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Title Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
City Arlington
State VA
Description As an LSS MBB for the Army, you will be required to disseminate knowledge and train/coach Black Belts (and Green Belts when appropriate), take a direct leadership role in leading complex, enterprise-wide or strategic-level LSS projects and teach the Army LSS programs of instruction up to MBB.
Requirements - Leading Transformational Change. The MBB is the leading catalyst for continuous process improvement within the organization. The MBB, in coordination with Senior Leadership, is responsible for driving the long-range vision for LSS throughout the organization.

- Major Project Leadership. Leads large-scale projects and complex projects that involve multiple subordinate elements within the organization. Must be able to coordinate these projects with various Process Owners/Project Sponsors. Includes identifying opportunities; defining and justifying projects; negotiating resources; launching project teams; managing team activities; training, coaching and mentoring of belts assigned to teams; leading teams to execute projects; tracking project status and results; anticipating and removing barriers; and developing team members.

- Technical Leadership. Provide direction as a subject matter expert on the application of LSS methods to the organization‘s senior leadership, Process Owners, Project Sponsors and belts. He/she challenges Black Belts on their technical application of problem-solving tools to develop their skills. The MBB assists belts in preparing for tollgate reviews and participates in those reviews, when possible. The MBB consults with the other MBBs concerning managing change and the activities of the larger (Army-wide) Lean Six Sigma deployment.

- Coaching and Training of Team Members. Provide training and coaching to team members to spread the understanding of LSS tools and other process improvement methods.

- Communications. Assists in executing the strategic communications plan for the organization. Ensures two-way open communication throughout the organization regarding LSS activities and ensure best practices are communicated across the organization.

- Measuring Results. The provide project results and recommends corrective action, as required, when overall results do not meet expectations.

- Lead enterprise-level projects whereby the process steps are conducted across several Army Component Commands within one or more Core Enterprises. Directly link the financial and/or operational benefits achieved by these projects to the strategic goals of the enterprise and encompass the complete process in all the Service Component Commands in which it is performed.


- Must hold LSS MBB certifications – preferable DoD certification
- Must hold active Secret Clearance
- Ten years of experience working with complex enterprise-wide projects for organizations with multiple subcomponents and subordinate processes.
- Ten years of experience with any applied systems theory and dynamics, to include modeling is also required.
- Experience advising of senior leaders, coaching and mentoring of candidates working towards MBB, BB and Green Belt (GB) certifications.
- Demonstrated Execution and completion of LSS projects at the MBB level.
- Experience training MBB, BB and GB candidates to include effective team building.
-Bachelor's degree is required.

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