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Director, Consulting Expert (Manufacturing)

Category: Architecture

City: New York, New York, US United States

Position ID: J0121-1633

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking a seasoned professional to join a growing team to engage with our Manufacturing clients through end to end solution offerings and professional services. The successful candidate will be part of a cross-functional team that helps shape and bring innovative offerings and solutions to our manufacturing clients globally. This member will act as a senior advisor and consulting lead partnering closely with CGI and client teams on pursuits and projects bringing a broad Application, Line of Business and/or Industry-focus, covering the end-to-end value chain. The member will guide and communicating solutions and architectures that supports client business strategies and needs.

We are a growing business unit in the Eastern United States Manufacturing market and are looking to increase the capabilities of our Manufacturing organization. We are seeking an experienced Solution Architect to interact with other CGI manufacturing focused professionals to help re-establish and grow in the US manufacturing sector, targeting key clients in the US East Business Unit.

This role will be performed remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic with an eventual transition to working from the CGI office. This role will work with opportunities primarily in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Director, Consulting Expert, Manufacturing Practice will help to develop a practice and pipeline for CGI services, offering and IP within a targeted portfolio of accounts and territory, manage manufacturing solutions and associated services, establish and maintain senior relationships at key clients, attend participate in manufacturing industry forums and work with CGI business leaders to help expand broader manufacturing growth.

Summary of Duties:

• Develop details of the clients’ business, organization and culture

• Develop understanding of CGI organization, capabilities and offerings

• Help and manage the solution for complex deals

• Influence internal and external CGI stakeholders to prioritize winning sales strategies

• Work with cross functional team of techno-functional personnel to propose the most likely to win approach

• Coach existing business development and delivery teams as required to achieve goals.

• Articulate Client Problem statements and providing recommend solutions

• Identify and prioritize emerging technology and business trends to solve for clients’ existing business needs

• Develop points of view and white papers focusing on Industry 4.0 and future trends

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


  • 5+ years working with manufacturing industry clients

  • 5+ years as Solution Architect or similar role

  • Experience working with one or more ERP products in manufacturing context

  • Working knowledge of integration technology frameworks around IPaaS, ESB, SOA etc

  • Ability to work independently and as part as of a team

  • Excellent written/oral communications skills

  • Ability to interact with both Business & Technical teams

  • Ability to interact with and present to Senior Management stakeholders from both CGI and clients

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with both Process and Discreet manufacturing is a plus

  • Manufacturing Execution systems experience

  • Smart Manufacturing & IIOT

  • Cloud technologies

  • Data Management & Analytics

Skill Set / Years of Experience / Proficiency Level

Solution Architecture / 5+ years / Expert

Manufacturing SME / 5+ years / Expert

ERP Experience (Manufacturing) / 3+ years / Advanced

Work on complex deals / 3+ years / Advanced


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited academic institution. A Master’s or other advanced degrees/relevant certifications are preferred.

Skill Set / Years of Experience / Proficiency Level

Delivery of IT technology services / 10 – 15 years / Advanced

Subject expertise in one or more aspects of Manufacturing Execution Systems

10 years / Advanced

Demonstrated ability to identify emerging business trends / 5 years / Advanced

Excellent communication skills and highly effective personnel skills / 10 years / Proficient

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $130,000-$150,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

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