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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Job Requirements::
Bachelor?s Degree in Business, Engineering or Information Technology is required.
Must be Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified, gained in transactional areas.
Must be currently or very recently operating in a full time Black Belt role, for a minimum of 5 continuous years.
Minimum of 10 years working within an environment of process excellence is required.
Minimum of 10 years training other LSS practitioners to certified belt level is required.
Must have project management experience, to independently initiate and execute projects with attention to detail and deadlines.
Must have program management experience, coordinating many in-flight projects and ensuring successful completion.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio.
Experience with statistical applications is required - Minitab or equivalent.
Must be able to influence and motivate people at all organizational levels.
Must be able to manage conflict through proactive action and clear communication.
Expected travel 5-10%, mainly North/Central/South America.
Master?s Degree in Business Administration or Information Technology is preferred.
Experience in medical device, life sciences or other highly regulated industrial environment is preferred.
We realize work isn?t just a job to you.
It?s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That?s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks ? so you can be ready for where life can take you.
Job Duties::
As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt on the Project Management and Business Optimization team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work.
Lead and facilitate Lean Six Sigma (LSS) improvement initiatives and projects focused on transactional and operational processes, utilizing the DMAIC approach and deploying a comprehensive range of LSS tools and methodologies.
Train, coach and mentor our LSS Practitioners (Green Belts), to help them attain certification.
Provide awareness training and mentoring to other employees, who will be our LSS Advocates (White Belts).
Provide data analysis that supports process design and re- engineering of business processes.
Create and monitor Key Performance Indicators to generate process performance data, to quantify improvement gains, and to sustain the benefits of completed projects.
Work with stakeholders and process owners to support their initiatives, to develop their process metrics, and to improve their processes.
Through collaborative leadership, identify and prioritize cross- functional project resources within our matrix organization.
Work with Black Belts and Master Black Belts positioned elsewhere within the company, to share best industry practices.
Manage our Improvement Project Portfolio, ensuring that that project status reports are regularly issued, and that benefits are quantified and tracked.
Summarize and disseminate project execution lessons learned, at project closure.
Oversee the process of capturing and evaluating new ideas, to maintain the project pipeline of improvement opportunities.
Identify and publicize success stories, including sustainable Quick Wins, to recognize individual and team efforts, and to grow our CI Culture.
Perform all other essential duties as assigned.
About Us:
At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people?s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.
We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We?re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.
Olympus America Inc
Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled
Job Description:
Are you looking for a company that cares about people?s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people?s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We?re currently looking for a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to join us in our Center Valley, PA office.
Let?s inspire healthier lives, together.
The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt will be delivering efficiency, effectiveness and operational excellence, creating competitive advantage for Olympus. Working primarily with Sales, Marketing, Corporate Central Functions, Shared Services and Supply Chain, the ultimate focus of the incumbent will be on our customers? success and their satisfaction with the products and services that we provide. He/She will continually seek simple business process solutions, incorporating automation and mistake-proofing wherever possible, to improve our business performance. As a prominent member of our Project Management & Business Optimization Group, the incumbent's inspirational leadership and experience will significantly strengthen our culture of Continuous Improvement.
Company URL:
Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/
Posting Locations:
Pennsylvania, Center Valley
Job Family:
Corporate Strategy and Planning
Posting Title:
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Work Location:
Headquarters OCA
Auto req ID:
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