Director, Operations--Chemicals Practice


: $109,075.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. A&M is seeking to expand its Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI) Chemicals Team in various locations throughout the U.S.With more than 200 professionals based in 40 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, PEPI excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and a hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with stakeholders to tackle complex business issues and maximize value.The A&M PEPI Chemicals Team serves middle market and large cap private equity firms across the investment lifecycle from pre-acquisition / due diligence services to post-merger integration, to driving performance improvement at portfolio companies.Our PEPI Chemicals services include:* Buy-side due diligence: Commercial, Operational, Financial, Human Capital, IT* Merger Integration & Carve-outs: Day one / 100 day plan, carve-out planning, PMO* Rapid Results : Proprietary A&M improvement diagnostic methodology, designed to deliver maximum impact in just four-to-eight weeks* Revenue/Margin Enhancement: Growth Strategy, Portfolio Optimization, Sales & Marketing Effectiveness, Pricing/Margin Management* Cost Efficiency / Reduction: Productivity Measurement/Management, Direct and Indirect cost reduction, G&A, Human Capital* Supply Chain / Procurement: Strategic sourcing, Outsourcing and off-shoring, Supply Chain network and Logistics cost optimization* Cash Cycle / Working Capital Management: ROIC measurement, Structural AR / AP / Inventory day reduction, AR Sales and Supply Chain Financing* Fixed Asset / Investment Optimization: Technology / Manufacturing asset review, Investment / CapEx optimization and efficiency, IP management* Information Technology (IT): Strategy, Vendor selection, IT total cost optimizationWe offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and building leadership skills. The PEPI Chemicals Team is focused on providing career development, training and exposure to international business assignments.Professional experience:* Hands on consulting experience in several of the service areas listed above* Experience leading teams through a time-sensitive project by structuring a performance improvement plan and managing the process through to completion* Synthesizing meaningful insights from data, facts and discussions with clients* Developing findings and making strategic recommendations* Working with clients directly to implement strategic and operational recommendationsProfessional skills:* Team player* Strong written, oral and analytical skills* Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills* Structured project management (time, team and work-stream's management)* Initiative and drive* Ability to deliver time-pressured projects on-time and on-quality* Flexible, creative and critical thinking skills* Client relationship buildingQualifications:* MBA and/or Masters in Science/Engineering from a top-tier school* Previous experience with a recognized strategy or operations consulting firm strongly preferred* Hands-on industry experience strongly preferred (e.g. chemicals, energy, industrial, agribusiness/food, pharmaceuticals, distribution, consumer products, retail)* Flexibility to travel up to 80% of the time* Experience working with PE and/or PE relationships a plusPosted by StartWire. Apply now!
Associated topics: biochemistry, ceramic, chemistry, coating, formulation, latex, material, material science, polyurethane, rubber * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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