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Posted 21 Sep 2022
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You will be based Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon, or Wroclaw office, as a member of our global MaintenanceAI team, which is part of Power Solutions.

MaintenanceAI is focused on the heavy industry sectors with a track record of successfully delivering technology enabled consulting services, working with tech partners and solutions to our clients. MaintenanceAI combines the most advanced digital tools along the entire energy value chain – from Lean maintenance, Digital Workflow Management and Predictive Maintenance. We enable the deployment and development of a portfolio of McKinsey proprietary solutions required to successfully tackle and solve the complex challenges of the heavy industries.

Our clients cover the entire energy value chain, including energy companies, industry clients, investors and public sector clients

Working hand-in-hand with our Global Energy & Materials consulting practice and with access to the expertise of the wider McKinsey network, our research and analysis yield knowledge available nowhere else.


You will help shape the fourth industrial revolution for our clients globally through our proprietary models and leveraging unique components built on top of existing market simulation solutions.

In this role, you will focus on several geographies and work closely with experts from our Oil & Gas, Electric Power, Chemicals, Basic Materials, and Transport Travel and Logistics & Resource Productivity practices. This will involve coordinating macroeconomic, technological and policy trends with McKinsey’s insights on industry level- and overall energy system development..

You will engage with clients as part of a cross-functional team on studies to deploy our models, customize them to client settings and derive the relevant strategic insights relevant to set the course of their strategy, their data & IoT strategy, maintenance practices and reliability strategy. You will develop the traditional McKinsey toolkit to gain breadth and depth on the potential options that our clients have to resolve their most complex challenges. You will actively contribute to internal and external outreach efforts to grow the brand awareness and support our client development efforts while identifying new opportunities for McKinsey to develop new digital products to better services our clients.

You will play an active role in the delivery of our solution to power utility clients, and will help build a new entrepreneurial knowledge-based business as MaintenanceAI is an extension of McKinsey's service and is expected to grow substantially within the next five years. We will be building the future of the heavy industry sector together.


  • Advanced degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, or any other discipline with a quantitative focus
  • Ambition to work in a fast-paced, result-oriented team, with steep learning curve and strong commitment to coaching and development
  • 1+ years in heavy industry sector with specific experience in reliability and maintenance
  • Experience developing or deploying Digital tools, Machine learning models or cloud infrastructure
  • Outstanding record of academic achievement and demonstrated aptitude for analytics
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and can work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Passion for energy transition
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Fluent English (Fluency in German required for Düsseldorf)

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