Job Description :
Practice Lead - SOLUTIONS PRINCIPAL – MANUFACTURING

Preferred Locations: Anywhere in TX, East Coast Any location – but should be willing to travel.

Should be strong in Business and IT.

Business Relationship Managers and should have been in the IT department.

Should have been a good contributor in the value chain of their Business.

Have extensive knowledge of Manufacturing  – company ways of function.  

Should know the Key challenges on a day to day work environment.

Provide solutions to business through IT solutions.

60% travel – Partly on projects and Partly on Customer related activities.  – MUST.





Functional Skills and Experience

Minimum 15 years of industry or consulting experience ideally in manufacturing industry, with an excellent track record of leading and supporting complex, cross-functional initiatives

Deep knowledge of Discreet / Process manufacturing end to end business value chain

Deep knowledge of business processes in Manufacturing preferably in MES, Production planning, Demand Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Enterprise Supply Planning, Factory Planning & Sequencing, Inventory Optimization, Network Design & Optimization, Order Promising, Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, Workforce Management and Channel Clustering

Ability to do domain consulting/ advisory services (Business Process Improvement/ Re-engineering, Gap Analysis, CRPs, Transformation Roadmaps etc

Proven Thought leadership acumen for the industry trends and drivers

Should have been part of the defining the roadmaps for Business Transformational and business process design for marquee manufacturing organizations

A deep understanding of the issues and future challenges facing the global discreet/Process manufacturing industry - either from working for a manufacturing organization or working in a research or consulting company specializing in this area.

Excellent analytical skills and a strong sense for structure and logic

Experience of working with globally dispersed project teams, in a matrix organizational set-up

Strong domain knowledge to understand how the business solutions within the area of focus can be configured and delivered to better facilitate customer business processes.

Experience in defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions

Strong proactive communicator and presenter, able to influence and collaborate at all levels

Experience in implementing advanced business solutions from either of JDA, SAP, Oracle, Kinaxis will be a plus

Ability to work independently and be effective/proactive in a relatively unstructured environment

Ability to develop and maintain strong, productive relationships with customers, partners and consultants



Soft Skills

Highly developed critical thinking, interpretative and analytical skills

Positive, determined, resilient, confident and resourceful in the face of challenges

Customer oriented



Thanks & Regards,

Vijayakumar R

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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