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CI Black Belt

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

At Tate and Lyle, we are dedicated to making more than extraordinary ingredients. We are purpose driven company dedicated to improving lives for generations through supporting healthy living, building thriving communities, and caring for our planet.

Role Purpose

The CI Black Belt will be responsible for building continuous improvement capabilities across the organization and leading a portfolio of initiatives supporting the Company and Department goals. The position will act as a lead change agent for lean process improvement implementations and improvement of capabilities of people and systems. This position will foster a culture of continuous improvement and sustainment while facilitating and educating continuous improvement tools across the organization.

What will you do? Good question! Some accountabilities include:

  • Mentors, coaches and trains Green Belts and other members of project teams.
  • CI Black Belts must be clear and effective communicators to succeed in their roles as Six Sigma leaders, mentors, coaches and trainers. In the course of their day, Black Belts will communicate with employees at all levels of the company. They must be able to speak the language of CI and Lean 6 Sigma.
  • Plan and manage a portfolio of process improvement initiatives using industry recognized process improvement methodologies and tools
  • Conduct and facilitate process improvement projects and ongoing facility gap assessments around continuous improvement efforts
  • Act as a change agent to foster and support a daily work improvement culture throughout the organization
  • Participate/facilitate process improvement and strategic goal setting sessions throughout the business
  • Drive the data collection and analytics to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborate with internal partners to ensure effective integration of initiatives as well as to foster collaborative and organizational learning
  • Analyze opportunities as well as guide and plan actions around continuous improvement initiatives
  • Propose and implement process improvements
  • Identify trends and process variations as part of establishing a continuous improvement monitoring system
  • Assist in development of Global Operations CI strategies
  • Supports the business in decision making through data and interpretation from a lean perspective
  • Assist in standardizing and sharing Best-In-Class continuous improvement practices throughout the organization.

About You

You will have a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or related field. Lean 6 Sigma training / certification preferred.

We'd also ask that you bring to the table, 2-7 years of experience in managing process improvement or related projects. Experience with Continuous Improvement projects preferred. Familiar with a variety of CI concepts, practices, and procedures also preferred. Process industry experience preferred.

  • For over 160 years, our ingredients and expertise have helped make food and beverages healthier and tastier all around the globe. Our purpose is simple: to help people all over the world make healthier and tastier food and drink choices, whilst supporting our communities and caring for our planet, not just today but for the future. With you on our team, we can continue to live our purpose Improving Lives for Generations!


California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Tate & Lyle, Decatur , CI Black Belt, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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