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Consultant - Sustainability in Manufacturing

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Copenhagen, Denmark · Luxembourg
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Consultant - Sustainability in Manufacturing

  • Amsterdam
  • Brussels
  • Copenhagen
  • Luxembourg
  • Paris
  • Stockholm

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in one of our European offices as part of the Manufacturing service line of our Operations Practice. 
Our Operations Practice assists our clients in solving complex operational challenges. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on practicality, our teams of consultants and experts work together to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients’ most critical problems.
McKinsey’s Manufacturing service line is part of our Operations Practice and helps leading companies in every industry develop and implement future-oriented lean manufacturing strategies. Our clients include leading companies worldwide from a wide range of industries. We offer management support and advice on strategic and operational questions related to lean manufacturing.
McKinsey aims to help all industry sectors transform to reach net zero by 2050 and to cut carbon emissions by half by 2030. We will do this by leveraging our thought leadership, innovative tools and solutions, top talent, and a vibrant ecosystem of industry associations and knowledge platforms focused on innovating to net zero. Sustainable manufacturing helps to achieve an emission-free and waste-free planet.
If you join McKinsey as a consultant, you will be joining a firm that will challenge you and invest heavily in your professional development. You will have the opportunity to work in teams and help the best organizations in the world solve some of their most difficult problems.

What You'll Do

You will play an active role in problem-solving for clients by identifying issues, forming hypotheses, designing and conducting analyses, and synthesizing conclusions into recommendations. 
You will work with colleagues and clients from a wide range of business areas across Europe to develop strategies that support clients’ business objectives and give them a competitive edge. You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design and implementation of lean manufacturing and management approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results. You will also gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. You will receive exceptional training, frequent coaching, and mentoring from colleagues and senior leaders on your teams.
Lastly, you will participate in improving operational strategies, so we can continue to fulfill our mission to help all industries reach net zero by 2050 and cut carbon emissions in half by 2030. 
Your application should be in English and include your CV and your transcripts (high school, university, etc.), indicating all relevant grades.-


  • Master’s degree with exceptional academic transcript
  • Broad experience in lean manufacturing (e.g., the Toyota Production System, kaizen methods, TPM, JIT, SMED)
  • Strong interest and experience in sustainability, energy transition and decarbonization
  • Experience in decarbonizing production processes, low-carbon production processes or zero-waste manufacturing
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Mobility and enthusiasm for taking on long-term, international assignments
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and local office language
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - ASC - Associate
Function - Operations
Industry - Aerospace & Defense;Automotive & Assembly;Capital Projects & Infrastructure;Chemicals;Consumer Packaged Goods;Electric Power & Natural Gas;Financial Services;Healthcare Systems & Services;High Tech;Industrials & Electronics;Life Sciences;Media & Entertainment;Metals & Mining;Oil & Gas;Public Sector;Retail;Semiconductors;Social Sector;Telecommunications;Travel, Transport & Logistics
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Brussels
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Belgium
LinkedIn Job Title - Consultant - Sustainability in Manufacturing
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Manufacturing;Production
LinkedIn Industry - Automotive;Consumer Goods;Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level