Black Belt

Full-time, Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

Shanghai, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


- Takes responsibility for leading teams in the execution of complex Lean Six Sigma projects in manufacturing and business sites that deliver benefits in excess of €400k.
- Provides those working on the projects with a clear sense of direction, motivating and empowering them to initiative sustainable improvements to their current processes and work environments.  Builds teamwork through engagement and aligns team members by tying to individual and collective goals.
- Uses data and all sources of information to break down scenarios to root causes, to find patterns and relationships and to solve problems in a practical, permanent way. 
- Maintains a customer focus and uses it to drive for improvement in the BU business and processes.
- Pushes for innovative improvements but understands the need for assessing risks and balancing relative to practicality and compliance. Challenges existing boundaries but does not compromise on legal or safety requirements. 
-  Able to identify improvement opportunities and assist process owners in writing concise project charters to define the problem statement, desired future state and benefit to be achieved
- Conducts Lean Six Sigma content based workshops and site audits as required to help sites improve their performance.
- Trains and coaches Brown Belts and Green Belts in the details of Lean Six Sigma and the successful execution of local projects.
- Assists in the education and training of the BU employee population, including supervisors and management on the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma.
- Supports the Master Black Belts in realizing the goals of the L6S program.   

Job Requirements

- Bachelor/Master degree (preferable in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Supply Chain)
- Experience in project management
- Passion for change, continuous improvement,customer focused
- Self-motivated, independent,confident,innovative, open minded

- Ability to work with multiple cultures, countries, Able to effectively interact with all levels in the organization 

- Strong computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint, JMP)

- Fluent in English, verbal and written

- Willingness to travel as required, internationally and domestically; as much as 60% 








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Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
Shanghai_Eco City
Business unit
Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives
Job characteristics
Job family
ISC Management
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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