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Manager, Supply Chain Consulting - Demand & Supply Planning

**Business Title:** Manager, Supply Chain Consulting - Demand & Supply Planning

**Requisition Number:** 56620 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Customer & Operations for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Lead client engagements and work streams related to supply chain and operational improvement projects

+ Provide oversight of day to day project work and highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle

+ Help ensure timely execution of project deliverables

+ Establish client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CFO focus areas directly to operations business improvement

+ Assist with proposal and business development activities by leveraging existing relationships with C-level executives

+ Help execute process transformation, measurable improved operational performance, and organizational restructuring

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of five years of management consulting experience providing advisory services related to supply chain, cost reduction, and operational restructuring with the ability to assess, improve, and reconstruct the information, physical, and financial flows across the client's supply chain

+ Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations analysis, engineering, or a related field from an accredited college/university

+ Deep knowledge of demand planning and replenishment, inventory optimization, logistics, transportation, distribution, and sales and operations planning

+ Strong knowledge of demand planning and replenishment, forecasting, scheduling, inventory optimization, and /or knowledge of supply chain planning, production floor operations, and sales & operations planning (S&OP) processes; knowledge of JDA and/or Oracle, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, S&OP, Supply Collaboration, Order Promising and Production Scheduling / Work Order management a plus

+ Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior clients; excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

+ Travel may be up to 80-100%

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15292

Manager, Supply Chain Consulting - Demand & Supply Planning

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 03/06/2021

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