KIK Custom Products

  • Six Sigma Black Belt - Operational Excellence Engineer

    Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/19/2017 8:13 PM)
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    KIK's  Elkhart location is a large campus and houses 2 manufacturing facilities. KIK’s two manufacturing facilities in Elkhart, Indiana are FDA registered and specialize in blending, fillling and packaging a wide variety of  brand label aerosol and liquid personal care, pharmaceutical, and Over the Counter consumer packaged goods.



    Our Operational Excellence Engineering team, led by a Six Sigma Master Black Belt drives lean and six sigma thinking mentality throughout the site via project achievements, training, communicating success. We are seeking a SS Black Belt who will challenge status quo and believes that processes can and should be improved. The OpEx team drives prioritization of   lean efforts with SLT to focus on those that delivers most value to the production line. Highly accountable for delivering results.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Facilitates and drives change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal, professional, and collaborative skills.
    • Ability to work within the site at all levels utilizing a very “hands on” approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for the operation’s Continuous Improvement efforts.
    • Provides leadership / mentoring / training to project teams on the use and practice of Lean methodologies and tools.
    • Improvement projects include, but are not limited to, changeover reduction, batch cycle time improvement, waste reduction, and constraint improvement.
    • Responsible for planning and assisting in the execution of various Continuous Improvement projects targeted towards improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, productivity, and cost.



    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. 


    • Bachelor degree (or higher) in area of discipline
    • Six Sigma Black Belt
    • 2 - 5+ Years experience in Lean Manufacturing environment and/or Six-Sigma in manufacturing environment with demonstrated results.
    • This position does not offer employment visa sponsorship now or in the future




    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!

    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. 


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