Operations

Operations

Independent management consultants specializing in operations

Umbrex helps our clients find the right independent management consultant for their operations projects. Over 90% of our operations consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have operations experience in industry roles.

How we help clients with operations

Operations experience at top firms such as:

Head of Lean and Operational Excellence

Manager, Operational Excellence

Director Lean Six Sigma

Global Supply Manager, Glass

Head of Technology Transformation

Head of Transformation

Chief Transformation Officer

VP, Transformation Initiatives

Director, Global Category Procurement

Director of Supply Chain - International

Industry examples of operations projects

Consumer Packaged Goods

For a multinational CPG company, implemented a global standardization program for packaging machines. Initiative led to 40% shorter time to market, 30% machine cost reduction and 2% higher throughput.

Financial Services

Advised a large North American bank on end-to-end redesign of the capital planning process.

Healthcare

Led development of new safety processes in San Diego hospitals that decreased hospital-acquired pressure ulcer rates within six months.

Metals & Mining

Improved supplier on-time delivery from 78% to 92% in two months for a Swedish metals company.

Retail

Consolidated supply chain vendors for a Fortune 500 retailer, achieving $70M in savings.

Telecommunications

For a top telecom in Europe, lowered costs through re-engineering call centers and establishing an off-shore customer service center.

Wine, Beer & Spirits

Led transformation program for a global spirits company, securing $500M in annual impact within 3 years.

What clients say

Insights on operations from our podcast:​

Episode
366

Turnarounds and Restructuring

Kyle Sturgeon

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Transformation Projects

Divya Agarwal

Episode
192

Data and Analytics

Adam Braff

Episode
395

Sales, Operations, and Planning

Jessica Lackey

Insights on operations from our members:

March 7, 2021
Caroline R Taich Thought Leadership

How to Become a Champion of Change

Caroline Taich shares a  post on change and the skills you need...

March 6, 2021
Ian Tidswell Thought Leadership

An Informative Infographic on Pricing

Ian Tidswell shares pricing information on creating and capturing value in...

March 5, 2021
Susan Meier Thought Leadership

Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand 

Susan Hamilton Meier was recently interviewed on The Whole Person Podcast...

Useful resources on operations recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable

How to get started

1

Tell us about your project

2

Interview candidates

(We’ll provide bios within 48 hours on average)

3

Select your consultant and start work

Find an operations consultant

or email us at: inquiry@umbrex.com