Apply now »

Consultant - Supply Chain Planning

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  27-Mar-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  821681

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity

At EY, our goal is to support client organizations as they initiate or undergo major transformation, providing technology-enabled programs that meet their unique challenges. We use a holistic approach where both system and technology, as well as people and change management are in focus. In your role, you will be the link between operations and IT and inspire our customers in how technology can improve their workday and enable them to fulfil their goals. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping the customer in their pursuit of new ways of working and adapting to new technologies.

As a consultant, you will contribute to utilizing the potential of digitalization for our customers, and thus build a better business world for everyone.



Your key responsibilities

  • Facilitate discussions with main stakeholders to help them define their needs and translate them into Project requirements
  • Support the design and implementation of the latest supply chain planning technology solutions suited to client needs, and the management of project phases and activities throughout the entire project lifecycle
  • Cooperate with local and international colleagues across EY
  • Contribute to the development of the Technology Consulting Practice by supporting client proposals, internal initiatives, and recruiting activities


Skills and attributes for success

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record of achievement
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following planning solutions: SAP IBP, OMP, Kinaxis and o9
  • Experience with process mapping or business process re-engineering, especially in Life Sciences / Consumer / Manufacturing industry; previous experience in Consulting is an advantage
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills; strong work ethic, growth mindset, and drive for results
  • Full professional proficiency in English; good knowledge of German / French is a strong advantage, any other language is considered a plus
  • Willingness to travel


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Relevant certifications: Planning Solutions, Project Management methodologies, Agile processes
  • Experience implementing supply chain planning technologies
  • An understanding of Business Information ecosystems, integrations and interfaces


What we offer
EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3’000 employees from 64 different countries. You will work with and learn from the best and continuously develop yourself as we invest an important share of our annual turnover in the personal development and trainings of our employees.


Furthermore, we offer the following benefits:  
•    Further education: At EY, you have the possibility to earn an accredited Masters in Sustainability, an accredited Masters in Business Analytics or an accredited MBA (EY Tech MBA) from the Hult International Business School, free of charge*.
•    Hybrid working model: We offer working from home options for our employees. 
•    Work-life balance: Take 5 weeks of holidays per year as a standard and compensate your overtime at will.
•    Flexible travel: Equipped with your half-fare travelcard, enjoy 1st class to your clients’ premises, all expenses paid.
•    Social contributions: Opt for one of our generous pension fund plans and do not worry about the accident insurance as we fully cover it for you.
•    Parents@EY: Our benefits specially designed for parents at EY will help you focus on Work-Life integration.
•    Fair-ON-Pay certified: As everyone deserves a fair pay, our salary grids and guidelines ensure the equal treatment we aim for**.


Get to know your future team members  

Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application  with CV, cover letter, certificates, and transcript of grades.
For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 


* EY Contractors, interns and alumni are excluded
** Any salary ranges published on external platforms are not reflective of EY standards


EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

Apply now »