The Roles of Lean Six Sigma

Process improvement can be challenging, but if the right people with the right Lean Six Sigma skills are involved, then significant and sustainable change can be achieved. Here are the key roles in Lean Six Sigma. Which role will you play?

White Belt

Yellow Belt

Green Belt

  • Starts and manages Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Has Lean Six Sigma expertise but in less detail than Black Belts
  • Provides just-in-time training to others
  • Register for Green Belt Training

Black Belt

  • Can report to a Master Black Belt
  • Has advanced Lean Six Sigma expertise
  • Functions as a coach, mentor, teacher, and project leader for project teams
  • Register for Black Belt Training

Master Black Belt

  • Works with leaders to identify gaps and select projects
  • Coaches, mentors, teaches, monitors and leads projects
  • Responsible for Lean Six Sigma implementation and culture change

Champion

  • Executive leader who drives the initiative
  • Helps select projects and remove barriers for project teams
  • Supports change and develops a Lean Six Sigma culture

Which Role Will You Play?

Now that you understand the responsibilities of each role, are you ready to join your process improvement team? Begin transforming your organization by reducing costs, increasing profits and improving team collaboration by registering for any of our Lean Six Sigma courses today!

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