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Industry Consultant, Supply Chain Management

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MassMEP
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Industry Consultant, Supply Chain Management
Description

The MEP Industry Consultant is a subject matter expert who can develop, sell, and deliver: high-value executive coaching and mentoring, fee-based training, and implementation services focused on a primary manufacturing industry. Industry Consultants focus primarily upon specific manufacturing needs that are of high value to their cluster(s). The decision-making and skill set requires that the consultant is networked and aligned with local manufacturing trade organizations or economic initiatives. Must be capable of interpreting and activating services relevant to industry needs and executing at the company level. These projects are impactful and will be served via MEP capabilities or other partnering service providers. Industry Consultant will have revenue, impact, and service development metrics that are tracked and measured.

Office Location: Flexible. This position requires travel in Massachusetts and occasional travel outside Massachusetts. Professional dress is often required. The office location for this position will be in Worcester with some flex office options in accordance with Massachusetts’s policy.

Qualifications

Required:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Five or more years of direct experience in Supply Chain Management or as a consultant to a manufacturing company in Supply Chain Management.
• Five or more years of direct experience in continuous improvement, quality and operational efficiency and/or growth services.
• Proven ability to develop and deliver new processes or new services that create significant economic impact for a manufacturing company in Supply Chain Management (i.e., cost savings, increased sales, growth, new jobs and new investment).
• Project management experience.
• Ability to sell professional services to manufacturing customers.
• Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Quality Management Systems.
• Valid Driver's License.
Preferred:
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology.
• MS or MBA degree.
• Business development (sales) experience with professional services.
• Experience consulting to manufacturing executives.
• Six Sigma Black Belt.
• Lean Manufacturing Certification.
• Quality certifications relative to the primary industry.
Additional Information:
• Some travel is required for this position.
• A valid driver's license is required for this position.
• A background check will be required for employment in this position.
• Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
• Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.

Company Description
By strengthening relationships between government, businesses, and education and building a thriving manufacturing community based on mutual support and idea-sharing, the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) is focused on helping transform companies through sustainable growth to achieve new levels of success. - See more at: http://massmep.org

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