PwC Management Consulting-Procurement & Sourcing Manager in Chicago, Illinois
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.
Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Industrial Products and
Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. CIPS includes multiple sectors: Automotive, Energy, Industrial Products, Retail and Consumer, and Utilities.
Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.
Minimum Years of Experience: 6
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Degree Major: in Engineering or Operations Management
Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Advisor (CFA), or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and understanding using a "pull" continuous replenishment system with distributors/customers in order to increase frequency, speed, and quality of deliveries, implementing a "Cross Docking Distribution System" to significantly reduce warehousing costs and speed inventory turns; reducing premium freight costs through the adoption of logistics controls; establishing a system using bar codes or radio frequency tags to streamline the material receipt and inventory updating process; reducing the number of preferred carriers and developing prearranged and pre-authorized modes of transportation for standard and premium vendor shipments.
Demonstrates proven extensive ability to manage large or multiple teams through the design and implementation of people, process and technology changes to the logistics and warehousing functions at our clients.
Demonstrates an extensive proven record of success, managing efforts to identify and address client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.
Demonstrates intimate ability and experience as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
Demonstrates extensive experience with various enterprise resource planning systems and warehouse management systems such as JD Edwards, SAP (especially Warehouse Management and Inventory Management modules), Oracle, Hyperion, Siebel, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Manhattan Associates, EXE, Manugistics
This position is focused on Procurement & Sourcing within Supply Chain.
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