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Sr Six Sigma Consultant / Master Black Belt, UHC - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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757206 Sr Six Sigma Consultant Master Black Belt UHC Telecommute

Sr Six Sigma Consultant / Master Black Belt, UHC - Telecommute (757206)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions by assisting with Operational Projects throughout the organization! Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


This Senior Six Sigma Consultant position is a Master Black Belt role with the Franchise Performance Group. This role will coach Black Belts within the business and partner with business leaders to drive Operational Excellence deployment. The position will also lead large-scale, cross-functional projects as needed requiring the application of DMAIC, DMADV, Lean and Project Management skills.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coaching Black Belts, Green Belts and other Lean Six Sigma practitioners in their application of Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Facilitating Lean, Kaizen, Rapid Decision Making and other problem solving and improvement sessions
  • ing DMAIC, DMADV, Lean and Project Management methodologies to successfully complete improvement projects and realize targeted benefits
  • Developing Operational Excellence strategy and goals with accountability to meet goals for assigned business areas
  • Providing expert knowledge and support of Operational Excellence strategies across UnitedHealthcare
  • Influencing business partners to drive adoption and organizational maturity in Lean Six Sigma

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field and/or equivalent education and experience
  • 5+ years of Lean Six Sigma and Project Management experience
  • Certified Black Belt with demonstrated ability to successfully lead projects and perform in a Master Black Belt role
  • 3+ years of experience planning and tracking projects, working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions
  • Strong Minitab skills with ability to select, and coach the appropriate tools
  • Moderate to advanced Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate process improvement events and meetings with all levels of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and balance multiple accountabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Project Management Certification
  • Previous experience teaching Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology in a classroom setting

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: six sigma, black belt, master black belt, insurance, healthcare, process improvement, project management, program management, Telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home

Job Details

  • Contest Number757206
  • Job TitleSr Six Sigma Consultant / Master Black Belt, UHC - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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