Lean Six Sigma Black Belt* (Indianapolis, IN)

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn't exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it's important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking."- JohnBanovetz,executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role
The person hired for the position of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt will use tools and methodologies to enhance our business and financial performance by systematically responding to customer needs, improving portfolio mix, growing market share, impacting pricing policies, and other important business levers to drive growth and overall operational excellence. Black belts will lead and collaborate on high visibility business projects.

As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
  • Leading and supporting projects that have high impact on business results
  • Directly supporting MBB's culture change activities
  • Consistently seeking, sharing, and implementing best practices
  • Teaching, mentoring, and coaching Green Belts to optimize functioning of Lean Six Sigma teams
  • Looking for applicability of tools and methods to areas outside of current focus
  • Communicating progress to Champions, Leadership Teams, and Master Black Belts
  • Establishing control plans and monitoring appropriate metrics to validate project results are achieved and track improvements
  • Lead the hopper process in support of Process Owners and Champions
  • Influencing the organization cross-functionally and leading management of change activities


Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution


Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a science, engineering, or supply chain discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) combined years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, and/or quality
  • High Potential Code inyour current or recent Employee Performance Review
  • Prior experience participating in Green Belt Projects and/or Green Belt Certification
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management, DMAIC, and Lean
  • Demonstration of Culture Elements
  • Effective facilitation, communication, and teaching skills


The job grade for this position will be aligned with the successful candidate's current job grade. The job grade range for this role is JG 10-14. Candidates that are below the job grade minimum are welcome to apply and will be assessed for potential promotion into the role should they be selected.

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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More Information on 3M
3M operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Maplewood, MN and Cottage Grove, MN. 3M was founded in 1902. It has 64670 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 2 open jobs at 3M, click here.
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