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Six Sigma Black Belt


Tupelo, MS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

The Black Belt will complete a structured training/certification program provided by the Cooper Tire Lean Six Sigma (CTLSS) program and will work closely with Production Personnel to optimize processes. In this position, you will be assigned complex problem-solving tasks and follow the DMAIC process as well as mentor Green Belt associates.


Job Specific Duties: 

  • Work collaboratively with Internal Customers to improve production operations

  • Measurement System Analysis

  • Become a Process Expert in all phases of production operations in assigned department

  • Use various Six Sigma tools to help determine key inputs that are affecting the outcome of a process in an effort to reduce variation or waste

  • Lead Quality and Throughput Improvements in assigned area


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business

  • Extensive experience in Project Management and leading project teams

  • Excellent communication skills and an aptitude to master the required statistical training


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have displayed potential as future leader

  • Prior Green Belt certification 


Cooper Tire, recently acquired by Goodyear, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.
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Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

Job Segment: Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Management, Technology

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