Accenture Industry X.0 - Digital Strategy Manager, Plant & Manufacturing - Midwest in St Louis, Missouri

Title: Industry X.0 - Digital Strategy Manager, Plant & Manufacturing - Midwest Location: USA-Midwest Other Locations: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00562297

Accenture Digital

The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.

Industry X.0

A new area within Accenture Digital is Industry X.0, an advanced, digitally enabled, innovative, planning and investment approach for manufacturing and asset-intensive industries. In your role within our Industry X.0 team, you’ll help clients take advantage of significant market opportunities as digital technology moves into the core of industry in product development and manufacturing environments. You’ll help them transform their product, manufacturing and product related services value chains in Products, Communications, Media, High Tech, Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Mining, Oil & Gas and Utilities. As part of Accenture Digital, you’ll benefit from tailored career management and specialist skills that will fuel your ambitions in the Industry X.0 space.

YOUR ROLE: Innovation Strategy Manager - Digital Plant & Manufacturing

We are looking for an ambitious Digital Plant & Manufacturing Manager ready to take on new challenges as industries head towards Manufacturing and Factory Digitalization, MES systems and manufacturing excellence.

  • Deliver and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance.

  • Identify, assess and solve complex business problems for area of responsibility, using in-depth analysis of situations or data and incorporating innovative approaches and techniques.

  • Develop recommendations in the context of the engagement and effectively communicate them to senior management and client counterparts.

  • Closely follow the strategic direction set by senior management and interact with senior management on matters where they may need to gain acceptance .

  • Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

  • Develop proposals for business development opportunities and present to senior leadership at potential clients.

  • Travel Required


YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required with strong academic record

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional service experience preferably in management consulting or strategy consulting

  • Experience in digital strategy development and deployment and use of automation in world class manufacturing and plant facilities

  • Understands and conversant in the Manufacturing and Products Industry issues, business process models and relevant digital technologies

  • Experience building key client relationships and business opportunities in a consulting environment from incubation to full scale solutions across strategy, process, and technology

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Experience in digital modeling with Digital Twin, Digital Thread

  • Capable of building relationships with VP and above with significant exposure to C-suite executives

  • Experience in digital strategy development and use of innovative approaches and techniques such design thinking and ideation workshops

  • Possesses business and technical acumen on the latest digital topics, such as IoT, mobility, analytics and artificial intelligence

  • Experience leading projects made up of joint client and provider teams with strong project planning and management capabilities

  • Experienced and knowledgeable in manufacturing execution systems, lean manufacturing, digital plants, computer-integrated manufacturing, manufacturing operations management

  • Advanced degrees in engineering, business, MIS

WHERE YOU LIVE: Within 90 miles of an Accenture office in the Midwest Region


  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement

  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects

  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company

  • Access to leading-edge technology

  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan


Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?

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