General Summary: Consult with clients to apply strategy, financial, and supply chain expertise to their operations. Work with the Director of Business Consulting to develop solutions for clients to maximize their efficiency and support the implementation of operational improvements.
Essential Job Functions:
Work with colleagues and clients to increase enterprise value, from shop floor improvements to fundamental changes in work processes and information and material flows.
Assist clients in solving complex operational challenges, to align their manufacturing strategy with their overall business strategy.
Assist clients with performance improvement in their facilities, whether manufacturing, process or service-oriented environments. Assistance may include analysis, design and implementation of those improvements.
Evaluate client facilities for potential changes in work processes and material flows. Evaluate the client’s quality systems, supply chain operations and/or material flow for maximum value and efficiency.
Support implementation of lean improvements in the client’s production environment and/or along the value stream.
Assist in building or enhancing quality systems in the client’s facility.
Ensure projects are performed on time and within budget
Maintain knowledge of Ghafari product offerings and be able to sell services as needs are identified.
Assist clients to define scope; gather all essential information from the client to prepare winning proposals.
Assist in the pricing of projects, working with the Managers and Executives.
Conduct primary and secondary research as needed to support client engagements.
Continue client relationship during project execution.
Participate in industry-related associations, functions and conferences to promote company’s name recognition and increase market share.
Build professional network.
Provide tactical and strategic input to the group
Perform related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering field.
Master’s in Business Administration desirable
10+ years of strategy development and project management experience within manufacturing and supply chain environments.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Demonstrated aptitude for analytics, understanding of ERP/PLM systems.
Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
Excellent written and oral communication skills; able to communicate complex ideas effectively
Easily adaptable and capable of creative problem-solving.
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on experience
Internal Number: 2018-1305
About Ghafari Associates LLC
Ghafari Associates is a leading full-service architecture and engineering organization with a 30-year history of customer focus, quality work and technological innovation. With offices in the US, Middle East, India and Brazil, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of markets. Ghafari distinguishes itself as an operations-focused design practice with experienced management leadership, expert technical resources, and an impressive portfolio of projects.