At McKinsey, you can build a career out of making things happen!
You will be working with McKinsey's Product Development &
Procurement service line in North America. Our Product Development
& Procurement team assists our clients in solving the world's
toughest problems. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on
practicality, our team of consultants and experts work to develop
and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most
critical problems on a global scale.
Product Development & Procurement is a rapidly growing service
line that helps organizations unlock growth through product and
cost transformations, with an emphasis on sustainability, customer
experience, and the latest digital and analytical solutions.
You'll be a thought leader and skilled practitioner, focused on
helping our clients transform their organizations through product
portfolio, innovation and design, product optimization, category
management, and supplier collaboration.
In this client-facing role, you'll play a key part in driving
process improvement, delivering successful business results, and
developing broad based strategies for a diverse set of clients.
Examples of the type of work associated with this role could
include driving product optimization through Analytics-to-value/
Design-to-value, driving strategic sourcing to capture
value,defining new operating model by optimizing Source-to-Pay
processes through digitally-enabled procurement transformation
programs, designing new organizational structure and reporting
relationships, developing future-focused capabilities and mindsets,
and/or instituting rigorous governance and performance-management
You will typically work in teams of 3 - 5 consultants, making an
important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation
of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made
solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive
impact and sustainable results. This includes gathering and
analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and
developing recommendations to present to clients. From there, you
will implement those recommendations with client team members.
In addition, you will work in cooperation with our worldwide
network of consultants to shape McKinsey's thinking in this area,
continuously developing your own knowledge, as well as that of the
Undergraduate degree required, Master's degree in engineering,
business, operations or related disciplines preferred
5-10 years of experience in an industry or consulting
environment with evidence of a distinctive career trajectory
Industry expertise in basic materials, consumer packaged goods,
chemicals, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, oil & gas, or
pharmaceuticals is desired
Demonstrated track record of assessing and driving
Knowledge of the full value chain, including purchasing/supply
management, product development, manufacturing, lean, etc.
Highly skilled in problem solving and analytics with the ability
to translate analysis into recommendations
Strong interest and passion for developing, coaching and
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Strong people skills and an ability to work effectively with
others at all levels in an organization
Skilled in effectively communicating complex ideas
Comfort with extensive travel (greater than 80 percent)