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Business Consultant- Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Apex Systems Biloxi Contractor
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Title: Business Consultant- Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Duration: 6 month contract-to-hire

Location: Ft. Stewart, GA

One of our clients in the Government Services arena is seeking a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt who will work with a diverse workforce composed of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force members.  Black Belt will help streamline operations, increase value and reduce waste.  The primary focus is development, enterprise project, project management, mentorship of belts, and support of the Belt Development Program.  Support the customer in the use of more sophisticated methodologies used by industry.  Methodologies include but is not limited to Business Process Management, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), and Lean. Provide mentoring, subject matter expertise, and belt training and facilitation services.



Mentoring is defined as a developmental partnership through which the contractor shares knowledge, skills, information and perspective to foster the personal and professional growth of a belt/practitioner.  Provide prefers face-to-face coaching and mentoring as well as audio conversations and web-enabled capabilities are viable options. Review and assist in the development of Quality Performance Plans (QPPs) and Continuous Process Improvement/Lean Six Sigma project management and execution.  Coordinate, mentor and review projects for technical accuracy. 

Subject Matter Experts

Provide education and technical guidance on the utilization of statistical software packages, including appropriate use of source data to achieve desired product.   This includes both normal and non-normal data.

Continuously monitor and perform analysis of project execution, and document and report findings to the customer.  Candidate shall provide aggregate analysis of mentoring and projects that demonstrate satisfactory performance.   Continuously assess program maturity and program change management planning as well as develop with customer approval a glide path to achieve higher levels of maturity.

Belt Training

Provide advanced leadership facilitation and training that address the challenges and issues senior and executive managers encounter.  Focused on team building, communication, decision making process, strategic planning, change management, and techniques to develop comprehensive outcomes for complex organizational issues.

Train and Mentor the Belt in practices consistent with the Standards of the CPI/LSS ASQ Body of Knowledge.  The Black Belt shall prepare each candidate accepted into the Belt Development Program to apply for Certification.

Knowledge of the following areas:

  • A3 Methodology
  • Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control Improvement Steps
  • Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, and Verify
    1. Tools include: Change Management, Customer Research, Failure Mode Effect Analysis / Error Proofing, Project Management, Quality Function Deployment, Process Simulation (Discrete, Dynamic, and Queuing), SIPOC/Process Map, Benchmarking, MOE (Measures of Effectiveness, E=Quality *Acceptance) Dashboards
  • Rapid improvement events


  • Possess at least a Bachelor’s degree such as Business Administration or Engineering. 
  • Possess a minimum of 3  years of relevant field experience.  CPI/LSS experience in the health care industry.
  • Practice continuously as a Black Belt since certification.
  • Possess experience in all elements of ASQ BB Book of Knowledge (BOK) or equivalent industry recognized quality organization (i.e. NCQA and others)
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience associated with successfully accomplishing the requirements above

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Team Building
Benchmarking (Project Management)
Coaching And Mentoring
Six Sigma Methodology
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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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