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Supply Chain and Operations, Strategy & Consulting, Integrated Planning & Fulfillment Consultant

3+ months agoColumbus, OH

We are:
Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work fast. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with functional insights, data power, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It's our job to help clients transform their Supply Chain organization, process and tools to become a customer centric supply chain and enable profitable growth for the business. We'll focus on areas like E2E planning, procurement, manufacturing, fulfillment and intelligent execution. How do we do it We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs. We enable growth. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work. Visit us here to find out more about Supply Chain.

You are:
A customer centric supply chain professional with the experience to assist in managing big projects with ease, you help clients transform their supply chain to enable growth being more efficient and doing good for our planet. You can identify changes needed in an operating model to enable a customer centric supply chain and work through a large transformation. And you are able to leverage data to size the value and understanding the impact on clients' organization.

You know that companies need to keep up with changes on customer needs and be able to manage disruptions across their network. You've also got the communication skills to make sure that everyone understands your ideas and how to get them working as quickly as possible. Your experience also means that people look to you for guidance and ideas. And you know how to make sure teams get their work done on time, every time.

The work:
- Define operation model to enable our clients' to be more customer centric, including E2E planning, manufacturing, distribution, and/or logistics
- Leverage data analytics to size the value of the transformation and to enable profitability across the supply chain
- Understand how advance platforms can help on the customer centric transformation
- Understand the impact on the organization and the new ways of working required to enable a customer centric transformation
- Contribute to a combined team from Accenture and the client that enables these customers centric transformation
- Persuade senior clients and Accenture managers why alternate approaches may be needed
- Work alone or manage diverse, small-to-medium sized teams as needed, either at the client or at Accenture
- Make sure that projects help clients meet their important goals
- Be ready to challenge old ways of doing things
- Use the latest analytical tools to help clients identify and understand how they can leverage AI to improve performance and efficiency
- Understanding the link between demand requirements, inventory targets, manufacturing, and sourcing objects while keeping the costs of doing that as low as possible and for client to grow
- Find the right planning strategies to help clients' business and value chain needs, like postponement, make to order, make to stock, and make to assembly
- Use digital tech to help clients find new ways to be more profitable including process automation to make their organizations more effective and efficient
- Lead workshops that look for ways to improve customer service in a profitable way
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Here's what you need:
- At least 2 years of experience working in one or more of the following areas: supply chain strategy, end-to-end planning, logistics and distribution, customer service and order management, procurement, inventory management and/or manufacturing operations
- Experience in translating customer needs to supply chain impact in planning, manufacturing, and/or logistics & distribution
- Experience working as a consultant in one or more industries, e.g. Consumer Goods, Industrials, Retail (preferred)
- A Bachelor's Degree

Bonus points if:
- You can use the latest technology and analytical tools to spot where clients can improve their operational outcomes (e.g. from forecasting, inventory management, digital manufacturing)
- You have experience in e-commerce and omni channel distribution
- You have worked on strategic cost takeout projects
- You have defined and/or led a customer centric supply chain transformation

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00031647
Employment Type: Other