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Careers in Operations

The Operations Practice is seeking to hire exceptionally qualified candidates at all levels of experience. Various types of positions are available, ranging from front-line consultants to functional experts and implementation coaches who use their knowledge at a variety of clients. We assess the optimal role for each candidate based on his or her credentials and on discussions with the candidate during the interview process.

Career opportunities available in the Operations Practice

Unlimited opportunities to reach your full potential

Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have a chance to grow at McKinsey by working on projects that reflect your goals and interests. In addition to deepening your knowledge of your favorite topics, you can explore new areas—and perhaps develop a new passion in the process.

The chance to work on real operations challenges

New products are entering the market with dizzying speed, supply chains are becoming more global and complex each year, and technological advances are transforming manufacturing across industries. You’ll work with clients on all of these challenges and more. And after creating innovative solutions, you’ll help clients implement the changes and build their capabilities.

A network of support

Every McKinsey project relies on close collaboration. No matter what topic you’re investigating—whether it’s green ops, advanced analytics, or operations in emerging markets—you’ll find talented colleagues who are eager to exchange ideas and share their extensive knowledge. In the Operations group alone, you can draw on the expertise of over 500 dedicated practitioners.

At McKinsey, you’ll have a chance to explore every area of operations:

Our early tenure program, the Operations Excellence Program develops our consultants as specialists in operations excellence. More senior experts and specialists have an opportunity to join our Advanced Operations Group providing deep functional and industry experience to our clients.