Operational Excellence Lead in Danvers, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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    Danvers, MA
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Job Description

Seeking a certified Lean Six Sigma Black belt or Green belt with 2-3 years’ experience. To be considered for this role, candidates must possess skills in leadership, business, performance driven, strong communication, understanding data and statistics, etc. Preferred experience includes medical device, automotive, or aerospace industry experience. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to zburrell@apexlifesciences.com

Operational Excellence Lead

In this role, you will be leading Lean Sigma projects for the business.

Daily Requirements

  • Master all technical skills associated with Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, and other appropriate improvement techniques.
  • Plan, support, and provide training to others in the Lean Sigma methodology.
  • Develop and share new tools and techniques to further the advancement of Lean Sigma at location.
  • Lead change and partner with those responsible for managing change within departments that will be affected.
  • Advocate and influence appropriate change and quality needs across Medtronic, including project opportunities and selection.
  • Lead and manage quality efforts to be felt by both employees and our customers.
  • Complete Lean Sigma DMAIC training and Black Belt training.
  • Mentor Lean Sigma projects across the company; identifying and working to remove barriers that slow or prevent the successful completion of a Lean Sigma project
  • Attend and participate in WorkSmart Review sessions


  • BS degree in business, engineering, physical science, psychology, or technical discipline.
  • Proficient in the use of project management tools, and application of continuous process improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma or equivalent

Job Experience

  • 3-5 years in a business or technical role, with 2-3 years of experience in coaching and mentoring.


  • Proven leadership skills and business acumen; performance-driven
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interface and influence at all organizational levels
  • Excellent understanding of data analytic and statistical tools, capable of explaining the underlying concepts and principles.
  • Excellent decision-making skills, taking into account all relevant and stakeholders.
  • Black Belt and Green Belt Certifications are a plus