• Manager, Continuous Improvement - Black Belt

    Job Locations US-GA-ALPHARETTA
    Posted Date 6 days ago(6/12/2018 1:12 PM)
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  • Position Description

    This position supports the deployment of business improvement processes for designed areas through the implementation of recognized quality management standards, continuous improvement strategies and demonstrated best practices.




    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline
    • A minimum of 7 (seven) years experience in process or operations management Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Sensei Certification required
    • Experience in planning and executing DMAIC Six Sigma projects and Lean - Kaizen events
    • Experience in mentoring Lean / Six Sigma specialists Experience in TQM, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Mixed Model Flow / Pull and other process improvement experience


    • Master Degree preferred
    • Transportation industry preferred 
    • 3+ years of supervisory experience preferred 
    • Strong analytical, research, mathematical modeling and forecasting skills 
    • Strong organization, prioritization and planning skills 
    • Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results 
    • Ability to manage multiple projects to timelines 
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred 
    • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification preferred 
    • Understanding of relational database
    • Strong presentation skills 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    • Support the process that identifies and implements significant Continuous Improvement opportunities to support division and corporate objectives
    • Support the preparation and dissemination of quality management reports for use by Maintenance Operations and assist management in their interpretation and application to improve performance
    • Act as a liaison between Maintenance Standards & Engineering team, Operations and Quality Assurance (Audit) organizations for purposes of evaluating and conducting labor productivity and technology improvement projects
    • Support continuous improvement programs, establishing and maintaining high quality assurance standards, procedures and controls Support continuous improvement deployment using fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma
    • Support lean office and implements lean principles Plan, lead and facilitate Kaizen and Six Sigma teams
    • Complete event planning, perform pre-work, facilitate teams and support event closure and follow up
    • Develop standards of performance based on process innovation and best-in-class practices Supports the preparation, development and publishing of Continuous Improvement materials to include detailed process documentation, process maps, and training (webinar) materials
    • Document procedures to implement process changes
    • Provide guidance and technical knowledge on process and continuous improvement projects
    • Educate, coach, mentor and qualify Lean / Six Sigma specialists
    • Track continuous improvement status, cost savings, training, certification and events by project or account Review and report on performance against operational objectives and project success factors
    • Support the development and implementation of the operational goal setting process
    • Ensure the integrity of performance systems and reports

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