Industry X - Engineering Consulting Manager/Senior Manager - Midwest Region
Industry X. We embed intelligence in the way the world makes things and the things it makes to do more using less, keep people safe and ensure a sustainable future. Industry X consulting enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. We define Industry X as digital reinvention of manufacturing/engineering and believe that smart, connected digital products and assets are about to create hyper -personalized industrial experiences, completely new levels of operational efficiency and brand-new sources of revenue growth. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.
A Management Consulting expert with an abundance of experience in Engineering Strategy and Industry X Technologies, including leadership and management skills to spare. Your expertise? Advising clients on data-driven strategies to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, and as a manager you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.
You will support our clients across a broad range of industries to address their issues related to:
Engineering transformations optimizing organization structure, new product development process, R&D spend and product lifecycle management systems
Zero base product cost management through value analysis, value engineering and Design to Value assessments
Product Strategies including Product as a Service, Platform Ecosystems and Sustainable Products
Innovation Management and Product Portfolio Optimization balancing voice of customer and cost to serve
Digitizing Engineering function with new technologies like Digital Thread / Twin, Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, etc.
You will spot, isolate, and solve engineering problems using your skills in:
Advanced analytics – Return on R&D costs, Product Cost, Business case models
Should-cost modelling – Direct / COGS (incl. metals, plastics, electronics etc.)
Operating model architecture – people, process technology
You will also, throughout your work, have opportunities to:
Lead small to medium sized teams (2-5), 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
Challenge legacy ways of working using constructive techniques that fuel client growth
Drive a positive impact in the communities where we work and live