Master Black Belt Manager

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Job Title:
Master Black Belt Manager
Location:
Chicago
State:
IL
Company:
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Master Black Belts to the next level. These talented employees are responsible for teaching, coaching, problem solving major concerns on priority issues for the organization, delivering project results, and supporting the plant in significant change initiatives—all within an environment that embraces the principles of the Ford Production System.

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:
  • Use a Six Sigma approach to improve all areas of the business
  • Implement and lead Ford NA Six Sigma strategy within manufacturing plant
  • Coach Plant OCM, Black belts and Green belts in strategic problem solving and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Coach, lead and assist problem solving teams at Ford facilities and suppliers
  • Teach Six Sigma Black Belt and Green Belt classes, Help prepare students for certification
  • Coach and teach Ford Production System methods including standards and project selection
  • Coach and mentor Black Belts and Green Belts to use 6 Sigma tools properly and complete projects
  • Run 6 Sigma Kaizen projects to support resolution of significant issues
  • Lead 6 Sigma continuous improvement projects to resolve significant issues
  • Liaison with other business units on best practices and 6 Sigma knowledge
  • Support implementation of Ford Production System standards and continuous improvement tools
  • Drive implementation of continuous improvement methodology and sustainability strategies with plant leadership
  • Provide Ford Production System assistance and training to the plant as required
  • Coach and teach Ford Production System methods including standards and project selection.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Interface with plant hourly, salaried personnel and plant management team members
  • Demonstrate an ability to resolve diverse problems
  • Work well under pressure and to be able to work under crisis management when necessary
  • Work and multi-task in fast pace environment
  • Teach Quality Operating System methods and principles

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Master Black Belt Certified
  • 3+ years of manufacturing production in a union environment
  • 3+ years of working with Microsoft Office experience
  • 3+ years of years of managerial experience leading teams

Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering discipline or strong manufacturing experience preferred
  • 7+ years of manufacturing production experience
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Experience with implementing and sustaining continuous improvement strategies
  • Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


 
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