Massachusetts Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Accenture Supply Chain & Operations - Planning & Fulfillment Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

We are:

Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work fast. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with functional insights, data power, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It’s our job to show clients how to take major leaps forward in planning, procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment. How do we do it? We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work. Visit us here to find out more about Supply Chain (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/operations-strategy-index) .

You are:

A logistics expert with the experience to help companies get the most from their transportation and logistics. You know that in today’s economy almost everything gets shipped, from the materials used to make a product through to the product itself. And that companies depend on everything getting where it needs to go. You’ve got the data and analysis skills to make that more efficient, so companies can keep their customers satisfied and their bottom line healthy. You also have the communications and personal skills to make sure clients understand your ideas and plans. And your experience means people look to you for guidance and leadership when it’s time to take plans off the drawing board and put them to work in real life.

The work:

  • Find solutions to clients’ transportation & logistics problems

  • Persuade senior clients and Accenture managers why alternate approaches may be needed

  • Make sure that projects help clients meet their important goals

  • Use the latest analytical tools to help clients:

  • Improve their transportation and logistics

  • Make their network spend more productive

  • Make sure their assets are best suited to help meet strategic goals

  • Use leading edge analytics to segment and analyze key transportation, logistics, and network spend and asset characteristics

  • Give the client useful insights about how changes to their asset network can help them better meet customer demands and requirements

  • Use “what-if analysis” and “financial pro-forma scenario analysis” to upgrade clients’ networks so they can make better decisions on the fly

  • Use digital tech to help clients find new ways to make their organizations more effective and efficient

  • Lead workshops that look for ways to improve organizations and processes

Travel:

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Racking-up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Here’s what you need:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in transportation and logistics

  • At least 2 years working as a consultant or associate

  • A Bachelor’s Degree

Bonus points if:

  • You’ve got serious data and analytical chops when it comes to improving forecasts and managing inventory

  • You can spot where to find new value in logistics and transportation, and explain it simply

  • You can find and explain ways for clients to add value to their organizations

  • You’ve worked on strategic cost takeout projects

  • You know your way around transportation master data, transportation management systems (TMS’s), and network optimization principles

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf)

Requesting an Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

DirectEmployers