Six Sigma Black Belt

Maple Leaf Foods   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 180 days ago

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• University degree (BSc., Engineering or Operations Management).
• Minimum 5 to 8 years of full-time work experience depending on level of responsibility; experience in manufacturing or supply chain and commercial, finance or other transactional functions an asset   
• Track record of delivering winning results  
• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills including application of process improvement and quality tools. Lives the value of getting things done in a fact based way
• Strong communication skills.  Ability to communicate well (verbal and written) with all levels of the organization, including senior leadership  
• Demonstrated ability to effect change through influence  
• Has led and/or coached prior continuous improvement projects.  Considered a strong coach on continuous improvement concepts  
• Experience in leading complex projects that require strong leadership, initiative, and change management would be an asset  
• Previous experience with Six Sigma tools and methodology is a requirement
• Demonstrated ability to implement and teach Lean Methodologies and Operational Excellence 


• Understand and support execution of site objectives. Assist with the identification and quantification of Critical Business Needs (CBN) and primary opportunities for improvement
• Facilitate OEE Continuous Improvement process with cross-functional site teams including setting of annual OEE improvement targets and facilitating weekly status reviews and action planning
• Support the facilitation and development of the site CI plan including project pipeline and monitoring the overall progress and status of the plan
• Ensure CI project teams are utilizing the appropriate improvement methodology (Six Sigma, Lean, OpEx tools) including training on tools and application as required
• Conduct business case and risk analysis as required. Provide CI Project Management support utilizing DMADV / PDCA framework
• Research and apply functional best practices within project scope
• Ensure sustainable results through application of change management and pragmatic control plans   
• Provide coaching to leaders on Six Sigma, Lean and OpEx methodology & tools
• Support Site Leaders in deployment of Operations Excellence framework including annual baseline assessment and pillar team deployment. Lead the Waste Elimination teams to build operator skills at identifying and eliminating waste.               
• Understanding and supporting functional objectives and strategies  
• Assisting with the identification and quantification of major opportunity areas, including the re-application of learning across MLF  
• Sit on management team at plant 
• Must be open to coaching and actively learn within the role.   
• Periodictravel may berequired for training or project work  


• Black Belts are provided with formal training in Six Sigma Methodologies and Tools which includes advanced statistical analysis and modeling, change management and project management  
• The Six Sigma organization has Technical Directors that have specialized knowledge in the tools and methodologies to provide ongoing coaching support for Black Belts  
• Black Belts are eligible for a variety of functional and leadership training programs provided by Maple Leaf Foods

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