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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

The Dannon Company, Inc. West Jordan, UT

West Jordan, UT
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Dannon, a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for a Packaging Supervisor--Dannon in the United States (US) for their West Jordan, Utah manufacturing facility.

Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis.
For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside.

This position is responsible for shift ownership for the Packaging Department, and reports directly to a Production Cell Owner. He/she will be accountable for delivering the performance (SQCDMN) and maintaining a high level of standard - ie GMP's, safety and food safety, SOP's and work instructions, payroll, discipline, strategy. With a direct reporting team of 12-15 operators, operational support of the technical and quality resources, and functional support from Flow, Optimization and HR departments, the Packaging Supervisor is required to:

* Implement and maintain an effective Daily Management System (SIM); analyzing the performance of the lines and prioritizing short and long term actions to ensure performance results

* Provide leadership to the team and ensure development of competence and skills

* Ensure proper escalation of breakdowns/issues during the shift

* Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives through the "DaMaWay" methodologies (problem solving, autonomous management, etc)

* Help operators to develop / improve SOP's

* Assist in determining the necessity for repair and/or replacement of equipment and/or components

* Partner with the technical and/or engineering teams to support all capital projects within areas

* As a member of the Operations Team the Packaging Supervisor is also expected to share floor coverage (vacation coverage, weekends and holidays) with colleagues.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

* Bachelor Degree (Prefer BS Mechanical/Chemical/Industrial Engineer, Food Science,...) with a minimum of 3 years business/related experience (preferred).

* The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast paced environment.

* Demonstrated planning, communication and supervisory skills.

* Previous leadership experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Resourcefulness and decision-making ability.

* Must have the ability to work under pressure and potentially stressful conditions.

* Under minimal direction, works independently toward department objectives.

* Must be self-motivated and a self-starter

* Must have the leadership, interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with all levels of plant personnel and be comfortable working with minimal supervision.

* The ability to serve as a change agent who is able to "make it happen" while building positive relationships on a foundation of trust and mutual respect.

* Energy, resilience, determination, enthusiasm and strong analytical skills to challenge the status quo.

* The ability to rapidly assess, analyze, and quickly resolve complicated problems with little initial information or direction and with varying degrees of ambiguity.

* The ability to maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm.

* The willingness to work flexible schedules as needed to support 7-day per week, 24-hour per day production facilities. Work schedules could include occasional off-shift or weekend work.

Desirable Qualifications but not essential:

* Dairy Experience (Food and Beverage)

* Experience implementing and leading within a lean based environment

* Leadership within a union environment

* Experience in an ISO 2200 environment

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you*

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you*
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The Dannon Company is a US-subsidiary of Danone, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful health-focused food companies in the world with leading positions in fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition. Danone s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City
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Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. Danone North America was formed as a Public Benefit Corporation in 2017 to nourish people, communities and the world through its diverse portfolio of healthful dairy- and plant-based products, coffee creamers and beverages. Its portfolio of brands includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, Danonino®, Danone®, Earthbound Farm®, Horizon Organic® premium dairy products, International Delight® coffee creamers and iced coffee, Light & Fit®, Oikos® Greek yogurt, Silk® plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious® Dairy Free, Vega® and Wallaby® Organic. The mission of the Company is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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