Dot Foods, Inc.

Lean Leader

Job Locations US-ID-Burley
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Location: Work from a Dot Distribution Center in either Bullhead City, AZ; Modesto, CA; or Burley, ID       Department: Quality  Reports To: Continuous Improvement Manager


Your Role: Supports lean initiatives at assigned areas of the business in AZ, CA, & ID; driving improvement in waste elimination and customer satisfaction through the application of continuous improvement activities including facilitation of projects, project management, opportunity identification, and standardization of best practices.

  • Work with General Manager or department manager of assigned area to identify opportunities and assure predicted savings are tracked, validated, and communicated.
  • Coach and develop others in lean/continuous improvement within location.
  • Collaborate with other Lean Leaders on key metrics, activities, and initiatives that impact the business to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Assists with Lean activity auditing.
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts while applying lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste.

Role Specifics:

  • Travel – Occasional overnight travel for internal trainings, meetings, and visits to DotFoods’ distribution centers. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all      modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • A friendly working environment
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Significant advancement opportunities

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.


We Need You To Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Dot Foods experience.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Strong meeting/group facilitation skills.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong critical thinking/problem-solving skills.
  • Professional and positive verbal and written communication skills.

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Effectiveness in teaching and coaching others.
  • Ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner.
  • Continuous Improvement Project Experience (Lean; Six Sigma; United Problem Solving; ASQ


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