Six Sigma Quality Program Manager leads and manages Six Sigma projects. Plans and develops guidelines, targets, and standards used for monitoring and measuring results. Being a Six Sigma Quality Program Manager incorporates Six Sigma methodology and analytics into organizational operations in order to accomplish business objectives. Coaches and trains teams in the utilization and deployment of Six Sigma tools and principles. Additionally, Six Sigma Quality Program Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Requires Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Typically reports to a director. The Six Sigma Quality Program Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Six Sigma Quality Program Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.