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Supply Chain and Operations Consultant -Utilities Supply Chain

Company: Accenture
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

We are:

Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work fast. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with functional insights, data power, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It's our job to show clients how to take major leaps forward in planning, procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment while becoming more sustainable and resilient. How do we do it? We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs, optimize capital, improve response times and consider ESG values. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work.

You are:

A Supply Chain and Operations professional who helps clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing, and/or fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chains. You use your data skills to develop and implement strategies that improve the entire supply chain process by applying cost efficiency, increasing business effectiveness, and creating synergies and collaboration across companies. You've also got the communication skills to make sure that everyone understands your ideas and how to get them working as quickly as possible. Your experience means that people look to you for guidance and ideas. And you know how to make sure teams get their work done on time, every time.

The work:

  • The Utilities Supply Chain Consultant is responsible for analyzing, designing, and optimizing the supply chain processes within the utilities sector, including electricity, gas, water, and renewable energy.
  • This role requires a deep understanding of supply chain management principles, utilities operations, and the ability to implement strategic solutions that enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve service delivery.Find solutions to clients' supply chain and operations related challenges
  • Spot and solve challenges using your analytical skills to dive into data and check that against the real world
  • Lead workshops that look for ways to improve organizations and processes
  • Determine what methods and procedures to use when completing projects
  • Give clients insights that help make their companies work better, faster, and more efficiently
  • Challenge legacy ways of working using constructive techniques that fuel client growth
  • Use digital tech to help clients find new ways to make their organizations more effective and efficient
  • Manage small to medium sized teams with diverse backgrounds skills and knowledge
  • Effectively manage and coach others, collaborating with internal and external parties
  • Support client sales origination and thought leadership development
  • Ensure that projects help clients meet their key goals
  • Drive a positive impact in the communities where we work and live
  • Use the latest analytical tools and digital tech to help clients find new ways to understand how to make their organizations more effective and efficient

    Here's what you need:

    • Minimum of 1 year experience working in the Utilities industry and experience with digital transformation in Utilities (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience working on Supply Chain initiatives---
    • Minimum of 2 years of external experience at a consulting firm or 2 years of internal consulting experience in a role equivalent to Consultant level within industry
    • A Bachelor's Degree

      Bonus points if:

      • You have a deep specialization in one or more of the following: procurement or 3rd party cost takeout initiatives; forecasting, supply chain planning and inventory optimization; manufacturing production experience in either continuous or discrete manufacturing environments
      • You have the proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
      • You excel in building and developing relationships, overseeing complex programs and demonstrating leadership
      • You've earned an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
      • You have a functional-level understanding of technology solutions
      • Lean or Six Sigma qualifications
      • You can use the latest data analytics tools to spot opportunities for improvement
      • Prior experience in driving insights using visualization tools (i.e. Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.

        We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

        Information on benefits is here.

        Role Location Annual Salary Range

        California $63,200 to $188,600

        Colorado $63,200 to $163,000

        District of Columbia $67,300 to $173,500

        New York $58,500 to $188,600

        Maryland $58,500 to $150,900

        Washington $67,300 to $173,500

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        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

        Requesting An Accommodation



        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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