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Senior Production Scheduler - MTC

  • Posted: 22 Oct 2021
  • Manufacturing
  • Mt Crawford
  • United States

About the job


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 a Senior Production Scheduler based in our manufacturing plant in Mount Crawford, VA!  Must be highly competent in displaying leadership abilities that help empower others to performance levels that contribute to the achievement of corporate, plant, and personal goals; a strong team player with an absolute commitment to safety and quality. Strong understanding of building processes and procedures is a must; includes ability to gain consensus and engage cross-functional work-teams. They must have enthusiasm that energizes and motivates associates


Additional responsibilities,


  • You will manage the development of the production plan by collaborating with Supply Chain Planners and corporate demand planning teams
  • You will manage the execution of replenishment strategy for finished goods not produced on site through a Supply Chain Planner
  • You will analyze data and trends to better plan people, equipment and materials usage
  • You will collaborate with Customer Service and Logistics teams regarding status of supply
  • You will collaborate with Transportation and Logistics team to transfer raw materials to production facilities and   finished goods from production facilities to distribution centers
  • You will work closely with associates in Production, Logistics, Maintenance, QA and Human Resources
  • You will train, coach, mentor, and provide feedback/recognition to team and associates
  • You will maintain a safe and clean working environment for all associates and visitors. Ensures all safety rules are followed
  • You will maintain lines of communication between associates and management
  • You will support and deploy all plant initiatives such as: MOS (management operating system), TPM (total productive maintenance), Maintenance Excellence, SQF (safe quality foods), Daily Management Walk, Daily Milk Ordering Mtg, etc.
  • You will reduce shortages and excess inventory by monitoring finished goods inventory levels at distribution centers and reviewing and revising production plan and shipping orders as needed
  • You will maintain good relationships with production facilities and distribution centers by resolving issues and communicating relevant information to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • You will ensure integrity of past productions and success of future productions by analyzing incoming data from production facilities and communicating with appropriate personnel at these facilities regarding issues and discrepancies. Work with QA to ensure quality and conformance.
  • You will own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.


About you

About You:

Education and Experience:


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of education and experience preferred
  • Five to ten years related experience and/or training
  • Food processing experience is preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • CPIM certification preferred
  • Combination of education, experience or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable


About us

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.