Associate/Consultant - Operations Practice


Milan, Rome


Europe & The Middle East


Lean & manufacturing, Operations


Engineered products & infrastructure, Process industries & building materials

Who We Are

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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.

What You'll Do

Are you a talented operations professional? Do you want to develop ground-breaking ideas which reshape the future of the operations? Are you driven to make a difference? 

BCG is looking for Experienced Professionals to join our Milan team within our Operations Practice Area. 

  • We are looking for experience within procurement, supply chain or manufacturing either from industry or within consulting
  • We seek individuals who have excelled in previous roles and are looking for a new challenge
  • You will be working with professionals who have deep functional expertise and together you will help clients to achieve excellence in cost, time, quality and agility; adopt a lean culture, and acquire leading-edge operations skills.  

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • 2 to 8 years of consulting or industry experience (ideally mix of both) in Operations related topics, with relevant exposure to Engineering, Procurement, Supply Chain and Construction 
  • Strong academics
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms
  • Excellent time, people and project management skills
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in Italian and English
  • Willingness to travel and to work remotely on client sites 

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