IBM Sr Managing Consultant, Supply Chain Strategy-Logistics & Distribution in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is seeking to hire a Senior Managing Consultant with a focus in Supply Chain Strategy - Logistics & Distribution. This is a tremendous opportunity to work with some of the world's most essential companies.

The Senior Managing Consultant will oversee development and delivery of strategies that address our client's most complex business challenges in supply chain operations. You will work across industries leveraging your supply chain operations and digital experience in a client environment.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family Planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support and guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills and promoting internally

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strength and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients and the communities we live, work, and play in!



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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years of experience in managing strategy work (diagnostics, operating model, business case, etc) in supply chain operations

  • At least 4 years of experience working for a consulting firm, driving supply chain projects for clients in Consumer Products or Retail

  • Experience using digital technology (analytics, blockchain, etc) to identify and assess improvement opportunities

  • In-depth operations expertise in logistics & distribution (deployment, load building, transportation, warehouse capacity, etc)

  • Familiarity with two or more logistics & distribution technology (DRP, TMS, load optimization, route optimization, RFID, etc)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 6 years of experience managing project teams and client relationships across Consumer Products or Retail

  • At least 6 years of experience working in a strategy or operations consulting practice

  • Experience running rapid digital prototype engagements

  • In-depth expertise in two or more of the following: proposal development, business case, financial analysis, benchmarking

  • Familiarity with prescriptive models that use solvers like CPLEX or predictive models developed in Python or R

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.