At Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams.
We have an opening for an Operations Excellence Leader based in Mount Crawford, VA! This role will be a critical member of the continuous improvement team, focused on driving continuous improvement on a line or group of lines within the facility. Responsible for performing the routine loss analysis and building capability within the organization to eliminate that loss. Conducts analysis and implements improvements for all work processes in order to eliminate Non-Value-Added Activity. Execute and/or facilitate improvements through proven CI / Lean / TPM tools. Must be a change catalyst with strong communication and time management skills. Most importantly, be a team player!
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• You will have the ability to develop spreadsheets, understand product formulas and
percentages, calculate figures, proportions, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• You will be able to think quickly on their feet, especially in emergency situations.
• You will be able to direct or participate in project management from concept to closure
• You will be able to add and complete work of other production supervisors as needed.
At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.
Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.