Quality Black Belt Specialist
Welland, ON
Role Summary

The Quality Black Belt Specialist will support team members within the facility in initiating, developing, and executing six sigma quality projects/initiatives that will drive measurable, sustainable improvements in Quality.

Essential Responsibilities

Lead and champion Product Quality Issue Management (PQIM) reviews and lead and facilitating root cause analysis and corrective/preventive actions.
Perform field failure and reliability analysis based on product performance in the field to identify top field failure modes and drive resolution through cross functional teams to meet or exceed customer defect targets.
Promote 6 Sigma Lean integration by promoting the strength of both methods to achieve business goals.
Train team members in Lean tools including but not limited to: Value Stream Mapping, Tact Time, 5S, 7 Types of Waste, Standard Work, Visual Management, Changeover Reduction, Flow, and Pull
Lead and be a team member on multiple projects simultaneously within stringent time constraints, using discretion and independent judgment with the ability to maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers, stakeholders and clients.

Bachelor Degree from an accredited university with a preference in Engineering or equivalent educational background with work experience in an industrial environment
Solid Lean, continuous improvement and root cause analysis background with prior process improvement assignments
Certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma
Familiarity with product Quality and Reliability methodologies including, MTBF, FMEA, Causal Effects Analysis, 8D, 5 Whys etc.
Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills, customer focused, enthusiastic.
Willingness and ability to travel
Desired Characteristics

Team player with proven mentoring and coaching abilities, demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire others and drive change within the organization to meet on team goals/objectives.
Proven facilitation and team leading skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
Ability to work effectively across functions, prior experience of developing and leading a team or significant multidisciplinary project.
Strong analytical skills with ability to identify and explain critical issues.
Unyielding Integrity & Credibility
Readiness for continuous improvement on your personal skills & on using Lean & Six Sigma Tools