1+ months

Industry X - PLM Senior Manager

San Francisco, CA 94103
Accenture Digital
The digital revolution is changing everything. Its everywhere transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, youll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.

Industry X.0
A new area within Accenture Digital is Industry X.0, an advanced, digitally enabled, innovative, planning and investment approach for manufacturing and asset-intensive industries. In your role within our Industry X.0 team, youll help clients take advantage of significant market opportunities as digital technology moves into the core of industry in product development and manufacturing environments. Youll help them transform their product, manufacturing and product related services value chains in Products, Communications, Media, High Tech, Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Mining, Oil & Gas and Utilities. As part of Accenture Digital, youll benefit from tailored career management and specialist skills that will fuel your ambitions in the Industry X.0 space.
Accountable for helping clients target and deliver value through the digital transformation of their core R&D and Engineering operations.
Responsible for leveraging PLM and R&D/Engineering solutions to enable clients future-state business capabilities, which can enable or alter business processes or practices that, in turn, drive clients targeted business outcomes.
Capable of practically applying existing, new, and emerging PLM solutions to new and evolving business and operating models. Conversely, they must be able to understand, monetize and operationalize new digital technologies for R&D and Engineering operations.
Responsible for facilitating the construction of business models, which may include business capabilities, functions and processes and organization design, as well as working collaboratively with business strategists, process owners and subject matter experts.
Focus on business strategy and targeted business outcomes clarifying strategic intentions; identifying business outcomes; exploring implications, impacts and risks; and addressing stakeholder key questions.
YOUR ROLE: PLM Senior Manager:
Search and provide information on the key industry challenges and trends and present an impetus for change in industry context
Seek ways to apply new technology to, and reusing existing technology for, end to end R&D and Engineering business processes
Facilitate development of assets and solution frameworks that combine knowledge of the R&D and Engineering business processes and issues, technology trends and digital priorities
Analyze clients strategy, operating vision, business imperatives and capabilities
Identify key value drivers and demonstrate how digital transformation of R&D and Engineering can enable key enterprise imperatives
Define use cases and associated reference solution architectures for digital R&D and Engineering operations and explore them within client conversations
Collaborate with client stakeholders to identify and prioritize value opportunities and develop digital R&D and Engineering transformation roadmaps
Develope the business case, solution architecture, and implementation roadmap for clients transformation journeys
Provide strategic consultation to clients in defining or designing business capabilities, processes, functions and organizational structures, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing, selling and enabling technologies based on business and end-user requirements
Perform project management activities
Work closely with the Accenture teams and key stakeholders
Lead customer workshops
Act as an advocate of Product Lifecycle Management and/or Manufacturing best practices, methods, and processes
Support the creation and participate in thought leadership to create R&D and Engineering Point of view and white papers
Support the Accenture teams in the development and refinement of offerings and collateral to support/promote the sales of offerings (overviews, case studies, account planning, marketing information)
Successfully supporting the sales process from origination to successful closing (including offering fine tuning, solution shaping, proposal preparation, client presentations)
Travel Required

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
10+ years of professional experience with a major PLM system (PTC, Dassault Systemes, Siemens, SAP-PLM, Oracle Agile) and/or Master Data Management
8+ years of professional experience in Engineering/Manufacturing IT systems including ERP, PLM, MES and QMS
5+ years of professional experience in Aerospace & Defense, Electronic & High Tech, Life Science, Capital Projects or Food & Beverage Industries
US Citizenship or Green Card holder
Bachelors Degree
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
Relevant professional experience in business development support, RFP response and professional IT services sales
Relevant professional experience in project management experience in Engineering/Manufacturing IT
Engineering/Manufacturing IT experience in at least 1 of the following industries:
Electronics & High Tech
Energy & Utilities
Automotive/Tier 1 Suppliers
Industrial Equipment
Travel, Transportation and Logistics
Consumer packaged goods
Food & Beverage
Good analytical & troubleshooting skills
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Business development support experience
Time management skills
WHERE YOU LIVE: Within 90 miles of the Accenture office

Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
Youll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
Access to leading-edge technology
Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is herewhats stopping you from pursuing it?
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity: All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2018-08-10 Expires: 2019-03-10

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