Consultant - Global Energy & Materials


Fundamental traits:

  • Proven leader with the ability to inspire others, build strong relationships, and create a true followership
  • Collaborative team player, capable of working well with others, but also autonomously with little direction
  • Superior analytical, quantitative and conceptual thinking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial and result-driven achiever

Academic qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in related fields or MBA is preferred

Language proficiency:

  • Fluent English and Mandarine a must

Who You'll Work WithMcKinsey & Company is a management consulting firm that helps leading corporations and organizations make distinctive, lasting and substantial improvements in their performance.

What You'll Do

McKinsey's Operations Practice is one of the fastest-growing practices in McKinsey globally and in Asia. We are committed to helping our clients achieve world-class operations. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on implementation, we develop and define operational strategies to help our clients around the world solve their most critical problems. We tackle the key operational challenges faced by our clients, particularly in the areas of supply chain management, product development, purchasing & supply management, service operations, manufacturing, and capital productivity.

We are now seeking candidates with 4-8 years' experience from Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, Electric Power/Natural Gas and Chemicals & Agriculture industries to join as Experienced Consultants.

Our Service Lines:

Supply Chain Management (SCM):

  • Global production network strategy
  • Integrated planning (forecasting, demand management, inventory management)
  • Network configuration
  • Transportation management
  • Warehouse operations
  • Working-capital reduction

Purchasing and Supply Management (PSM):

  • Strategic sourcing using total cost of ownership approach
  • Supplier selection and development
  • Performance transformation
  • Purchasing organization
  • Global sourcing

Service Operations (SO):

  • Customer experience and service design
  • Frontline and field operations
  • Sales transformation
  • Service factory & lean back-office processes
  • Customer care and web operations
  • Service strategy

Product Development (PD):

  • Design to Value
  • Complexity Optimization
  • Product Development System Transformation (Lean R&D)
  • R&D Organization & Globalization
  • R&D/Product Development Diagnostics
  • Innovation
  • Product & Technology strategy

Capital Productivity (CP):

  • Capital allocation and portfolio optimization
  • Business case and concept/design optimization
  • Procurement and contracting
  • Construction, commissioning, and ramp-up
  • Organizational capabilities, tools, and processes

Manufacturing (MP):

  • Lean performance transformations
  • Manufacturing strategy
  • Capability building, including corporate academy design
  • Energy efficient production/green manufacturing
  • Quality system optimization
  • Strategic manufacturing networks/outsourcing/service contracting
  • Maintenance performance

As a consultant in the Asia Operations Practice, you will work with colleagues and client staff from a wide range of business areas across the world to build sustainable value through delivering distinctive operations expertise, and support clients to implement these ideas, including capability building. In addition, you will work in cooperation with our worldwide network of consultants to shape McKinsey's thinking in this area, continuously developing your own knowledge, as well as that of the Firm. The experienced consultants with GEM (Global Energy and Materials) background will predominantly focus on engagements in Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, Electric Power/Natural Gas and Chemicals & Agriculture (can work more in one of those industries depending of the consultant's specialty).

We offer personalized training programs to prepare you for the job and attractive conditions and career prospects, depending on your experience. Entry as specialist or expert will be based upon the level individual candidate experience and will be determined through the interview discussions.

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