To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Provide leadership
• Provide support to teams by providing them with the information, training and tools to succeed
• Lead and guide others in the practical use of the Six Sigma philosophy and tools
• Concentrate on never-ending improvement
• Aid in identifying and selecting projects that fit the strategic business needs. Continually monitor project progress and evaluate project opportunities in each area of the process.
• Promote and demonstrate effective and “boundaryless” communication to achieve “cross pollination” in all areas, at all levels
• Complete projects, analyses and reports in an accurate and timely fashion
• Direct and organize effective and efficient use of personnel and resources
• Promote the concept of ownership among the workforce
• Promote, utilize, and institutionalize teamwork and team concepts in the implementation of project teams and, as possible, in the day-to-day operation of the facility
• Travel up to 15%
• Other duties may be assigned
• Bachelor's degree in math, science or engineering, 4 to 10 years related work experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
• Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Understanding of advanced Six Sigma and statistical process control concepts, including control charts, variation, cause and effect relationships, Pareto principle (vital few/useful many) and process capability.
• Become certified as a Black Belt
Other Skills and Abilities
• Mentor Green belts
• Conduct and oversee Six Sigma training, as needed
• Positively resolve workgroup conflict
To be successful in this role, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; designs work flows and
• Design - Translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design
principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
• Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group
problem solving situations.
• Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress.
• Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets
clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical
• Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the
vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
• Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and
• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; aligns
work with strategic goals.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this Job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is
frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or
balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this Job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision
and depth perception.
• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The
employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat and
vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.