Consultant - Managing Principal - Manufacturing

Sydney, Melbourne
Postgraduate degree
Functional areas

About us

We are Argon & Co, a global management consultancy that specialises in operations strategy and transformation. Our expertise spans the manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, logistic, warehouse automation and distribution network optimisation, working together with clients to transform their businesses and generate real change. We care about each other and our clients. We enjoy working together and our business is founded on a supportive culture. 

We foster an inclusive culture driven by the diversity of our employees and flat structure management to encourage collaboration and contribution from the whole team. 

About the Role 

As a Managing Principal you will share accountability for the day to day running of the business, the development of our people and the delivery of our strategy. Within this you are responsible for the delivery of the product lines, projects and people you lead. You will be accountable for overall growth, whilst responsible for your own portfolio of current and new clients.

This role can be based out of either our Sydney or Melbourne office. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead teams engaged in business improvement projects, utilising Argon & Co methodologies, creative thinking, and sound business practices
  • Play an active role in sales and networking by identifying and communicating opportunities for repeat business and for supporting the development of new prospects
  • Become highly familiar with all Argon & Co materials and work closely with clients to identify opportunities for improvements, additions, corrections, or clarifications
  • Drive client engagement by visiting client sites on a regular basis, providing hands-on support, with allocated training and development time.
  • Help position our business on global scale as the preferred partner for leaders seeking operational excellence
  • Take a leading role in developing and coaching team members.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Ideally 10+ years of consulting experience and/or industry experience
  • A strong background in manufacturing and operations, including prior experience selling and delivering supply chain consultancy work at a senior level and/or managing supply chain operations
  • Significant experience in at least one of the following areas: manufacturing, maintenance and reliability, engineering or operational excellence
  • Commercial and financial acumen and ability to understand how P&L drivers impact and translates into day to day decisions
  • Ability to lead end to end supply chain transformations
  • Deep expertise and a wide network of industry contacts within a specific sectors
  • Effective at leading, managing and coaching people
  • High professional standards including quality, integrity and client centricity.

This role requires a willing to travel (largely within Australia).

What we offer: 

  • Unlimited leave: With the company closing during Christmas so everyone can take a well-deserved end of year break
  • 15 days for you: To focus on career progression, personal development, business interests, charitable time or important one-off life activities
  • 30 days “Team Development”: Each year we invest up to 30 days in developing you and the business. Mostly this time will be invested with the entire team together, training and working towards our strategic goals. An element of this may also be completed one to one or through external coaching and mentoring
  • Great Performance Bonus: attractive annual performance bonus and monthly profit share scheme
  • Free tickets to SCG and Allianz Stadium sporting events
  • Make your day incentive: Use up to $250 to positively impact your teams day
  • Monthly and quarterly team social events: A mixture of fun and charitable work.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities to apply.

To apply or request further information please contact Applicants can request a reasonable adjustment at any stage during the recruitment process by getting in touch with the contact person.

Job information

Firm: Argon & Co

Location: Sydney, Melbourne

Education: Postgraduate degree


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