 500, DAX and medium-sized global players. We areindividuals who take as much joy from those we work with as the work itself.

Driven to be the difference between a big idea and making it happen, we helpour clients break through.

We are the operations and performance experts andunderstand business operations and supply chains from end to end whether we’retalking planning, sourcing, production, or distribution.

We also recognize thatit’s not enough to find solutions for individual supply chain functions orproblem areas. What’s needed are cross-functional transformations that look atthe end-to-end supply chain in an integrated way.

So irrespective of whether ourclients are optimizing their supply chain management, building an AI-enabledplanning capability, digitalizing their procurement functions, designing afactory of the future, adapting to omnichannel distribution needs, or simplyaiming for an end-to-end supply chain transformation, we will make sure everypart of our clients’ business is covered.

Our Strategic Operations Team is focusing on preciselythese questions.

Are these topics yours? Then be part of our team.

What you can expect

  • Top Management exposure at CXO level and high exposure to senior business stakeholders
  • Work in a highly engaged, passionate and innovative environment
  • Development and execution of value-capture strategies for manufacturing companies, in the actual manufacturing process and at the interfaces
  • Design and improvement of manufacturing performance in the 4-walls and across plant networks
  • Definition and development of clients’ operations organizations
  • Application of digital understanding and tools for state-of-the-art manufacturing
  • Buildingand promotion of leading-edge intellectual capital in the market
  • Abuddy and mentor program to support you
  • Atailored training approach for each of your career levels
  • What we seek

  • A master’s or diploma degree from a leading universit y, preferably as an engineer, or a technical or scientific degree with a manufacturing focus and with top academic results
  • Relevant professional experience (2-5 years) , preferably as a management consultant or in an in-house consulting role.
  • Preferably with background in one or several of the following industries : automotive, industrials, pharmaceuticals and / or consumer goods.

  • A deep understanding of strategic operations, transformation, production processes and value engineering, as well as implementation and value capture in operations
  • Experience in production / cost management, lean operations, and supply chain management
  • Implementation and domain experience in digital manufacturing / Industry 4.0
  • An innovative and collaborative approach to problem-solving combined with strong critical thinking and analytical capabilities
  • Strong project management and organizational capabilities
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment proven in international teams with multiple cultural backgrounds
  • Eagerness to collaborate, coach, mentor, and help others grow professionally
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at both senior management as well as shop-floor level
  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English ; other languages are an advantage
  • Equal EmploymentOpportunity and Nondiscrimination

    Kearneyprides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their bestselves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and happyto do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients.

    Kearney aimsto build diverse capabilities to help our clients solve their most mission-criticalproblems.

    Language Requirements

    fluent german language skills

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