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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt


The Technical Services Lean Six Sigma Black Belt will help the programs within the portfolio to reduce defects, eliminate wastes and increase customer satisfaction.  The Black Belt will employ Lean Six Sigma methodology and analytics into organizational operations to accomplish business objectives. Works with other Lean Six Sigma-certified professionals in the planning, designing, and accomplishing of key projects. Assist Program managers with the skills (LSS, PM, Financial) required to be successful.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Identify, lead, and manage process improvement efforts and conduct quantitative analysis of process effectiveness using LSS methods
  • Prepare and submit deliverables on schedule, in accordance with requirements
  • Leverage established continuous improvement (i.e. Lean and Six Sigma…) methodologies to map current state processes and value streams including, process profiles, timings, counts, roles and responsibilities along with other key data elements.
  • Translate voice of the customer information in measurable characteristics
  • Assist in establishing processes for business leaders to measure, manage, track, and report operational project results and corresponding financial business benefits
  • Identify and implement Best Practices
  • Provide updates regarding the progress of Continuous Improvement activities
  • Assist in developing communications to the various organizational stakeholders regarding the Continuous Improvement value proposition and the ‘What’s in It for Me’ to driving improved business performance.
  • Assist in Continuous Improvement training, guidance, mentorship, and leadership as a foundation to ensure the organization is consistent in its approach
  • Assist in creating and implementing an approach to measure the organizations capability in learning and applying the Continuous Improvement techniques
  • Work with business leaders and program managers assisting them define and report on their current state performance, recommended future state, improvement opportunities, and current and future state benefits with respect to the impact of the Continuous Improvement program
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Reporting Relationships

Title of Direct Report(s):  Indirect reports only

Title of Supervisor:  Director, Continuous Improvement

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Proficiency in SharePoint, SharePoint Designer, MS EXCEL and competency in MS Office and MS Visio
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline driven, and dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to analyze processes and make recommendations for improvements
  • Facile in Change Management techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis and problem solving, flow manufacturing, Statistical Process Control
  • Financial analysis

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management, or related field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ progressive experience
  • Experience successfully implementing a Continuous Improvement program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt required, Master Black Belt Preferred
  • PMP and familiarity with Earned Value Management a plus

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Normal office environment
  • Travel will occasionally require short periods of time in remote and uncomfortable living and working conditions while visiting field locations

Work Location/Travel

With the flexibility to be based out of any of 4 metropolitan US locations, the role will require up to 75% travel between our locations in Virginia, Texas, South Carolina, New Jersey.  Additional travel to other locations throughout the country may be required to support this work.  Your living location is flexible.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.



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