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  • Category: Management
  • Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Employment Length: fulltime
  • Pay / Salary: $100,000 Salary
  • Location: Philadelphia PA
  • Source: Business
  • Ad #: 15701
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Focused Improvement Leader – Philadelphia, PA

Our client in Philadelphia, PA, a manufacturer of chemicals, plastics and other products, is currently seeking a full-time, direct hire Focused Improvement Leader to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity with a truly outstanding organization. Candidates who are qualified & interested are encouraged to apply today!

General Function:

The Focused Improvement Leader is responsible for leading the Focused Improvements Program and supporting Business Improvement initiatives. The Focused Improvements Program is a systematic means of identifying and prioritizing opportunities within the Industrial area and initiating projects to capture the significant opportunities. This position will be responsible to:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Train and develop Team Members on Six Sigma / DMAIC methodology and statistical tools.
  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Team Members working on Improvement projects.
  • Support Six Sigma Project Leaders with project charter development, evaluation, and financial validation through regular meetings and mentoring.
  • Assess projects progress for Leaders.
  • Review and assess project submissions for Belt Certifications.
  • Develop and lead Six Sigma recognition program.
  • Lead cross-functional Six Sigma projects with high customer and dollar impact.
  • Lead business process redesign projects by training participants, developing / validating team charter, facilitating meetings and provoking new thought processes.
  • Ensures process changes are sustainable by ensuring appropriate documentation and training is developed and communicated.
  • Support Site Leader on Project Reviews / Champion Review Meetings
  • Travel to US manufacturing sites (10-20% travel annually)

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or MBA
  • A minimum of 10 years of related work experience with Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt Certification is Required.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues from all areas, including engineering, manufacturing, commercial, supply chain, finance, information technology, and members of the leadership team.
  • Must have good analysis skills, effective communication skills, the ability to interact well with others, and the ability to provide information to senior management in a concise format.
  • Advanced facilitation skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio skills.
  • Strong knowledge of statistical software, e.g. Minitab, JMP, etc. (Minitab is preferred)

Our client offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Interested parties are encouraged to apply today! (via link on page)

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