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Experienced Supply Chain and Operations Consultants (Manager / Director / Sr. Director) - Corporate Performance Improvement Team

Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement (A&M CPI) provides management consulting services to help companies improve performance through top line growth and bottom-line expense management. We partner with our clients to identify opportunities, enhance efficiencies, and maintain a competitive advantage.  Our lean, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients while living our core values of integrity, quality, fun, objectivity, and personal reward.

A&M is a firm that values results-oriented leadership and strong people skills. We put a premium on individuals with the right experience who can deliver the most value. Additionally, we provide frequent opportunities to take on greater responsibility and always support employees in professional development.  At A&M, you will work alongside world class consultants and former industry executives to deliver gold standard work for our clients.  A successful candidate will enjoy an environment that emphasizes entrepreneurship and minimal hierarchy and bureaucracy.  

Our Supply Chain Services provides clients with end to end offerings including:

  • Procurement Transformation

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Supplier Relationship & Risk Management

  • Logistics & Distribution

  • Sales, Inventory, and Supply Planning

  • Manufacturing & Operations

  • End to End Supply Chain Assessments & Integration

The opportunity

Post pandemic, our clients are facing intricate challenges caused by labor shortages, increasing commodity prices, and strong consumer demand.  Companies are struggling to understand how to navigate this environment and do not have the capacity to move fast enough on their own. Our firm’s Supply Chain Services group is experiencing significant growth in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and New York. We are seeking individuals at the Manager and Director levels to join our team to deliver large, complex and transformational client engagements. Using leadership ability and proven supply chain management techniques, this individual will directly oversee and implement end to end supply chain related strategies to drive results across all of our service offerings:

We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and building leadership skills.  We are focused on providing development opportunities, training and exposure to a cross section of industries including Auto, Industrials, Energy, Retail, Consumer Goods and Healthcare. Our small project teams give you frequent exposure to client executives and rapid growth in your areas of interest.


We are looking for candidates with a bias toward action and a track record of delivering meaningful results. Our ideal candidates will have:

Technical Skills

  • Deep functional expertise in one of the following areas:

    • Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning

    • Logistics & Distribution

    • Manufacturing & Operations

  • Strong ability to develop integrated supply chain strategies and programs involving supplier partnership and channel partner concepts, material planning, maintenance, sourcing, quality, logistics, and distribution

  • Strong business financial acumen.

  • Understanding of procurement tools/technology to drive efficiency and rapid cost take out (i.e.  eRFX, Spend Analytics, Network Optimization)

Project and Communication Skills

  • Ability to employ high emotional IQ in client and team interactions to build consensus and buy-in to support change efforts

  • Ability to synthesize diverse ideas, facts, and data into a cohesive analysis that includes problem statement, solution hypotheses, and robust data analysis to support recommendations

  • Provide service excellence by identifying key client business issues

  • Analysis validation / recommendation development for the client in the context of the overall engagement

  • Deliverable quality management and oversight

  • Team and day-to-day client relationship management to ensure exceptional performance

  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to handle multiple, and often conflicting, priorities at one time

  • Great attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all work

  • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to client information

  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Excel,  MS PowerPoint, etc.)

  • A willingness to travel for project work - up to 90% of time depending on account and project

People Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Advocate of team concept

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Supply Chain or related field required; MBA preferred

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of Supply Chain management experience demonstrating a track record of delivering measurable and sustainable results

  • Combination of consulting and industry experience preferred

The following are the annual base salary ranges, commensurate with experience: Consultant: $90,000-$135,000; Manager: $135,000-$165,000; Director: $150,000-$205,000; Senior Director: $175,000-$245,000. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details. 


Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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