Managing Consultant- Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing

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Who you'll be working with:

At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.


By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.


About Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.


Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion


Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable).  We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success.  When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


Get The Future You Want

An overview of the role:


We are a thought leader in Manufacturing and Supply Chain and these roles will focus on our Aerospace and Defence clients.  During one of the most profound periods of disruption and transformation businesses we are able to partner with businesses and help them understand the issues, define solutions and steer them on the journey of transformation. We have a track record in delivery and our clients need results more than ever.


Within the UK, we are amongst the fastest growing and most successful Supply Chain consultancies, a testament to the tangible results that we continue to deliver with our clients.  To continue this exciting growth, we are looking to recruit high calibre End to End Manufacturing Operations experts who can really make a difference for our Manufacturing clients in Aerospace and Defence.  

Why this role?


First, and foremost, you will be responsible for designing and delivering innovative digital transformation solutions for leading Defence Manufacturing companies.  You will draw on your knowledge to work collaboratively with Capgemini colleagues and our clients to support them in understanding challenges they face and develop and land solutions in their business.  We are constantly developing our thinking around the changing face of manufacturing in a digitally enabled world, and you’ll be a key part of developing this thinking, making it a reality for our customers.  


You’ll be a key member of our Manufacturing Sector Unit and will be closely linked to our Intelligent Industry capability teams, which blends deep industry knowledge with practical consulting expertise; inventing what’s next for our clients. Working with fellow talented colleagues, you’ll transform every aspect of a clients’ operations to deliver sustained improvements across profitability, efficiency, quality and behavioural change. You’ll gain new skills which complement and improve your core expertise, enabling you to make a positive, lasting impact for Capgemini and our clients. 


Generally, you’ll find yourself working in a multi-disciplinary team, designing and delivering solutions for our clients and supporting them to embed change in their business. No one project or day is the same and activities will vary, from strategic thinking sessions, to detailed project planning and analysis, as well as internal thought leadership and professional development. 

Why you?

You’ll bring extensive manufacturing experience gained through either operational and change leadership roles in industry, or through delivering major consulting assignments for consulting organisations into Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing clients. 

You will either already have SC (Security Clearance) to work in the Defence and Security Industries, or you will qualify for this level of clearance by being a UK resident for at least 5 years and not having lived outside of the UK within the past 5 years.

Some experience in Engineering, Manufacturing and Operations:

•    Manufacturing operations and processes, decision making, shift management and lean teams
Engineering and asset management.
Process excellence in operations, quality or test, lean 6 sigma improvements.                           
•    Change management across multiple manufacturing sites.

Understanding of Digital Manufacturing in some of the following: 

•    Use of IOT sources of data and analytics 
•    Digital Manufacturing and process transformation
•    Digital twin
•    Solutions addressing sustainability in Engineering, Manufacturing and Operations 
•    You will be able to demonstrate an active, well informed knowledge of Manufacturing trends    in Defence Manufacturing and have an opinion on key trends.  
Personal attributes:

•    You have a passion and understanding for transformation in a digital world, with a thirst for thinking ‘what is next’.
•    You are focussed on ensuring new solutions deliver sustainable results within manufacturing and supply chain operations
•    You bring a solid track record of successful and profitable project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in our collaborative but sometimes demanding project environment.
•    You have a passion for development, coaching others and improving performance.
•    You identify business issues, developing possible solutions and taking those into client proposals; and have some experience in selling work to clients.
•    You possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently across all levels of Capgemini, client and 3rd party organisations.
•    You demonstrate professionalism, flexibility and resilience – being able to adjust positively to situations that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity.
•    You’re able to articulate your views on the future of Digital Manufacturing in a Defence environment in general. 


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.



We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious
about.  In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for an 8th year.  When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.

In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.


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Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London