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Continuous Improvement Black Belt

Company: Ingevity
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Family Group:Engineering Are you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve people's lives? Meet Ingevity. At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner. Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each person's unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world. Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, we'd love for you to join Ingevity! As the Continuous Improvement (CI) Black Belt, you will help drive the passion and pursuit to improve every day at Ingevity. - This role will help build greater continuous improvement capabilities across the organization and direct initiatives to support the company's goals. - You will own critical components to achieve and enhance a sustainable CI culture, including the oversight of the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) program. - As a part of owning LSS, the role will work closely with our company leadership in further equipping and developing others in CI. Specific accountabilities include:

  • Support the deployment of CI throughout Ingevity.
  • Partner with CI Champions and other Leaders to drive continuity of improvement efforts and to identify best practices as related to LSS.
  • Oversee all aspects of the CI LSS Green Belt and Black Belt program including training, certification, projects, value tracking, and mentoring.
  • Facilitate or sponsor CI efforts such as process studies, Lean Kaizen events, and LSS projects.
  • Head multiple LSS projects focused on key strategic goals.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for statistical analysis and stable operations techniques.
  • Prepare reports summarizing CI performance on a routine basis, including an Ingevity LSS dashboard.
  • Assist with detailed analysis studies and provide recommendations.
  • Assist in CI Communications across multiple platforms.
  • Collaborate with other functional groups, including IT Plant Systems and Process Control, to identify opportunities where LSS can be utilized within existing or new technologies. What you need to succeed:
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in support of manufacturing with demonstrated experience in Lean and Six Sigma.
    • B.S. in Engineering. Other technical degrees will be considered with relevant professional experience in Continuous Improvement.
    • Six Sigma Black Belt (or equivalent) experience required.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Minitab.
    • Incumbent must have strong communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.
    • Travel requirement up to 35%, dependent on home office location.
    • This role may be located at or near any of Ingevity's domestic site locations.
    • This position is eligible for relocation assistance.
    • This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate -must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US. Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect - a culture where everyone belongs. Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes. -

Keywords: Ingevity, Charleston , Continuous Improvement Black Belt, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

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