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McKinsey and Company Associate Product Development and Procurement in Detroit, Michigan

sectiondiv/divdivfont class="bold"Qualifications/fontdivdivspan/spanspan /spanUndergraduate degree required,Master's degree in engineering, business, operations or related disciplinespreferredspanspanspan /span/span/span5-10 years of experience in anindustry or consulting environment with evidence of a distinctive careertrajectoryspanspanspan /span/span/spanIndustry expertise in basicmaterials, consumer packaged goods, chemicals, financial services, healthcare,high-tech, oil gas, or pharmaceuticals is desiredspanspanspan /span/span/spanDemonstrated track record ofassessing and driving transformational improvementsspanspanspan /span/span/spanKnowledge of the full value chain,including purchasing/supply management, product development, manufacturing,lean, etc. spanspanspan /span/span/spanHighlyskilled in problem solving and analytics with the ability to translate analysisinto recommendationsspanspanspan /span/span/spanStronginterest and passion for developing, coaching and mentoring othersspanspanspan /span/span/spanAbilityto work collaboratively in a team environmentspanspanspan /span/span/spanStrongpeople skills and an ability to work effectively with others at all levels inan organizationspanspanspan /span/span/spanSkilledin effectively communicating complex ideas spanspanspan /span/span/spanComfortwith extensive travel (greater than 80 percent)/div/div/div/sectionsection divfont class="bold"Who You'll Work With/fontdivAt McKinsey, youcan build a career out of making things happen! You will be working withMcKinsey's Product Development Procurement service line in NorthAmerica. Our Product Development Procurement team assists our clients insolving the world's toughest problems. Blending strategic thinking withhands-on practicality, our team of consultants and experts work to developand implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most criticalproblems on a global scale.Product Development Procurement is a rapidly growingservice line that helps organizations unlock growth through product and costtransformations, with an emphasis on sustainability, customer experience, andthe latest digital and analytical solutions./div /div/sectionsectiondivfont class="bold"What You'll Do/fontdivYou'll be a thought leader and skilledpractitioner, focused on helping our clients transform their organizationsthrough product portfolio, innovation and design, product optimization, categorymanagement, and supplier collaboration.In thisclient-facing role, you'll play a key part in driving process improvement,delivering successful business results, and developing broad based strategiesfor a diverse set of clients. Examplesof the type of work associated with this role could include driving productoptimization through Analytics-to-value/ Design-to-value, driving strategicsourcing to capture value,em/emdefining new operatingmodel by optimizing Source-to-Pay processes through digitally-enabledprocurement transformation programs, designing new organizational structure andreporting relationships, developing future-focused capabilities and mindsets,and/or instituting rigorous governance and performance-management methods.You will typically