Sr. Consultant, Supply Chain Solutions

Brambles Alpharetta , GA 30239

Posted 2 months ago

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestl, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important ProductsEveryday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Description

Position Purpose

This is an external consulting role providing supply chain advisory services to the CHEP customer base primarily in the CPG manufacturing and retail space. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Supply chain modeling and optimization

  • Inventory/ordering analysis and optimization

  • Unsaleables reduction assessment and strategies

  • Distribution center operations assessment and identification of efficiencies

  • Production / manufacturing operations assessment and identification of efficiencies

Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Project Delivery (75%): Responsible for independently executing supply chain advisory engagements with CHEP customers. Expected activities include:

  • Project management of engagements, managing client expectations, providing executive status reports

  • Developing hypothesis-driven issue trees, work plans, and interview guides

  • Gathering data from customer site visits, data requests, customer interviews

  • Modelling operations and financials using Excel and proprietary supply chain modelling software

  • Developing PowerPoint executive deliverables following logic principles from Minto and top-tier consulting delivery formatting and verbiage

  • Proposal Support (15%): Responsible for partnering with the CHEP sales team as a supply chain subject matter expert to help identify and scope opportunities for supply chain advisory engagements. Expectations include:

  • Facilitating exploratory client workshops to identify needs

  • Gathering data to validate estimated benefits from proposed engagements

  • Developing PowerPoint proposal documents with business case

  • Drafting Statements of Work

  • Strategy Support (10%): Responsible for supporting departmental strategy to further grow CHEP's supply chain advisory services. Efforts could include:

  • Supporting market segmentation and needs assessment efforts

  • Benchmarking existing and new offerings against competition

  • Supporting the training of CHEP sales teams to help identify opportunities

  • Publishing and presenting relevant point of view (POV) material to increase CHEP's position in the supply chain advisory space

  • Continuous personal skill building and acquisition of differentiating industry knowledge


  • Shared team objectives include CHEP advisory revenue, and total value created for customers

  • Individual objectives include metrics around billable utilization, sales support metrics, external eminence building activities, and specific project measures


U.S. and Canada based customers

Authority/ Decision Making

Recommendations for project scope and pricing made to Director of Supply Chain Solutions / VP of Marketing, Sales Finance, and relevant CHEP Sales leadership for approval

Travel:40% 80% primarily in the US and Canada, as project demand dictates

Key contacts Internal

  • Director of Supply Chain Solutions

  • VP of Marketing (Strategy)

  • VPs and Directors of CHEP Sales teams

  • Sales Managers

  • Sales Finance

  • CHEP operations teams

Key contacts External

  • VP/Director level customer contacts (supply chain functions)

  • Manufacturing and Distribution center leaders

  • Planning, ordering and inventory managers

  • Line level manufacturing, distribution, and retail associates

Qualifications Required:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • 2+ years of consulting experience

  • Experience supporting development of consulting proposals and statements of work

  • Experience developing executive level deliverables in PowerPoint

  • Experience developing operational and financial models in Excel

  • 4+ years of supply chain experience

  • 4+ years of process improvement experience

  • 4+ years of commercial/customer-facing experience


  • 4+ years of consulting experience

  • 6+ years of supply chain experience

  • 6+ years of process improvement work

  • MBA with focus in operations or analytics

  • CPG manufacturer and/or grocery/discount retail experience

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Languages Required: English; Desired: French or Spanish

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. EOE

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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