Research Associate at Antal International
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Consultant - Manufacturing Excellence - Pharma/Formulations - Contractual Role (7-15 yrs)
Client: A Premium Firm in Management Consulting
Practice: Pharmaceuticals Formulations - Manufacturing Excellence
What You will Do:
- You will help clients think through how to adapt their operations in response to the continuing growth of advanced manufacturing technologies, including smart manufacturing.
- You will leverage your deep knowledge and expertise in the cost reduction and operations excellence applications, to improve end-to-end operations from product development to manufacturing to service.
- As part of an international network, you'll focus on integrating insights from internal and external leaders as well as developing world-class knowledge across the smart manufacturing space. In addition, you will assist their client teams in developing strategies and technology roadmaps in order to implement processes and operating systems in support of applying advance/smart manufacturing.
- You will help their clients to transform their operations practices, develop strategies and help implement several initiatives to achieve new performance highs, working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.
- Additionally, you will consult to senior individuals at client organizations as well as existing client service teams on driving transformational change around advance manufacturing theory and processes.
- 7-14 years of experience in driving cost excellence programs with pharma companies.
- Must have a deep understanding of cost excellence topics, with knowledge of best practices and continuous improvement initiatives in manufacturing, procurement, and other functions,
- Best practices for cost optimization in procurement and manufacturing
- Continuous improvement initiatives/ Operations excellence
- Exposure of Advance Manufacturing practices like Smart Factory, IoT, Industry 4.0 will be an added advantage.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shorter deadlines
- Experience leading cross-functional teams, and in-depth of knowledge/defined involvement in helping frame, design and execute solutions for challenging business situations.
- A team-orientation and collaborative approach; outstanding listening skills and the ability to manage through influence.
- Proven thought leadership within your industry space including production, syndication/ publication of - marketable- knowledge.
- Exceptional intellectual and analytical curiosity, a creative visionary who can manage innovation.
- An experienced leader with a strong entrepreneurial drive, who thrives on intellectual challenge and - raises the bar- in terms of client service delivery.
- Excellent presentation skills, including strong verbal and writing capabilities.
- Effectively able to collaborate and work in teams
- Resourceful, responsible, tenacious, independent and self-confident
- Outstanding professional achievement and distinctive impact
- Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
- Deep expertise in developing, coaching and mentoring leaders at all levels (from the board room to shop floor).