Deloitte Deloitte Consulting - Summer Associate - Senior Consultant (Supply Chain) in Chicago, Illinois
Join our Supply Chain team this summer to enhance your education and accelerate your career. As a Summer Associate you'll work side-by-side with innovative and strategic thought leaders and stay ahead of the rapidly evolving world of business. You'll get the training to be confident and prepared to tackle our clients' most complex business issues. You will help clients transform their value chains into competitive advantages by driving proactive insights and decision making. When you become a member of our team not only will you experience our supportive work culture, but you'll also receive first-hand insights into the day-to-day challenges and opportunities faced by our consultants.
Work You'll Do
As a Summer Associate, you'll work in a fast-paced environment that exposes you to a variety of experiences across industries, disciplines, and geographies, while you develop your business skills. You will work alongside industry-leading clients to help them make decisions and implement enhancements to their organizations' strategy, productivity, performance, and long-term profitability. You'll also assist in determining the requirements of clients' projects and programs by defining, analyzing, and managing requirements to help fulfill clients' needs. While the specific job deliverables will vary according to clients' needs, our Summer Associates have the broad skills needed to tackle a wide variety of business initiatives. You will have the opportunity to exercise strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the chance to solve complex problems and communicate your findings. You will work independently and collaboratively with a team.
As a Summer Associate, you are comfortable with ambiguity and creating your own path. You are driven to lead and make an impact no matter how big or small the problem. You leverage a 'business first lens' across functional and industry topics to drive strategic transformation and deliver solutions to clients. You will be successful by demonstrating a breadth and depth of capabilities and will be positioned as a 'best athlete' who is prepared to take on a variety of business, technological and organizational challenges. Examples of these may include innovating and improving processes and experiences; implementing tools, new offerings and data powered advancements; shaping lifecycle activities; identifying efficiencies to enhance organizational performance; and architecting innovative operating models. This individual will help some of the largest and most innovative organizations address their most complex and pressing business challenges.
Supply Chain and Network Operations (SCNO) Summer Associates will work across a wide variety of industries and teams on activities such as the following:
Define and implement enterprise, customer and operating model strategies, while measuring operation performance
Transform the "heart of the business" and advise clients on leading practices, standardized procedures and tools for global operation
Build models, policies, practices, and procedures for complex value chains
Advise clients on how to gain competitive advantage, grow their business and achieve cost and margin targets
Help clients innovate and transform their current business models and customer experiences by leveraging advanced analytics, digital, and cognitive technologies
Manage workstreams on large-scale projects in a collaborative environment with client and Deloitte team members
MBA degree in process (with expected graduation by August 2023) in these or related areas of study:
Business Analytics and Information Management
Management and Data Science (e.g., machine learning, applied statistics)
Strong academic track record
Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: Supply Chain Strategy, Supply Chain Analytics, Sourcing & Procurement, Product Development, Logistics & Distribution, Supply Chain Planning/S&OP, or Lean Operations/Smart Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering
Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to travel 50% (While 50%of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Additional preferred skills:
Technical proficiency in Tableau, SQL, MS Access, Python and/or R, Internet of Things
General understanding of programming languages and agile software development life cycles
How You'll Grow
During this challenging and inspiring learning experience, you'll gain first-hand insights into technical skills, critical professional behaviors, standards, and mindsets needed to be effective as a SCNO Senior Consultant. You'll work with a wide variety of talented strategic leaders and learn how to develop, implement, and measure innovative strategies, tackle real-world business issues head-on, and experience first-hand the day-to-day challenges and opportunities of this exciting career. Summer Scholars will also be invited to participate in the Consulting Summer Associate Internship Conference hosted during the summer at Deloitte University. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.