Sr. Project Manager - Black Belt Design for Six Sigma

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: AMO30035811-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Vision, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager – Black Belt Design for Six Sigma, located in Milpitas, California.


Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. Since debuting the world’s first disposable soft contact lens in 1987, it has been helping patients see better through their world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. In 2017, J&J expanded into cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery (LASIK) and consumer eye health and now serves more than 60 million patients a day across 103 countries with its eye health portfolio. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Senior Project Manager (Black Belt) role is responsible for leading and mentoring R&D project teams through analytical problem solving and Design of Experiments needed to identify and resolve the root cause of project development issues.  This involves emphasis on the DMAIC problem solving methodology. 


Senior Project Manager – Black Belt Design for Six Sigma will:

  • Responsible for coaching teams on the use of Design for Six Sigma tools and facilitating foundation training workshops on topics such as Minitab, DOE, MSA, Statistical Sample Size, Tolerance Design and Process Control, and Innovative Problem Solving. 
  • Provide limited mentorship of R&D Green and Black Belt candidates. 
  • Heavy emphasis on facilitating and supporting the R&D Design Control product development process. 
  • Coordination of design control trainers brought in to teach the organization and internal subject matter experts needed to help the organization maintain consistently in the proper use of this process.

  • BA or BS in Engineering or Science fields or equivalent years of experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in new product development in technology-driven manufacturing industry (could be in Marketing, R&D, Clinical, Operations, etc. role)
  • 8 plus years of experience in Project Management role; Must demonstrate technical project management skills 
  • Medical device experience highly preferred but not required
  • Experience with MS Office including MS Project
  • PMP Certification preferred but not required
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt project certifications preferred, but not required.

Primary Location
United States-California-Milpitas
Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. (6233)
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