Six Sigma Black Belt

BAE Systems   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

Job Description
The person selected for the position will be responsible for supporting and driving focused projects across a variety of departments in the manufacturing operation’s organization. The selected individual must be able to operate independently, with the ability to use data to determine key business issues and Six Sigma opportunities for BAE Systems, and utilize various continuous improvement methods, including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools, to improve processes. Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in process capability and business processes to reduce defects and attain world-class levels of quality.


  • PC proficiency for SPC and Statistical data analysis and documentation
  • Apply quantitative statistical methods and analytical skills to assigned projects
  • In depth understanding of Lean manufacturing and risk assessment tools
  • Lead change by challenging conventional wisdom, developing and applying new methodologies, and creating innovative strategies.
  • Promote out-of-the-box and critical thinking.
  • Challenge old ways of doing business for purpose of developing new breakthroughs
  • Provide leadership, mentor and develop other individuals in the use of six sigma methods
  • Support Lean manufacturing training programs
  • Work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Effectively influence and motivate others
  • Project Management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good verbal presentation skills
  • Competently address various organizational levels
  • Manage and prioritize work load & direction with little or no supervision
  • Ability to travel when required

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certified (certification based on industry standards)
  • Ability to lead teams, and facilitate Kaizen events
  • Experience in teaching a variety of Lean and/or Six Sigma topics
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Lean certified (SME/Shingo/AME standards)

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Req #: 45790BR