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Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job #: 7541
Title: Chemical Engineer-Six Sigma
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
30 miles commuting distance from Philadelphia
Relocation Paid?: NO


Our client is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, creating more environmental-friendly, intelligent and sustainable solutions through chemicals and plastics. Known for innovative solutions such as Im green Polyethylene made from renewable sugarcane and UTEC, the companys own trademarked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for high performance applications, their products and technologies enable the automotive, packaging, healthcare, and construction industries to produce goods that enhance quality of life for people around the world.

Global organization with US. headquarters in Philadelphia with six production plants located in Texas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and an Innovation and Technology Center in Pittsburgh. This is a large organization which is growing in the US and Mexico.


They are seeking a permanent Focus Improvements Leader with plant experience in manufacturing, preferably in chemical plant or refinery environment to lead these initiatives across the US enterprise.

This position is responsible for leading the Focused Improvements Program and supporting Business Improvements initiatives. The Focused Improvements Program is a systematic means of identifying and prioritizing opportunities within the Industrial area and initiating projects to capture the significant opportunities.

This position will be responsible to:

Train and develop Team Members on Six Sigma / DMAIC methodology and statistical tools. Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Team Members working on Improvements projects.

Support Six Sigma Project Leaders with project charter development, evaluation and financial validation through regular meetings and mentoring. Assess project progress for Leaders.

Review and assess project submissions for Belt Certifications.

Develop and lead Six Sigma recognition program.

Lead cross-functional Six Sigma projects with high customer and dollar impact.

Lead business process redesign projects by training participants, developing / validating team charter, facilitating meetings and provoking new thought processes. Ensures process changes are sustainable by ensuring appropriate documentation and training is developed and communicated.

Support Site Leader on Project Reviews / Champion Review Meetings


US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or MBA.

10 years of working related experience.

Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt Certification or Green Belt Certification with desire to become Black Belt Certified.

Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues from all areas, including engineering, manufacturing, commercial, supply chain, finance, information technology and members of the leadership team.

Must have good analysis skills, effective communication skills, the ability to interact well with others, and the ability to provide information to senior management in a concise format.

Advanced facilitation skills.

Strong Microsoft Excel PowerPoint and Visio skills.

Strong knowledge of statistical software, e.g., Minitab, JMP.

Preferred Experience:

Plant experience in manufacturing, preferably in chemical plant or refinery environment

Experience in commercial or supply chain role

Experience leading improvement projects in a manufacturing / production process

Experience in Product Development Projects (DFSS / DOE)

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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