Director of Analysis


Boston, MA

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 234 days ago

  by    Kyle Sawyer

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Director of Analysis Over the past 30 years, DB&A has focused our efforts on empowering managers. From the start, this ?people-first? approach has helped drive lasting financial and operational improvements in numerous companies across a wealth of industries. While we've weathered all kinds of economic, political, technological and cultural change, the roots of this basic principle have grown even deeper within our company. DB&A remains steadfast in the philosophy that gave us our start which is to help leaders reach their greatest potential.

Analysis Department Overview

The function of the Analysis Team within DB&A is to serve as an extended Sales team to set up projects for Operations. In a very simplified view, the Sales team is responsible for meeting potential clients and getting them to see the value of our services during an Analysis. The job of the Analysis team is to demonstrate our ability to transform management cultures and that we successfully deliver on our promises with guaranteed results.

The core Analysis Team for each engagement is comprised of the Director of Analysis (DOA) and the Analysis Manager (AM). The extended Analysis Team also includes a Chief of Operations, a Project Manager and Management Consultants of varying levels. The DOA is ultimately responsible for the outcome of the Analysis and spends a great deal of time strategizing and providing daily engagement with the client to earn a ?go-ahead? for project engagement. Director of Analysis Roles & Responsibilities The Director of Analysis is responsible for the facilitation of an initial two-week analysis and discovery process for potential consulting engagements with Fortune 500 clients. This position requires 75% travel throughout the year, Sunday - Friday.

In this highly visible role, the Director of Analysis will have exposure to Fortune 500 companies and overall responsibility for the following:

  • Utilize DB&A's proven methodology to identify opportunities for improvement through comprehensive studies
  • Perform client-specific resource utilization analysis and gap analyses
  • Observe, record and analyze operational findings to identify client performance improvement opportunities
  • Organize, lead and develop a team of 5-15 Consultants and Senior Executives
  • Demonstrate a client centric approach on all analysis engagements
  • Build and maintain client communication and foster client relationships
  • Prepare business presentations and deliver to all levels of management
  • Generate and negotiate consulting project terms of engagement and deliverables to Executive level clients


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering, Business or technical related field
  • 3-5+ years of leadership expertise
  • Adaptability to change in fast-paced and high pressure environments
  • Excellent organizational, written, communication, and presentation skills to interact with all levels of a client organization
  • Process improvement experience, in-depth financial knowledge and strong problem solving abilities
  • Exceptional observation, analytical, numerical reasoning, business acumen, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting to enhance the analysis process
  • Possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of the Analysis process and Analysis tools utilized
  • Demonstrated ability for abstract thought ? Strong ability to review, analyze and present large amounts of data within short time frames
  • Ability to balance delivery of results, problem solving, and client management
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to keep the analysis and preparations on schedule to meet critical deadlines ? Strong knowledge of capacity modeling, SMED concepts and production rate analysis concepts
  • Familiarity with manufacturing concepts and terminology (SMED, Lean, Six-Sigma, Takt, Kanban, etc.)
  • Ability to provide daily constructive feedback to large teams
  • Strong ability in handling budgets and financial controls to meet cost guidelines
  • Willing to self-sacrifice personal time & comforts to ensure team success
  • Experience in planning logistics for large teams
  • Proper utilization, management and updating of the analysis database
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite and above average proficiency with Adobe Acrobat
$100K - $120K
$100K - $120K base, Quarterly bonuses based on company & individual performance bonus