Six Sigma Black Belt

Hartford, CT

Posted: 06/19/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 265.18DH Pay Rate: 75,000 - 90,000

Six Sigma Black Belt

The Six Sigma Black Belt will have the following responsibilities:

  • Utilization of the DMAIC process to manage change throughout all levels and departments of the organization
  • Establish a framework of Continuous Improvement that includes CI resources within the company augmented by outside support as needed. Be the primary point of contact and manage all outside support CI resources
  • Develop, align and resource the Project/Kaizen portfolio based upon the business strategy and annual operating plan of the business
  • Develop and implement change management practices to create and maintain a Continuous Improvement culture across the sector
  • Train, support, and mentor the organization’s Kaizen Leads, and Six Sigma black belts
  • Personally lead major Kaizen, value stream mapping, strategic goal deployment, and lean initiate events and communicate those results throughout the organization. Coordinate the Continuous Improvement talent across the sector and develop a mentoring program to insure institutionalizing of the program
  • Track progress across the business relative to Process Excellence capability, development and implementation maturity. Establish appropriate metrics, and report on progress, achievements and associated business results.  This includes executive level reporting, management updates and best practice sharing
  • Ensure that company’s education and training curriculum and content is meeting the needs of the sites and corporate capabilities, and work with the Global LSS Team to develop and improve training material
  • Increase deployment knowledge, skills and effectiveness through reading of book, seminar attendance and visiting companies outside of company. Explore and review Best Practices so that they can be incorporated and deployed across all sites as needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  265.18DH


  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant business operational leadership experience with increasing breadth and responsibility
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Six Sigma, 5S, Kaizen, and Lean disciplines; Black Belt certification required
  • Background in training and mentoring of Six Sigma/Lean principles at multiple levels
  • Demonstrated ability to attain measurable objectives of cost reduction or efficiency improvements without having direct control over the resources
  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Mathematical aptitude and ability to conduct basic and complex statistical analysis
  • Experience in multiple functional areas of a company
  • Mastery of Continuous Improvement tool set
  • Proven ability to lead change
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take into consideration multiple factors when dealing with situations, challenges and opportunities and understand the importance of enterprise-wide outcomes
  • Ability to identify results and outcomes aligned with business direction and strategies
  • Use logic reasoning and creative innovative strategies to identify approach, conclusions, and alternative solutions
  • Ability to work with complex situations that consists of several inter-related dimensions

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  265.18DH

Devin Heffernan

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