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EY Director, Supply Chain & Operations - Digital Manufacturing, London / Bristol / Manchester in London, United Kingdom

Director, Supply Chain & Operations - Digital Manufacturing, London / Bristol / Manchester


Requisition # LON00JQS

Post Date May 07, 2021

Take your career to the next level and join a high performing and inclusive team, working collaboratively with some of the most significant organisations in the world as they seek to optimise and strengthen strategic performance and resilience of their supply chains and manufacturing operations.

The opportunity #LI-P

Leverage and expand your experience in supply chain innovation and technology to be at the forefront of shaping Industry 4.0 Manufacturing leading practices. Develop and impart your experience on those you work with to help create the next generation of supply chain leaders.

We value curious thinkers who have the courage to lead, great communicators who don’t take themselves too seriously, flexible collaborators who build relationships based on doing the right thing, and innovative problem-solvers who use their experience to ultimately find a better way.

Your key responsibilities

Our clients place considerable trust in us and our advice, and people who are passionate about going above and beyond to improve our working world, unifies us as a team. This is crucial in enabling us to consistently deliver or exceed on our commitments.

As a Director, you’ll balance client, business development, operational and people leadership.You will advise and support global Supply Chain, Technology and Manufacturing leaders to define and deliver breakthroughs in performance through Industry 4.0 digital Manufacturing programmes. Key responsibilities include:

  • Partner with manufacturing digitisation leaders to develop strategy, framework, standards and governance in support of Industry 4.0 initiatives

  • Lead the delivery of Industry 4.0 projects and programmes

  • Develop technical requirements, reference architectures and specifications for digital manufacturing solutions in order to ensure consistent approach

  • Drive Proof-of-Value efforts to determine digital solutions that eliminate manufacturing losses

  • Run the technical design, development, validation and operationalization of digital solutions

  • Align closely with security and OT teams to ensure implementations meet security requirements

  • Engineer solutions to ensure scalability and reliability based on requirements and sizing

  • Integrate solutions with systems and third-party software both on premise or in the cloud

Focus on our clients

  • Build trusted relationships and be a recognised Supply Chain & Operations leader

  • Be adept at problem-solving with client leadership, leveraging your skills to agree a pragmatic approach before helping to manage this to completion

  • Develop a book of business across several clients and become more skilled at managing multiple projects concurrently, often with resources in different parts of EY’s world

Develop our business

  • Drive proposals to showcase our leading practices and credentials

  • Engage the market with thought leadership and public profile and enhance our methodologies

  • Work across our internal sector and account field of play teams to develop your network, bringing your expertise to bear and unlock new opportunities

Drive operational excellence

  • Oversee and support successful delivery of projects as forecast to time and budget

  • Manage scope and ensure the quality of our delivery exceeds client expectations

Develop our people

  • Provide direction, nurture and coach those you work with and perform career counselling

  • Be an inclusive leader capable of forming diverse high performing teams that are enjoyable to be part of and help our consultant and client teams to develop and realise their potential.

Your experience

Typically, Directors bring a depth of experience from either a professional services or industry background where you have developed your Manufacturing experience (including Lean), project and programmemanagement.You will understand Industry 4.0 systems landscape and technology standards in a typical factory, and bring experience of leading digital technologies such as: Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES); Connected Workforce Platform (CWP); Condition Monitoring Systems (CMS); Machine Vision Systems (MVS); Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Our Directors are required to possess strong experience inManufacturing and Industry 4.0 design and programme implementation leadership, designing highly available applications with responsibility for infrastructure robustness. You will be able to effectively communicate designs and decisions to peers, clients and management, and engage internal and external stakeholders.

Ideally, you will also have IoT understanding from connectivity and data management perspective, experience implementing IoT and analytics services and capabilities, and working with applications backed by cloud service. You may have familiarity with Agile and DevOps, or prior experience using application integration or SOA design patterns.

What we offer

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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Please note : Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!