Strategic Master Black Belt

Reference Number: SMBB_AGA_TBG
Location: Atlanta area

One of our top clients, an industry leader in manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging and related products, is seeking a Strategic Master Black Belt.  This MBB plays a key role partnering with the C-suite (CEO, CFO, CTO, CHRO, etc.) to drive transformational change at the Enterprise level in the company’s organization.

This MBB will facilitate the development of the project pipeline – partnering with business leaders and finance team to make data-based entries.  In summary, work with the Continuous Improvement organization and the business to ensure effective execution of the highest priority projects.

Why This Company is Unique:

  • Lean Six Sigma has executive backing and full customer support
  • Fortune 500 Most Admired Company
  • One key to their incredible success has been their exceptional Lean Six Sigma program, which has been responsible for continuous improvement efforts resulting in reduced costs, increased efficiency, and performance excellence.
  • Promote and give the tools necessary to help their employees excel – they invest in their people!
  • Hire, train and retain the best people in the industry
  • Relentless commitment to customer service


  • Participates as a strategic thought partner of the c-suite
  • Aligns overall productivity project pipeline with annual financial plan and Enterprise objectives
  • Ensures individual cross divisional projects within the segment are resourced in alignment with their expected annual business and financial contribution
  • Partner with the business units to develop work stream gap analysis and plan to close the gaps For example, training needed, identify process drift, better resource management.
  • Provide functional support for Black Belts, Green Belts and Practitioners
  • Provide training for Lean Six Sigma disciplines as needed

What Experience, Skills, and Attributes You Need to Succeed:

  • Passionate about Continuous Improvement and ability to make others successful
  • Proven successful work with Senior Leadership
  • Relevant years of industry experience with progressive growth in responsibility
  • A proven history of business impact while working in Continuous Improvement roles
  • Certified Black Belt with demonstrated ability to consistently deliver financial results
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, teach, and mentor technical and non-technical knowledge to hourly and salaried employees
  • Strong financial acumen with ability to create financial models used to support project selection and determine net project value to the P&L
  • Lean Training with demonstrated practical application
  • Proficient with Minitab, Microsoft Office, Visio, and/or Sharepoint
  • Driven with a sense of urgency to achieve results
  • Education: BS/BA; Advanced degree is a plus
  • Ability to travel


Our client offers a competitive base compensation plus an aggressive bonus opportunity.  In addition, the client offers an excellent benefits package including 401(k), medical and dental coverage, disability insurance, life insurance, educational assistance, and training programs.


The Strategic Master Black Belt is based in the Greater Atlanta Area.  Relocation assistance is available.

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