McKinsey .and. Company Associate - Product Development And Procurement in Denver, Colorado
Qualifications Undergraduate degree required,Master's degree in engineering,business, operations or related disciplinespreferred 5-10 years of experience in anindustry or consulting environment withevidence of a distinctive careertrajectory Industry expertise in basicmaterials, consumer packaged goods,chemicals, financial services, healthcare,high-tech, oil .and. gas, orpharmaceuticals is desired Demonstrated track record ofassessing and driving transformationalimprovements Knowledge of the full value chain,including purchasing/supplymanagement, product development, manufacturing,lean, etc. Highlyskilled in problem solving and analytics with the ability totranslate analysisinto recommendations Stronginterest and passion for developing, coaching and mentoring others Abilityto work collaboratively in a team environment Strongpeople skills and an ability to work effectively with others atall levels inan organization Skilledin effectively communicating complex ideas Comfortwith extensive travel (greater than 80 percent)Who You'll Work WithAt McKinsey, youcan build a career out of making things happen! You willbe working withMcKinsey's Product Development .and. Procurement service linein NorthAmerica. Our Product Development .and. Procurement team assists ourclients insolving the world's toughest problems. Blending strategic thinkingwithhands-on practicality, our team of consultants and experts work todevelopand implement operational strategies that solve our clients' mostcriticalproblems on a global scale.Product Development .and. Procurement is a rapidly growingservice line thathelps organizations unlock growth through product and costtransformations,with an emphasis on sustainability, customer experience, andthe latestdigital and analytical solutions.What You'll DoYou'll be a thought leader and skilledpractitioner, focused on helping ourclients transform their organizationsthrough product portfolio, innovationand design, product optimization, categorymanagement, and suppliercollaboratioIn thisclient-facing role, you'll play a key part in driving processimprovement,delivering successful business results, and developing broadbased strategiesfor a diverse set of clients. Examplesof the type of workassociated with this role could include driving productoptimization throughAnalytics-to-value/ Design-to-value, driving strategicsourcing to capturevalue,defining new operatingmodel by optimizing Source-to-Pay processesthrough digitally-enabledprocurement transformation programs, designing neworganizational structure andreporting relationships, developingfuture-focused capabilities and mindsets,and/or instituting rigorousgovernance and performance-management methods.You will typicallywork in teams of 3 - 5 consultants, making an importantcontribution to theanalysis, design, and implementation of businessperformance approaches,developing tailor-made solutions and working closelywith clients to ensurepositive impact and sustainable results. This includesgathering and analyzinginformation, formulating and testing hypotheses,and developing recommendationsto present to clients. From there, you willimplement those recommendationswith client team members.In addition, youwill work in cooperation with our worldwide network ofconsultants to shapeMcKinsey's thinking in this area, continuouslydeveloping your own knowledge,as well as that of the firm.Equal Opportunity Employment DisclaimerMcKinsey .and. Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualifiedapplicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationalorigin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.