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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.  

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Main domain/Job field

Support functions - Continuous improvement

Job title

Black Belt

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Employees / Staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

We are seeking a Black Belt dedicated 100% of the time to lead strategic business improvement projects throughout the organization. The Black Belt will be responsible for energizing the organization using Lean Sigma tools to positively impact Cost, Quality, Delivery Performance, Cash and Customer Satisfaction. You will work closely with leadership at all levels to ensure continuous improvement efforts are driven throughout the organization through sharing of best practices.

Additional description

• The Leadership of complex DMAIC & change projects at cross-functional and cross-site level.
• Coaching Green Belts to develop technical Lean-Sigma and change management competencies.
• Leading improvement related events including Kaizen, problem solving workshops and Business Process Re-engineering.
• Facilitating the development of appropriate management competencies and behaviors in support of on-going improvement against strategic objectives.
• Oversee improvement activities ensuring the effective utilization of the Lean-Sigma toolset and compliance with SAFRAN standards where applicable.
• Oversee activities relating to employee engagement & empowerment in improvement ensuring compliance with SAFRAN standards where applicable.
• Supporting the site Master Black Belt in the development of Lean-Sigma deployment within Safran Landing Systems Canada, Inc.
• Participate as a Member of the site and Lean-Sigma community.

Interfaces with:
• Black Belts and Site Master Black Belt. • Site Senior Managers.
• SAFRAN+ Project Managers. • Site Financial Controller.
• Site Green Belts.

Candidate skills & requirements

• Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering/Business/Operations or related field, coupled with a Minimum of 10 years' experience in leadership of continuous improvement and change projects in an industrial domain
• Experience working with teams including senior management.
• Expertise in Lean and Six-Sigma methodologies and toolsets together with expertise in the coaching of operational teams and individuals.
• Proven track record in operational roles in aerospace or industrial companies (e.g. Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality)
• Black Belt Certified in an industrial environment with thorough knowledge of generic key business processes.
• Customer focused and results oriented.
• Excellent training and facilitating skills with experience in coaching/mentoring/training and influencing decision-making processes
• Proficiency in the use of common software packages including Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, Visio, Minitab and Project
• Occasional Travel may be required
• Bilingualism would be an asset

The above statements reflect the general items considered necessary to describe principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Other duties may be assigned as per management instruction
The above statements reflect the general items considered necessary to describe principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Other duties may be assigned as per management instruction.

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

Minimum age of 18 years.

Canadian Controlled Goods Regulations (CGR), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances and applicable contractual obligations.

Safran Landing Systems Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. SafranLS TOR is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Accessibility and Accommodation Policy. SafranLS TOR will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to SafranLS TOR in advance. If there are any accommodations required during your visit please make us aware.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for interviews will be notified.

All notifications will be via e-mail, therefore, please ensure address is included, thank-you.

Job location

Job location

North America, Canada, Ontario, Toronto

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Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum experience level required

More than 8 years