Management Consulting Senior Associate- Supply Chain (Houston, TX)

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The demand for a resilient supply chain has never been higher than it is today. Mid-market companies across the world are looking to outside experts like us to help them develop new supply chain strategies and refine their operations. As the leader of the middle market, we know the unique challenges and opportunities our client's face. We bring functional expertise, data driven insights, and deep industry experience within the consumer products, industrials, and life science sections to solve their complex issues in demand planning and procurement, supply planning, manufacturing and warehousing operations, inventory and product portfolio strategy, and logistics.

As a Senior Associate within the Operations and Supply Chain Consulting practice, you will become a leader in one of the fastest growing and most entrepreneurial groups within RSM. You will have the resources and cross functional support of the largest middle market firm but will be able to operate in a lean and agile environment where your ideas and experience can directly shape what service offerings we provide to our clients and how we approach them. We are continually looking to expand our scope of services and industries and need your help to do it.

We are looking for consultants that can solve the complex problems the middle market faces throughout the entire supply chain. We need leaders that can identify the real problems our clients are facing and use data to prescribe innovative strategic and operational solutions. Finally, we need people that can effectively communicate with clients and team members and foster long lasting relationships.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading at least one of the following performance improvement initiatives:
  • Manufacturing, Plant Consolidations, Product Line Transfers, IOT/Manufacturing 4.0, Plant Layout, Production Flow
  • Business Operating Models, Process Transformations, Cost Takeout
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Transportation
  • Quality Management
  • Logistics and Distribution, Warehousing, Network Optimization
  • Sales & Operations Planning, Inventory Management, Demand Planning
  • Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor Management
  • Scenario Modeling and Data Analytics
  • Customer Experience, Profit Analytics, Pricing
  • ERP, CRM, WMS, TMS
  • Big Data and Statistical Analysis


Responsibilities:
  • Provide analytical support and industry insight during client assessments to understand and define the current state through data, opinions, observations, interviews and facilitated workshops
  • Identify business drivers and prioritize personal work efforts quicky to maximize productivity in engagements
  • Propose, develop, and implement solutions to complex client initiatives to achieve the desired future state
  • Communicate effectively both internally with the engagement team and externally with client employees, C-suite executives and/or private equity partners to maintain excellent client relationships
  • Support management in business development, networking, proposals, and marketing content
  • Support management with engagement economics such as proposal budgeting and pricing, margin management, billing, risk management, etc.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Senior Associate: 3+ years of professional consulting experience or relevant industry experience
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to solve complex business problems through fact gathering, business process mapping and data analysis
  • Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, project management, and organization skills
  • Client service and relationship building skills
  • Must be a team player; demonstrate attention to detail and problem-solving skills; able to effectively work independently and in a team environment
  • Willingness and ability to travel 50%+


Preferred Qualifications:
  • APICS Certifications (CPIM, CSCP)
  • Project Management Certification (PMP)
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification


In accordance with applicable law and RSM policy, prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 . If not vaccinated for COVID-19 they must qualify for an accommodation to this vaccination requirement o r participate in testing .

If you are located in New York, pursuant to current applicable law, you will be required to be vaccinated to enter the New York office and testing is not an option to enter the New York office.

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job ID: req26857_Houston

Line of Business: Consulting Services

SubFunction: MC Supply Chain and Operations

Job Type: FullTime

Req #: req26857_Houston

Location: Houston, TX US

Region: Great Lakes Region

Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology

Employment Type: Experienced

Degree Required: Bachelor

Travel: Yes
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RSM US LLP operates in the Business Intelligence industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL. RSM US LLP was founded in 1926. It has 16030 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 371 open jobs at RSM US LLP, click here.
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