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Analyst - Digital Manufacturing IoT

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Analyst - Digital Manufacturing IoT

Who You'll Work With

You’ll join our Riyadh office as part of McKinsey’s Client Capabilities Network and Quantum Black to help build a Digital Capability Center (DCC) to serve clients in KSA and beyond.
The DCC provides a holistic view on digital operations across regions, industries, and business lines, bringing leading technology providers, research and end-users into one location, and leveraging KSA’s manufacturing, research and technology providers. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on practicality, our teams of experts work to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems.
As part of the practice you will work alongside a team that helps our clients to solve complex operational challenges. Tackling challenges in manufacturing, digital services, change transformations, product development, purchasing, supply chain management, capital productivity and advanced analytics, our teams combine the comprehensive business understanding that underpins all McKinsey disciplines with practical operations expertise in a wide range of industries worldwide.

What You'll Do

You will be committed to helping clients align manufacturing strategy to overall business strategy and design and execute manufacturing transformations.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to implement operating and production systems and to drive and support implementation of lean improvement activities on the shop floor and along the value stream- You will work to improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing operations and enhance quality systems. You will also build lean manufacturing capabilities in client organizations and optimize global networks of manufacturing facilities.
You will help develop industrial IoT solutions for smart manufacturing in cross-sector industrial applications deploying applications such as digital performance management systems, asset tracking and condition monitoring. You will design and execute large scale IoT solutions. You will develop the architecture and system integration with existing hardware & software and data storage, and design of front-end applications.
This role will give you exposure to design and build prototypes, as well as products and systems suitable for testing and set up on test-beds. In addition, you will take technical leadership on projects, and be involved in the technical planning, execution and delivery of development projects for global industry members.


  • BA/BS in engineering; advanced degree is preferred
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in a high-performance manufacturing environment where your role directly lead to demonstrable performance improvement & change management
  • Knowledge and experience of working with IoT platforms such as PTC Thingworx, Siemens Mindsphere, Microsoft Azure, etc.; experience deploying IoT solutions is preferred
  • Knowledge of how the entire IoT stack works – from data ingestion, storage, analysis to building front-end applications which will directly impact our customers
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and ideation, ideally spanning sensors and microcontroller systems / embedded devices
  • Experience with cloud providers such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience with APIs and integration of multiple different software solutions through an IoT platform
  • Experience of manufacturing systems and processes across a range of different industries
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, iterative development environment engaging in an Agile way of working
  • Highly analytical
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - CIAN - Capabilities and Insights Analyst
Function - Operations;Technology
Industry - High Tech;Industrials & Electronics;Public Sector
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Aug 25 00:00:00 GMT 2022
LinkedIn Posting City - Riyadh
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Saudi Arabia
LinkedIn Job Title - Analyst - Digital Manufacturing IoT
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Information Technology;Supply Chain
LinkedIn Industry - Information Technology and Services;Logistics and Supply Chain;Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Not Applicable