Black Belt
Los Angeles , California
January 03, 2017
TEKsystems is looking for a Black Belt for one of their clients in the Northwest Arkansas area. This person can sit in Los Angeles, Columbus, or Dallas.

As a Black Belt, you will lead the development and implementation of business processes working closely with all levels of the organization to define, continuously improve and audit the business processes. In this role, time will be spent directing workflow, performing project management, and maintaining alignment of teams and business processes with the company's strategic goals. This person must be Black Belt Certified with 5+ years of experience.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Be the Owner
  • Understands the business processes in detail as well as the intricacies and challenges of the functional business area
  • Analyzes business initiatives by understanding process outcomes to maximize results relative to company strategy
  • Lead Process Improvement
  • Authors process documentation, including current state analysis, recommendations, future state and preliminary (high-level and notional) implementation plans
  • Solicits feedback from internal customers to determine best response to continually improve process performance
  • Communicates business process enhancements and prioritization of solution requests and approved projects within the business process areas, ensuring that projects / requests align with the technology that best provides maximum return on investment
  • Directs workflow and acts as project manager for assigned skills and other initiatives. Works extensively with IT and other departments to successfully drive projects to completion
  • Manage Metrics and Performance
  • Defines and establishes consistent end to end business processes, success criteria, KPIs and targets
  • Provides assistance in the development of business cases that effectively illustrate the value of the need -- from cost/benefits and alignment to the enterprise and business goals
  • Performs audits on the execution of the processes "go look go see" ensuring the documents are timely and compliant; potentially requiring some travel

Competencies-Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
  • Proven ability to accept, adapt and implement change in an ever-changing environment
  • Strong ability to think creatively, identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures in order to increase customer satisfaction and reduce expenses.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and drive to completion within deadlines
  • Proven experience consulting with business leaders to break down seemingly complex problems into actionable tasks
  • Highly analytical with ability to solve complex problems that include the application of both good business sense and common sense
  • Ability to look across a portfolio of multiple projects and programs, analyze complex data and processes, identify potential risks, draw meaningful conclusions, and make business recommendations
  • Proactive and solutions-focused with an ability to deal effectively with difficult interactions and tough issues

Qualifications/Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in business process improvement (e.g., Business Process Reengineering, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, ISO), to include process data gathering and analysis, process mapping in MS Visio, formulating viable improvement recommendations, and implementing process recommendations
  • A four year degree from an accredited university in Industrial Engineering or related field; MS or MBA is considered a plus
  • Prioritize workload and has great sense of urgency
  • Experience facilitating meetings, clarifying action items, and fostering productive conversations
  • Experience collaborating with executive and senior leaders, contractors, IT staff, and directorate partners well

    Successful candidates will have:
  • A solid working knowledge of structured query language, and Microsoft Office Suite tools
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience authoring reports and briefings from scratch and concisely and logically conveying written information tailored to diverse audiences
  • Highly competent in influencing without authority through knowledge, skills, and relationships

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email for other accommodation options.

A little about us:
TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise and IT services, enabling them to meet their business objective.

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