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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (FS1) in Columbus, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 43557

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.  Our client in Columbus, Ohio is seeking to hire multiple Lean Six Sigma Black Belts to help lead complex, strategic, and multi-generational project programs within the organization. This position is responsible for leading and implementing Lean Six Sigma projects to improve business performance in alignment with key initiatives across the organization.

Role Description:

  • This role will be part of a highly skilled team of change agents working with all functional areas of the business as well as customers and suppliers.
  • Candidate will develop, execute and sustain effective process improvements that drive process and productivity improvements utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Duties will include execution of projects, data analysis and preparation, and training Lean Six Sigma methodology.
  • This position serves as a change agent by driving the required cultural transformation and the adoption of successful Lean Six Sigma process improvement practices and by diagnosing barriers to project success and facilitating resolution. 


The right candidate will possess excellent leadership and facilitation capabilities, customer centricity, problem solving skills, data analysis skills, and experience in the implementation of change initiatives, workflow simplification, process improvement and project management.

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • BS in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization 
  • Ability to work within a matrix management environment 
  • Work with minimal supervision 
  • Proven track record of operational execution 
  • Working knowledge and proven application of the principles and philosophies of Lean Six Sigma
  • Ability to understand customer / client issues and creatively apply solutions to real-world issues with world-class result
  • Project Management Skills - Ability to organize and schedule people and tasks; Use goals to guide actions and create detailed action plans; manage multiple projects
  • Ability to foster cross-team learning and team building skills
  • Execution oriented, with a strong sense of urgency around tangible results
  • Able to demonstrate leadership without formal authority
  • Strong written and oral communication / presentations skills
  • Work well in a team environment, with sound negotiation and issue resolution skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills 
  • Polished interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams to achieve a common goal
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts 
  • Ability to stay objective and fair when dealing with sensitive situations;
  • Find a win-win approach
  • Strong customer focus - understand what drives customer satisfaction and prioritize customer needs
  • Ability to assume a role of authority as necessary; advocate new ideas, even when risk is involved; delegate responsibility and empower teams to make decisions; provide constructive feedback to others
  • Ability to apply systems thinking to generate solutions; focus on process rather than isolated events; Use tools to define problems; Be systematic in identifying problem areas and opportunities 
  • Being open to change (positive or negative) in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Accepting and adhering to high ethical, moral, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others. 
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced environment with little supervision. 
  • Ability to identify root cause of problems and creatively problem solve. 
  • Quality focused, attentive to detail, and result-oriented. 
  • Ability to influence positive change effectively. 
  • Prior experience using word processing, spreadsheet, statistical analysis, and presentation software. 
  • Travel is required (20%)