Experienced Consultant SCM Production Optimization, focus Lean Management (m/f/d), Atlanta

The role

As an Experienced Consultant, you'll develop and implement lean management projects, and thus systematically increase the profit contribution and (process) efficiency. The goal is to optimize productivity, performance, throughput time, OPEX and inventory. With your expertise you'll support our clients to secure a long-term competitive advantage. Become part of the team!

What you'll do

 

  • Analyze value streams, processes and disturbances in production and support the targeted use of lean activities 
  • Develop strategies in close cooperation with our clients to optimize production and manufacturing. Use lean principles, implement these new approaches and support clients during the implementation phase
  • Realize additional potential by introducing targeted digital solutions  
  • Independently acquire new client projects in production and manufacturing 
  • Assume responsibility for your own (sub)projects and coach your team members
  • Present your project results to top management, facilitate workshops and train project employees
  • Act as a thought leader and continuously develop our consulting offering in production and manufacturing optimization

 

 

What you'll need

 

  • Strong performance over many years at a consultancy, especially in production design/lean manufacturing or lean consulting with a cross-functional focus   
  • Excellent knowledge of lean and production systems, lean administration, manufacturing and automation technologies, industrial engineering and quality management                                                                                               
  • Outstanding degree from a university or specialized college (Master's/graduate degree/PhD) 
  • Experience working on intercultural projects and ideally international work experience
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Highly developed communication skills  in English, additional languages is a plus
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and willingness to travel (ca. 80 percent)

 

A career at SMC means you'll see the real-world impact of your thinking from day one. Join us, and start shaping your future today.

 

 

Our application process
 

Campus recruitment

Our campus recruitment usually starts in late September and runs until the end of November or early December. The selection process has three stages: application deadline, an analytic test and initial round of interviews on-campus, and the final interview day at one of our offices in the US.

The interviews will take place one to two weeks after applications close. The main focus is to see how you interact with our consultants, and to give us insight into your career choices. On the day, you’ll work through case studies, tackling real problems from past SMC consulting projects.

You’ll be given detailed feedback after each round of interviews, and if you're successful, we'll offer you a full-time position.

 

Non-campus recruitment
 

Once you've applied, we'll get back to you within two weeks. If you’re successful, you’ll be invited to a first round interview during which you’ll be interviewed by one of our project managers or vice presidents and asked to carry out an analytical test. If we think you’re a good fit personally and professionally, you’ll be invited to an interview day with four interviews.

The main focus is to see how you interact with our consultants, and to give us insight into your career choices. On the day, you’ll work through case studies, tackling real problems from past SMC consulting projects.

You’ll be given detailed feedback after each round of interviews, and if you're successful, we'll offer you a full-time position.

 

 If you have any questions about the recruiting process, feel free to contact us at any time.

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Meet our team

Being a part of Siemens Management Consulting (SMC) means you’ll have a direct impact on the future of Siemens and society around the world. Discover what it's like to be leading tomorrow, today.

 

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Kai Steinbock

Vice President at Siemens Management Consulting

“If you're working at SMC, you're building your network and your reputation every day.”

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Dominik Knoblich

Senior Consultant at Siemens Management Consulting

“Right from the beginning, I worked with some of our most senior clients.”

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Lu Yao Song

Consultant at Siemens Management Consulting

“Even if you’re new to the company, you already take responsibility on a very high level.”

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Iulia Colescu

Project Manager at Siemens Management Consulting

“I think our work has a big impact on the businesses we work with.”

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Johannes Thul

Project Manager at Siemens Management Consulting

“It’s amazing to see how our clients implement our recommendations. On many projects, the impact can be massive.”

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Alarico Allegri

Managing Director, MRX Technologies, a Siemens Business (Australia)

“I was searching for accountability and responsibility. I wanted to see things grow.“

 

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