Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, ArchPoint is a global and boutique professional services company dedicated to solving business leaders’ most complex challenges in order to fuel the performance and growth of people, brands and businesses. We do this by applying our cross-discipline experience to deliver interconnected solutions that create The Connected Company.
Today, ArchPoint maintains focus on four key practice areas:
- Business Consulting
- Branding & Marketing
- Sales Brokerage
- Global Supply Chain and BPO
Each area is designed to work independently or as a unit to drive growth. We are students and champions of our clients’ business, worthy to be called trusted friends and partners.
Location : Various locations throughout the U.S.
Position Description: 1099 Manufacturing & Operations Consultant. This person will be part of our expanding operations consulting practice. Using proven assessment and implementation methodologies, this role will work as part of an international team to identify and solve business challenges in our clients manufacturing and operations functions.
We are looking for individuals who can;
•Understand mechanical concepts and mechanical systems.
•Conduct assessments, identify issues, and prove adept at problem solving.
•Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases / data systems that optimize system efficiency and data quality.
•Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and present the information effectively.
•Review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to filter and data.
•Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.
•Maintain flexibility with respect to assigned tasks and assigned engagements due to changing deadlines, deliverables and priorities.
•Regularly engage with key client stakeholders about how to improve their businesses.
•Manage relationships with key client stakeholders.
Personal Profile : The individual we are searching for is high energy and articulate with a passion for problem solving in a manufacturing and operations environment. This person has the flexibility to travel 80-100% of the time both domestically in the U.S. and internationally. This person also has a combination of management and shop floor operating experience, preferably in an international manufacturing environment. This individual can follow an established methodology while influencing a team using data and personal expertise. His / her success is founded in a desire to find and implement the best solutions possible, knowing that success often depends on implementation by the client. He / she has an advanced technical or business degree.
•Mid-Career with 2-5 years of professional experience with an understanding of the details and nuances of purchasing, operations, operations management and / or logistics.
•Understanding of and ability to apply Lean/Six Sigma principles.
•Technical experience in data modeling, database design development, and data mining.
•Ability to use statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.).
•Analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
•Command of Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to create persuasive reports.
•Interpersonal skills and an understanding of teams to be able to work as a team member to influence top management. Demonstrates a confident presence and professionalism.
•Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a fast paced, cross-functional environment and exert influence without authority.
•Willingness to research and develop new skills and tools for improving the client experience.
•Flexibility and willingness to travel 80-100% of the time. Project work is conducted on site.
•International experience desired.
•Working proficiency in English.
•An advanced degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics is desired. A business degree is advantageous but not necessary.