Black Belt

A professional who is considered a subject matter expert in the Lean Six Sigma methodology.  They are proficient in all aspects of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control phases.  They lead process improvement projects usually in a full time role.  Black Belts should lead two to three high impact projects each year. Some responsibilities of a Black Belt include:

•  Leads Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects where tangible results are realized by the business.
•  Has an expert level understanding of the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge.
•  Demonstrates an ability to achieve results in any Six Sigma project.
•  Acts as an internal consultant for process improvement efforts.
•  Coaches and mentors Green Belts.