Expert Project Leader (Operations, Digital Supply Chain)

Location:

Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Operations, Technology & digital

Industries:

Engineered products & infrastructure

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

The Operations Practice (OPS) Area is one of BCG's largest functional practices. We help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and building strategic capabilities. BCG’s expertise in Operations covers the following areas - supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, service operations, cost efficiency, operational transformation, research & product development, program and project management, all with a strong digital and analytics overlay.

Role Profile

WHAT WE NEED

BCG is looking for a Project Leader or Principal focused in Digital Supply Chain to help clients enhance their performance and build new capabilities to compete in the digital age. The ideal candidate will have expertise in supply chain strategy and supply chain management, as well as experience advising clients on how to use digital tools to enable their journey toward operational excellence.  


WHAT YOU’LL DO

Digital Supply Chain Project Leaders work in our Operations (OPS) practice, helping companies think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, strategize how to add value, and reorganize to defend their business and seize new opportunities. As a Project Leader, you will manage teams who design, develop, and implement long-term business strategies and digital solutions that enhance supply chain and manufacturing performance.


In this role, you will advise clients on key strategic issues, produce leading-edge business models, address specific problems and opportunities, and implement sustainable solutions—all filtered through a lens of digital and data-driven innovation. Drawing on expertise with evolving digital tools and capabilities, you will challenge existing assumptions to create tailored, fully integrated solutions that optimize client operations to create powerful competitive advantage.


In addition to providing direction on digital supply chain client engagements, Expert Project Leaders will contribute to the business development of the supply chain topic, collaborating with Partners on leads and proposals. Experts will also build awareness for BCG supply chain competence and industry-specific capabilities (e.g., BioPharma/MedTech, Consumer/Retail, and Industrial Goods), work to improve methodology & tools, participate in key industry forums, and more.

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of BCG’ to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

Your Qualifications

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS)

  • 5 - 10 years of experience in industry on supply chain operations or a technology supplier to operations, or a combination of industry and consulting experience (preferred), with a focus on the following:
  • Production optimization / continuous improvement
  • End-to-end project execution support, including training and coaching
  • Logistics, materials management, and warehousing
  • Service level analysis and tracking
  • S&OP and Integrated Business Planning
  • Development and deployment of Control Tower technology/capability

  • Focused or deep pockets of expertise, such as in supply chain visibility and analytics, quality system and analytics, or digital tools for manufacturing process improvement.
  • Established network within supply chain, digital, and/or technology players
  • Proven track record of implementation success


WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH:

The Operations (OPS) practice is one of BCG's largest and fastest-growing practice areas. Our Global OPS Centers, currently located in 10 key business locations worldwide, are knowledge hubs filled with operations experts, many of them with years of first-hand, shop-floor experience. Providing services in Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Customer Service OPS, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Services, Procurement, R&D, Operational Transformation, and more, we decode the inner workings of organizations and find innovative solutions that drive positive outcomes. In a world where adaptability, speed, and efficiency are table stakes for every business, the Operations practice is more important than ever, helping clients do business at the speed of digital.


YOU’LL BE BASED IN:

Boston, New Jersey, New York, and Chicago preferred; Philadelphia, Washington DC, Detroit, Minneapolis flexible.

Date Posted:

14-Nov-2018

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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