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Date Posted: Jun 8, 2019

Reference Code: 44373-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 


Deloitte’s Supply Chain & Manufacturing Operations Practice (SC&MO)

The Deloitte Supply Chain & Manufacturing Operations Consulting practice is the largest in the Canadian market and part of the largest consulting firm in the world and growing.  Our Supply Chain team helps clients transform their value chains into competitive advantages. We drive efficiency, improve flexibility, and increase responsiveness through proactive insights and decision-making. We advise, implement, and operate transformational solutions that bring world-class supply network and operational capabilities to our clients. We provide operational know-how, digital technologies, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions to deliver unprecedented client value. Additionally, we improve operations, product, and material flow across the breadth of the value chain and create greater supply network synergy and value through M&A events.

The Team – Manufacturing Strategy & Operations (MS&O)

Deloitte’s MS&O is one of the high-performing offerings within SC&MO. The MS&O market offering sits at the intersection of the executive boardroom and the factory floor – driving performance improvement by executing business strategy through the Operations function. 

Our practitioners work in manufacturing, mining, oil & gas and service operations.  Our practice has a global reach and you might find yourself jumping on a flight to Montreal, Vancouver, Chicago, Atlanta, Santiago, and many other interesting locations.

The practice’s service offerings begin with development and definition of manufacturing strategy and run through execution of that strategy across the operations value stream. Specifically, we help our clients transform their manufacturing performance by:

  • Defining the strategic direction and priorities for the manufacturing function, in light of both global business conditions and Enterprise strategy
  • Redesigning manufacturing network footprint to meet strategic priorities at an optimal balance of service level and cost
  • Implementing leading-edge smart factory solutions (including robotics, sensors, additive manufacturing, etc.)
  • Assessing and implementing digital supply chain strategies including robotic process automation, big data, predictive analytics, etc.)
  • Designing operating and governance models for direct and indirect manufacturing support
  • Transforming the value equation for direct materials by optimizing product portfolio, improving sourcing and supplier development
  • Collaborating with the extended supply chain to achieve performance targets
  • Applying Lean principles to achieve operational excellence in the factory and the supply chain
  • Improving plant productivity through increase in asset efficiency, quality and manufacturing reliability
  • Achieving operational synergies through post-merger integration
Work you’ll do

Consulting - Manager

Managers are critical to the success of our practice. You are responsible for the delivery of our client engagements and have the opportunity to work across all industries. You will lead collaborative engagement teams through the development and implementation of Manufacturing strategies and solutions.

Managers are expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including:

  • Project Management: Lead engagement project delivery and serve as PM/Work-Stream Leader for large, more complex, client projects.
  • Planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; requirements, work-streams, end to end delivery and oversight of project delivery team members
  • Helping manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk, stakeholder and client management

Your role as a manager at Deloitte:

  • Embrace and live the firm’s purpose –to make an impact that matters –by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
  • Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
  • Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction

Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Business, Engineering, Management, or a related field

A minimum of 6-8 years consulting and/or industry experience is required, with the ability to travel up to 80%. 

Demonstrated experience with Manufacturing Strategy & Operations, in one or more of the following areas:

  • Operations improvement
  • Digital manufacturing technologies
  • Footprint optimization
  • Lean / six sigma
  • Material and inventory cost reduction
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Post-merger operations integration
  • Experience leading or managing teams and change initiatives (especially in a project management role)
  • Experience with budgetary responsibilities related to projects or resources
  • Professional competence in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Superior critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, team-building, and communication skills
  • Ability to build consensus and foster change in ambiguous settings
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Sense of responsibility to self, team, and client
  • Outstanding integrity, initiative, creativity, and passion
  • Record of consistent career progression with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Willingness and ability to travel 80%
  • Must live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte’s consulting offices

In addition, successful candidates may also have the following preferred skills:

  • An advanced degree is preferred (e.g. MBA, MS (Engineering / Supply Chain), MS or PhD (Analytics, Statistics, etc.)
  • Understanding of automation ecosphere, partners and technologies
  • Exposure to concepts in the digital supply chain and manufacturing execution systems (MES) space
  • Strong focus in either process or discrete industries
  • Experience working with either DCS/SCADA/PLC platforms.

At Deloitte we are redefining what it means to be a professional services firm. We know that business as usual just won’t cut it. Our culture is built on the collaboration, flexibility and innovation needed to perform at the highest levels and exceed expectations.

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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