Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 6,100 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com.
Operational Excellence Black Belt - Nuclear Fuel Services - Erwin, TN
Summary Description of Job:
Execute projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to show desired results in process efficiency, customer satisfaction, risk reduction, and financial savings. This position will develop solutions to complex problems by coordinating various resources and goals throughout the facility. This position trains employees in Lean, Six Sigma, data analysis, and other improvement tools.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Execute projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to show desired results in process efficiency, customer satisfaction, and financial savings. 2. Facilitate teams effectively, establishing consensus for improvements and action items. 3. Develop solutions to complex problems by coordinating various resources and goals throughout the facility. 4. Evaluate work scopes to ensure they support the strategic goals of the company. 5. Justify recommended changes using data analysis and evaluation. 6. Accountable to project champion and senior management for progress on improvements and changes for projects. 7. Provides training in Lean, Six Sigma, data analysis, and other improvement tools to Yellow Belt candidates, management, and technical staff. 8. Works with the champion and senior staff to develop business cases for projects. 9. Utilizes software and media to communicate with senior staff, project champions, and the customer. 10. Coach and mentor Yellow Belts, other Black Belts, and other staff members in the use of process improvement tools and methodologies. 11. Function as a change management facilitator. 12. Drive the company culture to one of continuous improvement by training, mentoring, and providing ownership for staff members. Education:
B.S. Degree OR eight (8) years of relevant experience for each year of college in lieu of degree.
Experience Requirements of Job (Beyond educational or equivalent):
Six (6) to eight (8) years’ experience.
Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.
BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status. Nearest Major Market:
Asheville Nearest Secondary Market:
Location/Region: Erwin, TN