Management Consulting Senior Associate - Supply Chain & Ops

  • Company: RSM US LLP
  • Location: Massachusetts, United States
  • Posted: March 20, 2018
  • Reference ID: req3556

RSM’s Performance Improvement Consulting group provides services to clients in the middle market, both in manufacturing and wholesale distribution. Our focus is to help our clients resolve and manage complex business issues, enhance performance and optimize IT, business operations software and supply chain processes.


We specialize in:

·         Rapid Assessment™

·         ERP System Selection, Implementation & Optimization

·         End-to-End Supply Chain Development & Improvement

·         Current & Future State Process Flow Mapping

·         Order Fulfillment

·         Forecasting and Demand Management

·         Cost Reduction and Management

Our approach is pragmatic, timely, and solutions-based. Our teams of professional consultants are hands-on and collaborative, working with clients to understand their problems and develop innovative solutions to overcome barriers to success. Because of our no-nonsense approach, our recommendations are practical and have been implemented at numerous organizations with proven results. Our practitioners bring deep functional, technical, industry and project management knowledge to each client engagement. We take pride in our ability to collaborate with our clients, employ proven methodologies, and draw on our broad base of knowledge and resources to achieve excellent results. By investing in an outstanding blend of people, technology, innovative ideas, and proven methodologies – all backed by the integrity of our brand – we create a high level of quality and value not easily duplicated. Our desire to be the best can translate into excellent results for our clients.


Examples of candidate's responsibilities include:

·         Working with our clients on Rapid Assessment™ analysis

·         ERP system selection, assessment, and implementation

·         Developing complex business cases with cost estimates, service and benefit dimensions for large, complex IT projects

·         Planning and execution of supply chain operational effectiveness assessments and performance improvement projects

·         Business process reengineering, organizational, and financial analytics and solution implementation

·         Planning and coordinating multiple presentations, creating presentation materials and disseminating information to executives and outside vendors

·         Project management

·         Process improvement utilizing Lean and Six Sigma tools

·         Business development, networking and proposals


Basic Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's degree  

·         Prior experience in two or more of the following:

o    Information systems development

o    ERP system selection, implementation and optimization

o    Supply chain functional performance

o    Business Transformation, integration, process management and improvement

o    Experience working with multiple ERP solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP, Infor, Epicor, Sage, NetSuite, or other niche industry products

o    MUST have three or more years working in a consulting organization performing supply chain improvement projects

o    Solid understanding of manufacturing related processes

o    Experience working with middle market or large companies

·         Strong financial and business acumen

·         Excellent verbal and written communication, project management, and organization skills

·         Client service and relationship building skills

·         Solid critical thinking skills including the ability to identify process improvement opportunities and solve problems

·         Must be a team player; demonstrate attention to detail and problem solving skills; able to work independently

·         Willingness and ability to travel 50%+


Preferred Qualifications:

·         MBA, and/or APICS Certifications (CPIM, CSCP)

·         Project Management Certification (PMP)

·         Lean, six sigma trained

·         PeopleSoft  


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