Junior Consultant - Purchasing & Supply Management

Qualifications

  • 3 - 7 years experience in purchasing & supply management methods from a top consulting firm or high performance company
  • Very strong quantitative skills required
  • Very strong interpersonal skills required
  • Functional (procurement) expertise desired
  • Willingness and openness to travel
  • Fluent English level (Bilingual)

Who You'll Work With

You'll be working with McKinsey's Operations practice in Chile. Our Operations practice assists our clients in solving complex operational challenges. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on practicality, our teams of consultants and experts work to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems.

Our Supply Chain Management service line is part of our Operations Practice and helps leading companies in all industries develop and implement future-oriented logistics strategies. We do this by making significant improvements in customer service while reducing invested capital and cost by transforming and optimizing their supply chains from end to end.

What You'll Do

You will work on consulting teams to help our clients to achieve new performance highs.

You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results. This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing recommendations for presentation to client management. From there, you will implement those recommendations with client team members.

The Operations Excellence Program (OEP) is a two-year training program in Santiago during which you will acquire the necessary knowledge to help companies achieve excellence in their operations. Along with other members of the OEP community, you will dedicate one day a week to functional training and knowledge development under the leadership of our operations experts. After completing the program, you will work in McKinsey's Purchasing and Supply Management Practice as a consultant with focus on implementing key changes in purchasing and supply chain management.


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