Join our team

At PLG Consulting, you’ll join an expert team of consultants and have ample opportunity to put your talents to work on varied projects across a multiple of industries. Working with some of the largest companies in our verticals, you’ll bring your creative problem-solving skills to various consulting projects and also help to set the direction, strategy, standards, and methods of our firm. If you’re looking to build your career, working with PLG could be a rewarding next step in your career.

Our core values

  • Work as a team
  • Shoot straight
  • Do the right thing
  • Get it done

Open Positions

Employee or Contractor

Marketing Manager

PLG is looking for a high caliber individual to manage all aspects of the firm’s marketing efforts. The ideal candidate will work with a minimum level of supervision but strong collaboration with the CEO and other team members to support the strategy and growth of the firm. The position is initially part-time (~20 hours per week), but as the company expands and the individual grows within the role, this position may evolve to full-time. 

Key responsibility areas: 

  • Strategy
  • Thought Leadership Content Development
  • Website
  • Lead Generation
  • Sales Support
  • Product Launches
Work location and other details:
  • Role can be based either from home/remote office or at company’s offices in Chicago’s downtown Loop
  • Part time with significant scheduling flexibility
  • Opportunity to grow the role in responsibilities and to full-time status if desired as the company grows and candidate is successful.


The role of Analyst works with teams of seasoned consultants to provide transformational business solutions for our clients across multiple industries. The Analyst supports our consulting engagements by providing research, analysis, data crunching, modeling, mapping, spreadsheet development, presentation development, and other critical roles for the team.  The position also includes research and development to create new solutions and services for clients as well as PLG’s thought leadership content.

The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and research skills, is attentive to detail, and communicates well.  Prior experience in freight rail transportation and/or GIS preferred.     


Senior Consultant

We are seeking subject-matter experts who have a strong desire to help clients, enjoy working collaboratively in a team setting and thrive on applying their expertise and 5+ years of operational experience to design logistics and supply chain solutions.

We are particularly looking for SMEs with the following experience:

  • Plastics supply chain 
  • Frac sand sourcing and logistics
  • Bulk trucking 
  • TMS selection and implementation

Excellent communication skills are required, with an emphasis on clarity and accuracy.

Typical PLG projects do not involve extended time at client locations; travel expectation is 25-45%.

Full-Time Salaried Employee

Project Manager

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber individual to manage various consulting projects and also help to set the direction, strategy, standards, and methods of our firm. The Project Manager leads teams of consultants to resolve complex business problems for a variety of clients in a variety of industries and directs, plans & implements the approach & objectives for the entire engagement. The role also includes managing the client relationship during the project and conferring with clients to set the strategic direction of the consulting engagement.

    We are a bulk logistics and supply chain consulting firm who delivers customized and practical solutions to the industrial economy. Over 200 of the world’s most admired shippers, transportation service providers and PE firms trust us to help solve their complex logistics and supply chain challenges.


    100 S. State Street 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603 USA


    +1 312-957-7757