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Manager - Manufacturing - Supply Chain & Operations in Switzerland

Location:  Grand-Lancy / Geneva
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1177823

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’, guiding our more than 350,000 people and providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities.


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, combining end to end supply chain strategy, procurement and product portfolio management.


What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime


This is a newly created position following buoyant growth in the consulting practice which is seeing EY winning new engagement mandates with global multi-site delivery.


In the area of Supply Chain & Operations you will be joining an international team strongly focusing on Manufacturing. We support our clients in the implementation of company-wide transformation programs - from strategy and concept development to implementation and from planning to shop floor execution.

  •  You will support our clients in implementing transformations in one of the different areas of Manufacturing. As the world becomes digital, consumer needs change and the shape of the supply chain function fundamentally changes.
  • You will be key contributor in client engagements and progressively initiate and lead work streams to provide high quality services in line with EY’s proven global methodologies and tools.
  • You will leverage existing and emerging technologies (e.g., IoT, RPA, IA, Machine Learning, AR/VR, 3DP) to deliver these transformations.
  • You will lead and support our clients in their Manufacturing Excellence transformation and Smart Factory implementation.
  • You will support the business in developing EY knowledge and concepts for our practice, whilst also actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships
  • You will join an international and supporting SC&O team, that puts your career in the center


Your qualifications – skills for shaping the future


To be successful, we are looking for a profile that brings the right level of expertise in manufacturing yet has the ambition and hunger to take on new customer challenges

  • Meaningful experience (ca. 5-8 years) at a management consultancy or in one of the following areas of manufacturing: Operational Excellence / P&G IWS / Production Manager / Industry 4.0
  • Experience gained within management consulting and/or industry; working in complex and significant project delivery roles, whereby you have led work streams within the project.
  • Sector experience in Life Science, Consumer Products, Automotive or Industrial Products
  • You are flexible including willingness to travel regionally and globally, up to 80%-100%
  • Analytical thinking and curiosity
  • High customer and service orientation
  • Entrepreneurial action and an ability to think out of the box
  • Successful attributes that will help you to move forward with us are energy, enthusiasm, ability to work in a team, determination, persistence, commitment and a willingness / ability to learn quickly
  • You have completed your degree in economics, industrial engineering, supply chain or business informatics with excellent results
  • Professional certifications as: Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Scrum Master, etc. are a plus
  • As an international company, we require business fluent English, fluency in German or French is an asset
  • Preferably Geneva based, but open to Zurich, Lausanne and Basel


 Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Make the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: 1177823. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.





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