Associate, Strategic Operations Practice
5d ago

Job Description

Strategic Operations Practice Associate

Who we are

As a global consulting partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with.

Over the years we’ve fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity and boldness and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it.

Together, we know our people are our difference for our clients, our colleagues, and our communities. That’s why we take pride in being individual and inclusive and create a place where everyone can bring their full self to work.

Our Strategic Operations practice’s focus on precision and results has remained at the heart of what we do. It’s this legacy that means we can proudly say we’re the original strategic operations experts guiding many a successful transformation long before it became a buzzword.

Today, we continue to deliver solutions across the supply chain and offer expertise within our four towers make, plan, deliver, and source.

Mark your mark as an Associate in our Strategic Operations Practice at Kearney

Are you ready to :

  • Work alongside a dedicated and diverse set of people as we offer honest advice and practical guidance to our clients?
  • Learn and grow by taking advantage of every opportunity available to you?
  • Join a company which prides itself on its shared values and inclusive culture?
  • Be the difference and make it happen?
  • If so, we are ready to help you :

    Discover. Collaborating with our clients across a range of industries and service practices, our people are always learning.

    At Kearney, you will broaden your knowledge and experience cross a breadth of areas, no matter your role. Being rooted in expertise, we know our people deserve opportunities to go places and further their exposure to the business world.

    Grow. We believe in the power of apprenticeship. At Kearney, you work alongside colleagues who help you be the best you can be.

    Through both our structured programs and apprenticeship model, you will continue to learn and develop every day. After all, we are here to help you not just perform but to thrive in your career.

    Be yourself. At Kearney, we give you the freedom to contribute creatively and lead while you also pursue your dreams. We want you to bring your whole self to work and to find joy in what you do.

    That’s why we support our people when they want to let their uniqueness show and offer personalized opportunities including flexible work programs and externships.

    Who you are

    If you’re reading this, you’re smart enough to already know what we’re looking for. Insightful, yes. Inquisitive, naturally.

    Collaborative, of course. But we’re also looking for problem-solvers who think further than that, who don’t accept the first thing in front of them, and who are always unapologetically themselves.

    This business is fundamentally about making connections between facts, figures, insights, strategies, tools, technologies and above all, people.

    That’s why we expect you to :

  • Be analytically inclined and love solving problems
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise in operations planning (experience implementing planning software preferred), manufacturing (Factory 4 walls improvement, manufacturing strategy, manufacturing network strategy, manufacturing process design, lean / continuous improvement, maintenance / quality, or industry 4.
  • 0 / digital manufacturing), or delivery (manufacturing / distribution / end-to end network design, understanding of inventory strategy, transportation strategy, warehouse design)

  • Love working in teams and mentoring colleagues
  • Hold a master’s degree (engineering or supply chain management preferred)
  • Fluent in English
  • Be located near one of our U.S. or Canadian offices or willing to relocate
  • Apply now!

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates will receive an email if they meet the hiring criteria.

    Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

    Kearney prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients.

  • That’s why, Kearney is committed to building a diverse, unbiased and inclusive workforce. Kearney is an equal opportunity employer;
  • we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information or any other differences consistent with applicable laws.

    This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices. Members of communities historically underrepresented in consulting are encouraged to apply.

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