Supply Chain Transportation TMS Manager (Consulting)

September 21, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Supply Chain Transportation / TMS Manager

Do you like to challenge the status quo? Does curiosity feed your soul? Are you addicted to the thrill of creating? Do you want to be your authentic self at work? Then consider a career within our Supply Chain practice. Creative design, state-of-the-art technology, and your imagination merge here to create lasting impact for our clients. Not to mention make for a pretty fun and meaningful career!

The team

We work with clients to solve their most complex and strategic operational challenges. Our team spans the supply chain from procurement to manufacturing and all through connecting the supply to the customer. In today's world we can't do that without working together across the supply chain and using data and analytics to get our clients insights in real time, all the time. Many of our clients are trying to keep up with companies based solely on an interconnected supply chain; we modernize their supply chains using artificial intelligence, machine learning and connected products resulting in a competitive asset for the entire organization.

Our Synchronized Planning & Fulfillment practice develops integrated business and supply chain planning solutions that synchronize customer demand, supply chain assets, and working capital to drive and deliver improvements in customer service levels, supply chain efficiency and financial results. We work with companies to develop strategy, identify opportunities, and create innovative alternatives that provide supply chain improvement for shareholders and customers. Read more about our Synchronized Planning & Fulfillment services

Take a look at what we're doing in the Planning space!

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant you will work in a collaborative and diverse team environment providing many opportunities to have an active voice. You will advise clients on their Supply Chain and Operations strategy and work with them to implement next generation solutions. Deloitte brings world-class supply network capabilities, operational know-how, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions experience to our clients; specializing in: Digital Supply Networks, Internet of Things, Sourcing and Procurement, Manufacturing, Product Development, Dynamic Fulfillment, and Synchronized Planning.

Illustrative activities include:

+ Work directly with clients to understand their Supply Chain, Manufacturing and related processes, capabilities, and systems

+ Set engagement objectives and scope, develop work plans, and coordinate activities across and between multiple project workstreams

+ Identify and implement strategic programs for clients' operations departments, and develop ways to assess, measure, and improve operational performance

+ Assess and/or guide the assessment of large datasets to discover meaningful patterns, trends and relationships

+ Develop advanced analytics and / or cognitive approaches to generate insights and improve supply chain performance



+ 8+ years of professional experience working in a Supply Chain Management organization or with a Transportation Services Provider

+ 5+ years of experience with Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions technology and/or implementation experience in one of the following: JDA/Blue Yonder, Oracle OTM, Descartes, Manhattan Associates, or MercuryGate

+ Experience with 1-3 full lifecycle TMS implementations in a complex environment

+ 5+ years of experience conducting the following activities: business requirements gathering, fit-gap analysis, functional design process, system testing and solution delivery, UAT customer support, process document creations and review, working with onsite and offshore delivery model

+ 5+ years of experience with tactical supply chain planning processes such as carrier capacity planning, transportation planning, and network planning

+ Experience using analytics and metrics to assess transportation optimization performance, carrier performance, and operational performance to identify and quantify improvement opportunities

+ Experience with transportation management, carrier management, fleet management, and driver management

+ A Bachelor's Degree

+ Ability to travel up to 50%, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future


+ Outstanding critical thinking, analytics and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS Power Point)

+ Experience working with cross-functional / extended teams

+ Advanced Degree in Supply Chain or Business (MBA) with an operations research or supply chain emphasis

+ Experience working as a Consultant in a consulting firm delivering supply chain services in a client environment

+ Project experiences in one or more of the following industries: Semi-conductor, Life Sciences, Chemicals, and Consumer Goods

+ Experience leading a project team in a project client environment





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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