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Black Belt

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Reynosa, Mexico, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Black Belt

Purpose of Position.        

  1.  The full time Black Belt acting as a change agent will lead improvement projects, coach and menthor part time belts in the DMAIC/DESIGN methods and tools.


Major responsibilities and tasks of the position.

  1. Lead and execute cross-functional improvement teams to drive significant savings/improvements concurrently
  2. Support Master Black Belt in mentoring and coaching other Belts in DMAIC/DESIGN/Lean DMAIC methodologies and tools to ensure successful project completion.
  3. Help to identiify, develop and coordinate Performance excellence deployment and sustainability opportunities
  4. Works closely with other belts to apply formal data analysis approaches to projects.
  5. Determine the financial savings, scope and priority of projects to decide which ones to support
  6. Evaluate progress of projects and take corrective actions as necessary like: Removing roadlocks and reasigning resources

Internal and External Customers.

  1. Internal.
    •  Managers, Internal Project Stakeholders, Site PEx Champion, Divisional PEx Champion, Project leaders and other belts   
  2. External.
    •  None        

Personnel Directed.

  • None                 

Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements.


  •   BS Business Administration, Engineering Degree or equivalent              

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in fields: Quality, Engineering, Project Management, 6 Sigma and /or Lean Manufacturing
  • 3-5 years in engineering areas.

Technical Skills

  • Black Belt Certification with at least 2 completed projects with significative cost reduction
  • Advanced 6 Sigma, statistical tools and lean techniques experienced
  • Proven project leadership skills (set direction, managing priorities, see the “big picture”, sets and measures performance of key metrics)
  • Expert on looking for and finding improvement projects
  • Demonstrate PC skills using software packages (Microsoft Office, SPC XL, Minitab, etc).
  • Bilingual  

Additional Skills

  • Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with stakeholders
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • Presentation skills to all levels