Consultant - Chemical Lean

  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Shanghai
  • Shenzhen
  • Taipei

Who You'll Work With

You’ll work with McKinsey’s Operations practice in one of our Greater China locations. 
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 to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems.

What You'll Do

You will work with colleagues and client staff to identify the value leakage and loss from complex chemical process or management system, and design corrected solution accordingly. 
In this role, you will lead client to implement the countermeasures so as to make changes to shop floor and management mechanism, during when build up the best practice as well as client capability for sustainable long term impact creation. In addition, you will work in cooperation with our worldwide network of consultants to shape McKinsey's thinking in this area, continuously developing your own knowledge, as well as that of the firm.
Examples of the type of work our Chemical Lean consultants perform include: Production process and workstation level diagnostic to address frontline operations improvement opportunities in terms of yield, OEE quality and EE, as well as process/parameter optimization; Improvement plan and on site implementation management; Problem solving based on both technical and managerial knowledge and methodology; Develop customized management org., process or tools to improve clients' management effectiveness and efficiency; Develop client capability in transformation approach and tools, such as reliability, process control, energy efficiency, data analysis, PMO, etc. 


  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in a high-performance refinery, petrochemical, chemical or pharmaceutical industries
  • Solid knowledge and exposure to traditional lean transformation tools and techniques, e.g., Kaizen methods, TP, TQM, policy deployment, JIT
  • Chemical engineering background highly preferred
  • Black belt is a plus 
  • Collaborative team player, capable of working well with others, but also autonomously with little direction 
  • Superior analytical, quantitative and conceptual thinking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - PS - Specialist
Function - Operations
Industry - Chemicals;Life Sciences
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Apr 20 00:00:00 GMT 2016
LinkedIn Posting City - Shanghai
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - China
LinkedIn Job Title - Consultant - Chemical Lean
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Manufacturing;Quality Assurance
LinkedIn Industry - Chemicals;Oil & Energy;Pharmaceuticals
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate