J.B. Hunt Transport Sr Black Belt in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00299093 Sr Black Belt (Open)

Job Title:

Sr Black Belt

Department:

Quality Management

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Under minimal supervision, the position is responsible for improving and standardizing our business processes on small- to large-scale projects in support of our business strategy. The position is responsible for business transformation using Lean and Six Sigma best practices through streamlined, efficient business processes, reporting, data visibility and analytics. The incumbent mentors Green Belts, depending upon certification level and/or experience.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes assigned projects under limited guidance by establishing business value and scope to accomplish measurable business process improvements.

  • Improves processes using Lean Six Sigma techniques by implementing advanced graphical and statistical decision-making tools.

  • Leads the project team to project resolution . Creates effective communications/presentations to senior management.

  • Implements solutions and establishes control plans with appropriate transition to process owners.

  • Mentors Green Belts, depending upon certification level and/or experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business Administration/Management, Statistics, or related field, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 5 years experience in Manufacturing or Transportation/Logistics. Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Experience in Lean, Kaizen, PDCA, DMAIC

Proficiency in MiniTab, Sigma XL, JMP or other statistical analysis tools.

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Chemical Engineering, Bachelors: Civil Engineering, Bachelors: Computer Engineering, Bachelors: Electrical Engineering, Bachelors: Industrial Engineering, Bachelors: Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors: Statistics

Language:

English (Required)

Work Experience:

Manufacturing, Transportation/Logistics

Certifications:

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification - International Association For Six Sigma Certification, LLC (IASSC)

Competencies:

Analytical Approach (Working Experience), Business Acumen (Working Experience), Group Facilitation (Extensive Experience), Problem Solving (Working Experience), Six Sigma Project Management (Working Experience), Statistical Analysis and Measurement (Working Experience), Value Realization (Working Experience)

Responsibilities:

Creates effective communications/presentations to senior management, Executes assigned projects under limited guidance by establishing business value and scope to accomplish measurable business process improvements, Implements solutions and establishes control plans with appropriate transition to process owners, Improves processes using Lean Six Sigma techniques by implementing advanced graphical and statistical decision-making tools, Leads the project team to project resolution, Mentors Green Belts, depending upon certification level and/or experience

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.