Manufacturing Consultants On Demand

Overview
New digital technologies and lean processes have profoundly altered global manufacturing, enabling Industry 4.0 and the factory of the future. Forward-thinking manufacturers and investors who want to drive growth and create value in this new world must have a strategic vision and must implement transformative changes throughout manufacturing operations.
At Graphite, our independent manufacturing consultants deliver strategic insights, guidance and professional services to help companies and investors achieve these goals. Our experts recommend and deploy proven strategies to increase productivity and operational efficiency, create lean and more cost-effective processes, and turn growth opportunities and organizational transformation into profit and value.
Key Possibilities

What our Experts do

Define winning strategies for manufacturing excellence
Enable Industry 4.0 and the factory of the future
Optimize manufacturing processes and operations
Maximize productivity, efficiency and lean performance
Eliminate waste and reduce costs
Identify emerging growth and market opportunities
Help companies innovate and get to market faster
Evaluate mergers and acquisitions as well as manage transactions
Provide finance, sales, marketing, HR and IT expertise
Fill key roles with experienced executives, managers and experts
Key Features

Capabilities

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Corporate Strategy
Operational Improvement
Digital Transformation
Lean Process Improvement
Supply Chain Optimization
Cost and Waste Reduction
Product Innovation
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Market Research & Analytics
Quality Improvement
M&A and Transaction Support
Private Equity and Venture Capital 
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Sales and Marketing
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Finance and Accounting
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Information Technology
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Interim Leadership and Support

Featured Profiles

Vikas
Management consultant with hands-on experience in heavy manufacturing, oil and gas, and utilities.
Mark
Experienced manufacturing, engineering and research leader.
David
CFO, MBA and CPA with extensive background in manufacturing. Hands-on strategic expert in financial analysis and modeling.
Maurice
Finance, Strategy and Valuation Professional with 15+ years of experience across a variety of sectors
Uyi
Over 12 years of consulting and industry experience with Big 4 consulting firms and Microsoft Corporation.
Saumya
Commercial Due Diligence with GLG Strategic Projects since 2014, 6 years of corporate and investment banking
Jack
Corporate strategist with business leadership team and management consulting experience, focused on manufacturing.
John
Finance specialist with 10+ years of experience spanning technology, finance, startups and biotech.
Our Clients

Case Studies

TransAxle, a Graham Partners portfolio company and the largest manufacturer of drive train components along the U.S. East Coast, was expanding sales by adding two large customers a new geographic footprint. The company was looking for an analyst with a strong background in manufacturing and logistics to analyze its finished good inventory and ensure it had the cored goods in locations that would optimize sales while minimizing non-value-added transfers to maintain optimized stock levels.

Through Graphite, Transaxle found Robert K., a consultant and professional with 10 years of manufacturing and supply chain experience. Robert had the exact skills and expertise required for the job and had just completed a similar project for another company, where he optimized inventory including dispositions and discounting. His industry knowledge as well as his expertise in using data and creating actionable improvement plans allowed him to deliver on Transaxle’s needs quickly and successfully.
EMM Group, a boutique marketing consultancy that focuses on B2B and B2C go-to market strategies, needed a senior consultant to work on strategic marketing projects for a global IT manufacturer. Having a local candidate in the Denver, Colorado area was key for specific client-facing responsibilities.

Through Graphite, EMM Group hired Jennifer C., who was local to the greater Denver area and had the specific strategic marketing experience the firm needed. Her previous experience working for various manufacturing firms and for clients such as Unilver and CenturyLink gave her an inside edge on understanding the exact client requirements and delivering great results for the EMM Group.
NEC, a Fortune 1000 information and communications technology company, was looking to bring on an interim analytics solution architect as part of its global strategy team. Specific business objectives included creating a solution concept for the global market as well as marketable use cases. The candidate also needed to have large-scale solution architecture skills as well as in-depth knowledge of analytics solutions and platforms, domain application knowledge, and public sector expertise.

Through Graphite, NEC hired Inigo M., a strategic high-tech executive and enterprise software architect with large-scale project experience involving AI, machine learning, and analytics. Inigo provided to be the perfect for the project, with experience with Cienaga Systems, AT&T, and Merrill Lynch Online, as well as being a Six Sigma Black Belt with lean and business process management experience throughout the entire software development life cycle (SDLC).

Why Graphite

Graphite connects you with highly vetted independent consultants for on-demand work. We offer access to over 6,000 experts with an average of 12 to 15 years of experience, including over 1,600 with an MBA from a top 10 U.S. business school and many with years of experience from Bain, BCG and McKinsey.
Getting Started is Easy

How Graphite Works

Looking to hire a highly qualified and proven manufacturing consultant? It’s easy through Graphite.
01.

Scope Your Project

Tell us what you need done and work with our account managers to finalize a scope of work, budget and timeline for your project.
02.

Interview Candidates

Within hours, we will deliver curated candidates that match your need. Interview and select the best fit.
03.

Get Work Done

Seamlessly launch the project on Graphite and get amazing results. Let us handle the contracting and billing.
Hire a Highly Qualified Manufacturing Consultant.
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