Project Manager Process Improvement

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The Black Belt-Continuous Improvement will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business work-stream. The Black Belt will partner with a business leader to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals through leadership of individual projects or work-streams.



Provide leadership and direction to teams empowered to execute the Continuous Improvement strategy for efficiency, ease of doing business, and overall cost savings.

Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in process capability and process efficiency with a focus on EASY

Lead work-stream teams driving designs and business processes to reduce defects and attain world-class levels of quality

Lead, teach, and train team members in the use of continuous improvement tools (TQM, TPS, Lean, Six Sigma, VSM, etc.)

Coach and train Green Belts and Orange Belts

Work with leaders, PMs, Sr. PMs, and work-stream leads and teams to uncover and assess process improvement opportunities for US Foods and its partners

In conjunction with the entire Continuous Improvement Team, other leaders of quality and Quality Champions, serve as a change agent in institutionalizing process improvement, ease of doing business, and quality

Constantly seek, share, and implement best practices

Apply continuous improvement tools to improve process capability and eliminate defects

Lead and facilitate individual project or work-stream project teams

Communicate teams’ progress to Champions, Business Leaders, and Executives

Identify potential process improvement projects whenever and wherever possible

***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Advanced Analytical Degree preferred
  • Black Belt required

Related Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in project management strongly desired


  • Distribution, Logistics, Retail, Food, CPG all strongly desired
  • Certified Black Belt from an industry leading program is required
  • Lean Certification from and industry leading program is strongly desired
  • Consulting experience is preferred
  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and familiar with process improvement tools (TPS, Lean, Six Sigma, VSM, etc.)
  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement
  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Executive level presentation skills


IT Project Managers; Computer and Information Systems Managers

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