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Brunswick Brunswick Fort Wayne- LSS Black Belt in Fort Wayne, Indiana

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

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Job Summary

The LSS Black Belt plays an integral role in leading the organization change through formal and informal teaching venues, active 1-on-1 mentoring and troubleshooting with employees, Black Belt level project execution, and articulating a vision of a future state that influences others to change. The LSS Black Belt is a strong customer advocate, often looking at a process or outcome from a customer perspective and acting in the customer's best interest.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of inner drive and strong desire to tackle the biggest challenges in an organization. This person needs to be a leader in the organization that can influence others, outside of their reporting structure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage six sigma project portfolios in order to accomplish measurable business improvement.

  • Support the ongoing continuous improvement processes to enhance business results and customer loyalty utilizing DMAIC.

  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance in the application of Six Sigma tools and processes.

  • Lead cross functional teams that deliver sustained improvement to critical manufacturing and transactional processes to help management achieve strategic goals and impact financial results.

  • Must act as cross functional coach, as well as facilitator to gain buy in, resolve conflict and deliver results while challenging conventional thinking.

  • Maintain the integrity of the Six Sigma process in assigned areas of the organization utilizing Process Mapping.

  • Provide guidance to Green Belts regarding the utilization of six sigma principles for project management and problem solving for continuous improvement of the business.

  • Assess skill development needs of Green Belts and determine the required training for the transfer of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Lead Six Sigma projects as assigned by champions and sponsors to support improvement initiatives

  • Support the sharing of information, best practices and networking among Black Belts. Utilize MSA and FMEA in order to facilitate project selection and analysis.

  • Develop strong partnerships with business leadership and coordinate project closure and sign-off.

  • Ability to develop and maintain tools to calculate/validate capacities, takt time, cycle time, defects, COPQ, and line balance studies.

  • Leverage data analytics to make strategic and tactical business decisions.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Completes multiple projects while supporting Green Belts development.

  • Experience with DMAIC; VOC; Process Mapping; Utilization of six sigma principles for project management; Lean techniques Kaizen and KJ analysis; MSA and FMEA; Design of Experiments .

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all areas of the organization.

  • Strong computer skills including Data Capture, Manipulation, Reporting including fluency in MS Office.

Education Requirements

Three (3) to five (5) years' experience in a manufacturing environment. Experience can be academic exposure, Lean Manufacturing experience preferred. * B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent.

Green belt certificate and current activities towards achieving a Black Belt required, Black Belt certified preferred.

Physical Requirements – Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

Travel Requirements – 0% - 20%

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as marine propulsion, boats, and parts and accessories. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in 27 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.