• Manufacturing Operations Consulting Manager

    Location US-IL-Chicago | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TN-Franklin
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

    Position Summary

    Crowe’s Performance Improvement practice helps clients significantly improve their profitability by taking operational challenges, developing an executable improvement plan, quantifying the financial value associated with implementing the improvements and partnering with our clients to capture the savings.


    We are looking for a Manager in the Performance Improvement practice to lead engagements.  Responsible for taking a holistic approach to identifying business improvement opportunities, develops solutions, manages initiatives, and identifies the resources and various disciplines needed to execute the process.  Specific consulting responsibilities include operational, financial and process analysis, strategy development, process reengineering and modeling, e.g. LEAN/Six Sigma, and continuous improvement, to deliver operational transformation.


    • Perform assessments utilizing analytical skills to understand client environments and associated financial opportunities
    • Develop and deploy internal controls and organizational metrics dashboards per regulations and/or client needs
    • Develop, manage and lead continuous process improvement strategies and initiatives
    • Deliver training, coach and mentor Project Champions
    • Execute a portion of the scope of work as assigned and ensure deliverables are achieved on time and within budget
    • Leverage the flexibility of Lean, Six Sigma and Performance Improvement tools to enhance productivity


    Ideal Locations: Chicago or Atlanta / open to other locations.



    Education: Bachelor's level degree required.  Master’s degree advantageous.


    Required Qualifications:

    • 6-10 years of manufacturing operations and consulting experience
    • Operations consulting experience a plus
    • Ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
    • Ability to interact with internal management team and external client contacts using strong leadership and communication skills
    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication, influencing, and advanced Excel, Power Point abilities are essential

    Must be willing to travel 80 - 100%.




    Advisory Services (AS) provides transaction support, bankruptcy and restructuring advisory, valuation, corporate finance advisory, litigation and dispute resolution consulting and forensic investigation services. AS provides strategic vision and training to Crowe’s Global Corporate Advisors (GCA), comprised of corporate finance professionals from independent Crowe Global member firms. AS team members collaborate with other Crowe practices on solutions for a variety of industries from financial institutions to manufacturing and beyond.



    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.



    We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and dreams.



    Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.







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