Management Consultant - Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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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 2022 global revenues of €22 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. 

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An overview of the role:

As part of the Digital Engineering team in Invent you will work on high profile, impactful projects with industry leading organisations to helping them to define the journey to transforming the way in which they develop and manufacture products and support and maintain them through their lifecycle. 

You will use your knowledge and experience to help our clients exploit digital technologies to transform the way they operate and to integrate their manufacturing operations within their organisation’s value chain. 

The work is varied and you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of client facing projects across multiple industry sectors. Projects may touch on various aspects of managing products throughout their lifecycle including product design and development, product manufacture and through life support and maintenance. 

You will use your business and technical knowledge, together with your strong understanding of Industry 4.0 and 5.0 concepts, to help clients develop the justifications for change, identify the opportunities for value realisation as well as defining the elements that need to put in place to realise their ambitions. This would typically include transformation roadmaps, business cases, operating model design and solution architectures. 

 

The work:

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time. 

 

Why this role?

As a Management Consultant –  focusing on Manufacturing Systems Engineering you’ll help set the direction and contribute to driving forward the business, model our values and behaviours, and coach and develop junior members of the team.   

Through your work you will continually be challenged and will gain new skills and experiences through undertaking high profile projects which complement and improve your core expertise, enabling you to make a positive, lasting impact for Capgemini and our clients 

The projects you’ll work on will transform our client’s manufacturing operations and will help deliver sustained profitability, efficiency, quality, and behavioural change improvements. You will be able to work with colleagues from other parts of Capgemini such as Engineering, Hybrid Intelligence, Cambridge Consultants to develop compelling, comprehensive propositions for transforming and improving our client’s manufacturing operations.  

Within the UK, we are amongst the fastest growing and most successful 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 Digital Engineering experts who can really make a difference for our clients on their Intelligent Industry journey. 

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events.
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development.
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc.
     

 

We’d love to meet someone with:

We’re growing our team and looking for a wide range of skills and levels of experiences. We’d like to hear from you if you are early on in your career, just as much if you have management consulting experience or indeed have held senior manager roles in Digital Engineering.

We are looking for entrepreneurial individuals with the knowledge and creativity to deliver truly inventive solutions to our clients.  

Depending on the stage you are at in your career, we’re looking for appropriate levels of knowledge and/or experience of engineering and ideally manufacturing operations, including one or more of the following areas:  

  • Good knowledge of manufacturing operations from one or more of the following industry sectors – Automotive, Aerospace and Defence, Engineering, FMCG and Life Sciences 
  • Strong understanding of the technologies underpinning manufacturing operations and their respective capabilities this should include one or more of the following – MRP, MES, SCADA, IT/OT 
  • Appreciation of digital twin concepts and their applications to manufacturing  
  • Value Stream Mapping, Manufacturing Capacity Audit and/or Operations Strategy  
  • Lean manufacturing toolbox familiarity, Lean Six Sigma Green / Black Belt Certificate as a plus   
  • Process and capability models for engineering, manufacturing and through life support 
  • Innovation and product lifecycle management processes and value drivers  
  • Agile and Lean based delivery methods  
  • Experience in either/both TPM and TQM would also be beneficial 
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions. 
  • Experience of proposition building and delivery.  
  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background. 

Why Capgemini is unique:

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work. 

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements. 

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. 

 

Collaboration and Innovation:

We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together.  

 

Learning and development:

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so.  So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference.  Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams. 

 

CSR:

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 the 10th year.  When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing. 

Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice. 

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. 

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/about-us/who-we-are/our-brands/capgemini-invent/  

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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Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: Glasgow, Manchester, London

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