Product Development

company building PwC location Los Angeles, CA






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Not Applicable



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Job Description & Summary

A career in Product Development and Manufacturing, within Operations Consulting, will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organizational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organizations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. You’ll make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

Our Product Development and Manufacturing team expertly combines Strategy, Operational, and Digital consulting capabilities to help our clients innovate, develop and manufacture products in a manner that helps establish differentiated products, significantly increases operational efficiency and drives new levels of enterprise-wide growth in a connected world. We pair our functional expertise with PwC’s deep industry sector experience to create unmatched value opportunities with our clients in the Industrial Products, Consumer Markets, Pharma Life Science, and Technology Media Telecom industry sectors. We foster and encourage a teaming culture that rewards collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness while working diligently to drive value for our clients.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Additional Responsibilities:

Our Product Development & Manufacturing (PD&M) Team helps our clients leverage advanced strategies, operational approaches and technologies to innovate, develop and manufacture products and services in a manner that significantly increases operational efficiency and drives new levels of enterprise-wide growth in a connected world.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
10 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Biomedical Science, Computer and Information Science, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Project Engineering & Management, Production Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with and a proven record of success directing efforts in advisory services or client consultations in the areas of product development and manufacturing, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, in one of the following core industry sectors including, but not limited to:

  • Industrial: Automotive; Aerospace; Chemicals; Industrial Manufacturing; or, Construction;

  • Technology: Hardware/Electronics; Systems; Software; Semiconductor; or, Telecommunications;

  • Life Sciences: Pharma, Bio Pharma, & Specialty Pharma; Medical Device, Medical Technology & Diagnostics; Generics; or, Animal Health; and,

  • Consumer Markets: Food & Beverage; Goods; or, Vertically Integrated Retail.

Functional Experience:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with and a proven record of success directing efforts in advisory services in the following capability areas:

  • Dassault 3DEXPERIENCE (3DX) Platform and System technical experience is highly preferred;

  • Digital Engineering Strategy Development;

  • Digital Engineering Blueprint & Design;

  • Digital Engineering Application (PLM, ALM, PPM) Configuration and/or Deployment;

  • Engineering Decision Support & Analytics; and,

  • Engineering Cloud Solutions;

  • Product Development Strategy & Operations; and,

  • Connected Products / Platforms / Services.

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with and proven success with directing teams, emphasizing the following areas as a team leader: 

  • Demonstrates the ability to build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships;

  • Possesses advanced problem solving and analysis skills;

  • Possesses advanced spreadsheet, presentation and document development skills;

  • Possesses detailed value case development skills;

  • Possesses the ability to interpret financial statements;

  • Possesses engaging interpersonal skills;

  • Possesses collaborative and ‘can-do’ mindset;

  • Possesses financial modeling skills;

  • Possesses the ability to influence, shape thinking and develop multi-year relationships with VP and above level client resources;

  • Possesses Program/Project leadership skills - ability to lead complex multi-projects and multi-workstreams in projects;

  • Effectively manages unstructured situations, anticipating client needs and developing solutions;

  • Moves easily from big picture thinking to managing the relevant detail;

  • Possesses the ability to develop/coach resources and guide careers of team members;

  • Possesses advanced client presentation skills; and,

  • Possesses advanced proposal & pricing development skills.

Travel Requirements

Up to 80%

Job Posting End Date

March 15, 2024 Learn more about how we work: PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines: For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information:
 This position is open. This job was posted on Sat May 11 2024 and expires on Wed Jul 10 2024.
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I approach the product development process by conducting thorough market research, gathering customer feedback, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure a successful product launch.


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