At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.
Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Supply Chain Project Director, you will be a key contributor to the development of supply chain strategies assisting in process design, configuration, testing and training. The position will work with internal and external clients to understand the movement of goods throughout the supply chain.
This position will work within IBM to support the development of new solutions and technology implementations for clients.
Supports clients to determine business issues and recommend operations strategy solutions to drive business value. Applies in-depth consulting skills and business knowledge aligned to business objectives, processes, measurements and tools to analyze client business issues, formulate hypotheses and test conclusions to determine appropriate solutions, methodologies (e.g., agile).
Focus on next generation Supply Chain Operations which provides organizations with the ability to recognize operational improvements across many areas of their value chain including customer service, product quality, cycle time, asset utilization, forecasting, inventory management.
Formulates long term supply chain strategies encompassing infrastructure, assets, organization, processes and technology using appropriate emerging technologies.
Helps clients develop logistics strategy & implement new technologies in Warehousing, Transportation, and Reverse Logistics that result in significant cost reduction and client service improvement. Identifies best practices and client performance gaps, if any.
Identify barriers to productivity and provide cost/benefit analysis and impact to the client
Identify trends in client business, both positive and negative, to identify opportunities for improvement new controls, and recognize successes, through actionable metric monitoring
Use tools to identify, align, and change the factors that affect performance, stability, and teaming and develops comprehensive transformation recommendations.
Assists clients in the selection, implementation and support of Supply Chain Execution-Related Systems (e.g., WMS, TMS).
Maintain a working knowledge of current technology, regulatory impacts and shifts in the market as required
Continue to expand supply chain knowledge through learning
Requires consulting skills, business knowledge, and packaged solution expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into the client's operations environment in order to achieve client expected business results.
Utilize consulting skills, business knowledge, and packaged solution expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into the client's operations environment in order to achieve client expected business results.
Contribute to the development of intellectual content and assets to position IBM as a thought leader in Supply Chain
Work with clients on changing customer demands, regulatory impacts and shifts in the market as required
Continue to expand supply chain knowledge through learning.
* Preferred cities: NYC, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Columbus, OH, Houston and San Francisco, CA. Travel up to 75%.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 7+ years of experience transforming supply chain organizations
At least 7+ years of experience or equivalent working for a consulting organization
Experience consulting to clients in the retail, consumer products, manufacturing and distribution industries
Strong knowledge of emerging supply chain solutions
Experience with ERP
Distribution supply chain and logistics experience
Ability to work independently
Ability to communicate effectively and partner with coworkers across all levels.
Willingness to travel up to 75%
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 10+ years of experience transforming supply chain organizations
At least 10+ years of experience working for a consulting services organization as a consultant
Familiarity with Artificial Intelligence concepts such as inventory allocation, network optimization and demand sensing.
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
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