7 Best Companies Looking for Lean Six Sigma Professionals like You

As a certified quality manager looking for a change, or as a new entrant in the world of Lean Six Sigma, you are obviously looking for the best companies that can make your career graph shoot skywards - right?  Here are the 7 best companies that are looking for Lean Six Sigma pros, or well-trained quality management personnel to add more value to their organizational resources. Let’s see what they have on their cards for you!

7 Best Lean Six Sigma Companies to Work For!

1. 3M

3M, headquartered in Maplewood, Minnesota, is on top of this list because of its corporate initiatives pertaining to Lean Six Sigma, among many other growth strategies related to global sourcing, eProductivity, cost control, etc.  With its Lean Six Sigma professionals serving as value drivers, this American multinational conglomerate has more than 30000 successful Six-Sigma based projects under its belt. Become a part of 3m’s Talent Community with your credentials in place; you’ll love the work environment and the salary package alike.

2. McKesson Corporation

Be it McKesson’s strategies for geriatric formularies, key priorities for hospitals, or new drug launches, Lean Six Sigma methodologies have helped the Company attain benchmarked success. How would you like to add to its internal savings and service capabilities with your Lean Six Sigma expertise and experiences? Here, along with multiple crossroad opportunities pertaining to quality and process improvements, the package on offer would include special benefits, scope of advanced learning, and more. McKesson Corp had made it to the list of "Best places to work for Six Sigma Professionals" compiled by iSixSigma in the year 2010 – be there!

3. Abbot

At Abbot, Lean Six Sigma professionals learn and develop proactive approaches to health and wellness. So, armed with your Lean Six Sigma certification, you may like to join Abbot for fostering your growth via comprehensive learning packages, competitive compensations, diverse and meaningful work environment, and a lucrative salary structure. Among many others, Abbott holds claim to the Shingo Prize for operational excellence at the international level; this award is bestowed by the Shingo Institute @ Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University.

4. Textron

Textron – a name that is synonymous with Lean Six Sigma applications is a $13.4 billion multi-industry organization with over 34,000 employees. It caters to the global demands of aircrafts, industrial /finance businesses, defense and intelligence, etc. and is reputed for providing innovative solutions and simulated systems. The Company has many experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification holders to its name. With a client list comprising of the likes of E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Kautex, Jacobsen, Lycoming, etc., Textron is an opportunity that you may not like to miss in a hurry.

5. Chevron

Leadership and Six Sigma go hand in hand at Chevron. The winner of BSI’s 2010 Oil and Gas Supply Chain Excellence Award, Chevron Corp. (USA) has exceeded financial benefits of $500 million in the year 2010 with its Lean Six Sigma initiatives. The Company is looking for Six Sigma certified professionals to add to its ever-increasing team, wherein they will be guided by a set of values known as the “Chevron Way.” With your confidence in handling big challenges in QM, you may be just the right candidate for them!

6. Xerox 

Xerox, operating out of Norwalk, Connecticut, occupies a pride of place on the list of Fortune 500 companies. In order to keep pace with the dynamic shifts in the industry, Xerox Corp has integrated proven Six Sigma methods and tools for providing simple solutions to complicated problems. The innovative technologies and diverse services used by the Company have contributed volumes to its business results and customer experiences, thereby allowing for its place on this list.

7. BAE Systems

Are you looking for a quality driven, super-challenging work environment in an aerospace, global defense and security company? BAE Systems, with 83,400 people on its employee roll worldwide, is seeking able Lean Six Sigma professionals to add to its diverse workforce The company uses Lean Six Sigma for executing most projects and celebrates its apprentices and employees in more ways than one, and with impressive salary figures in place. Go for it.

We are sure that our list of 7 best companies looking for Lean Six Sigma professionals will help you chalk out your career plans convincingly. Do you have any more inputs that you would like to share with other aspirants holding Lean Six Sigma certifications? We would love to hear from you soon.

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