TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is seeking a Six Sigma Black Belt. Black Belts are responsible for front-line implementation of the Six Sigma system throughout TAMKO. Black Belts must provide leadership that inspires team members and other personnel to accomplish TAMKO’s mission, by utilizing the strategy and principles of TAMKO, including Six Sigma. Specific locations will be determined at the time of interview.
Summary of essential job functions
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Provide support to teams by providing them with the information, training and tools to succeed
•Lead and guide others in the practical use of the Six Sigma philosophy and tools
•Concentrate on never-ending improvement
•Aid in identifying and selecting projects that fit the strategic business needs. Continually monitor project progress and evaluate project opportunities in each area of the process.
•Promote and demonstrate effective and “boundaryless” communication to achieve “cross pollination” in all areas, at all levels
•Complete projects, analyses and reports in an accurate and timely fashion
•Direct and organize effective and efficient use of personnel and resources
•Promote the concept of ownership among the workforce
•Promote, utilize, and institutionalize teamwork and team concepts in the implementation of project teams and, as possible, in the day-to-day operation of the facility
•Travel up to 15%
•Other duties may be assigned
•Bachelor's degree in math, science or engineering, 4 to 10 years related work experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Understanding of advanced Six Sigma and statistical process control concepts, including control charts, variation, cause and effect relationships, Pareto principle (vital few/useful many) and process capability.
•Become certified as a Black Belt
Other Skills and Abilities
•Mentor Green belts
•Conduct and oversee Six Sigma training, as needed
•Positively resolve workgroup conflict
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this Job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
•Specific vision abilities required by this Job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
•While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits.
TAMKO® Building Products, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest independent manufacturers of residential and commercial roofing products (including MetalWorks® Steel Shingles), decking and railing products, waterproofing, cements and coatings. With 70 years in the industry, TAMKO’s success is the direct result of teamwork and enduring relationships with customers, suppliers and employees. Privately owned, TAMKO is committed to producing quality products with superior product support.
Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.
Bachelors or better in Mathematics or related field.