Solution Specialist - MineLens


  • Mining degree from a Tier 1 college
  • 4-6 years of professional experience in the mining industry, with a focus on either underground hard-rock mining or ore processing
  • Experience working in a rapidly growing business with an entrepreneurial spirit, autonomy, and a keen interest in taking action to build the business in a start-up environment
  • Prior experience of anchoring client engagements independently.
  • Proficiency in basic business software (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint); statistical or database experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Mandarin/Cantonese

Who You'll Work With

You'll work with our MineLens team in Shanghai/Beijing. MineLens is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

MineLens provides mining companies with the strategic business intelligence they need to identify, quantify, and prioritize value creation opportunities in their operations. It combines advanced analytics, a comprehensive database of mining performance benchmarks, and global mining expertise. MineLens enables clientsto assess and improve labor productivity, equipment effectiveness, and reduce costs.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You'll conduct assessments with respect to improvement opportunities and actions and deliver recommendations to senior clients and front line managers.

You'll participate in new business development to generate new clients and maintain existing clients. You'll assist client in data collection, perform quantitative analysis of client data, and incorporate qualitative observations.

You'll direct analysts to generate reports based on benchmarks and site observations. You'll participate in new product development of innovative approaches to mining data analytics and be up-to-date with latest industry trends and competitor offerings.

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