Lean Six Sigma Expert

Olympus Center Valley , PA 18034

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people's lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We're currently looking for a Lean Six Sigma Expert to join us in our Center Valley, PA office. Working from home arrangements will be considered.

Let's inspire healthier lives, together.

The Lean Six Sigma Expert supports the continuous Improvement function of Olympus Corporation of the Americas (OCA) by reviewing and documenting complex cross-functional business processes to assist subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify opportunities for clarification, simplification, and improvement. He/ She coordinates with other members of the Project Management team to support execution on improvement opportunities where appropriate.

Job Duties:

As an Olympus Lean Six Sigma Expert working on the Continuous Improvement team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by leading strategic improvement projects, mentoring and training employees, and contributing to the overall success of the program. In a typical day, you will:

  • Assist functional SMEs to understand, develop and document complex cross-functional business processes using flowcharts and other process documentation following a consistent methodology.

  • Adhere to the consistent implementation of process documentation tools and methodologies, and trains subject matter experts on these techniques/tools as appropriate.

  • Work with other Business Process Analysts and key stakeholders in process redesign.

  • Support activities to optimize end-to-end process designs by continually searching for ways to identify solutions.

  • Mentor and train Business Process Analysts in lean six sigma techniques to broaden knowledge base and awareness of best practices.

  • Work with Project Management team colleagues to support process components of larger projects as required.

  • Work with Project Management team colleagues to seek support for subject matter experts to implement identified improvement opportunities as appropriate.

  • Performs other relevant duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in business process management, business administration, supply chain management, logistics, finance, computer science or related discipline.

  • Certification in lean, 6-sigma, or comparable process analysis and improvement techniques/tools

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience inclusive of at least 3 years of experience applying lean, 6-sigma or comparable process analysis and improvement techniques/tools in professional environment.


  • Proficient with Minitab, SPSS, JMP or other statistical analysis software.

  • Proficient with MS-Visio, iGrafx or other process mapping and modeling software.

  • Experience working with SAP and Sales Force Dot Com environments.

  • Ability and intellectual curiosity to learn new businesses and processes quickly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong desire to succeed and to facilitate the success of others.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

We realize work isn't just a job to you.

It's a big part of your life, but not the only part. That's why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks so you can be ready for where life can take you.

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