WuXi AppTec

LEAN/Six Sigma Specialist- Client Facing Processes and Project Management

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Lead DMAIC Projects within a facility of 400+ employees. 


  • Lead DMAIC Projects from identification through control phase.
  • Mentor DMAIC Projects led by others with less experience managing projects and/or less experience with lean and six sigma tools and thought processes.
  • Facilitate project identification and prioritization efforts with different departments and across the entire site.
  • Efficiently and accurately analyze all types of data (There are two MBBs within the organization that will support in this need).
  • Efficiently and accurately summarize and communicate all types of data to all levels of the organization, including recommendations of the path forward.
  • Coordinate and/or lead a select few projects across all three US sites.
  • Actively participate and coach managers during weekly site metrics meetings.
  • Build strong, positive working relationships with all functional areas.
  • Perform follow-up, ensuring proper progress and shared ownership of delivered results.


  • BA/BS in engineering or related experience with 5-10 years’ experience, including one year managing projects.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience required.
  • Black Belt Certification from a reputable organization, achieved through multiple project successes a plus. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interface with clients, corporate staff and other contacts.
  • Ability to formally present complex rationales, strategies or processes in a simple and succinct manner at all levels of  the organization.
  • Able to analyze and interpret data to guide teams to solid technical solutions, including corrective actions to quality audit findings.
  • Experience with working cooperatively in teams.
  • Skills in change management, scheduling, and communicating time sensitive tasks.
  • Experience and competency in electronic data management systems.
  • Ability to accomplish daily tasks through the use of appropriate computer equipment and software, including proficiency in Minitab, Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience managing small, medium, and large projects.
  • Experience at multiple facilities or business types a plus.
  • Experience teaching project management or other materials to professionals a plus.
  • Experience in a regulated industry a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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