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Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Bridgeton, NJ, US

Company: DANONE


Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Downline Lead - B Crew in Bridgeton, New Jersey.



This position is responsible for ensuring the packaging line runs efficiently by monitoring equipment, trouble shooting minor mechanical issues, cleaning, completing the appropriate documentation and stocking the equipment with packaging materials amongst multiple lines when necessary.   



  • Monitor case packing equipment; Dimac, Palletizer, Stretch Wrapper, Print n Apply, and SAP to ensure it is functioning correctly
  • Weekend support of Receiving activities will be required
  • Ability to support WIMs infrastructure
  • Ability to cross-train in multiple areas of the operation
  • Stock equipment with cardboard wraps and 2pk & 3 pack sleeves
  • Support break relief as designated
  • Troubleshoot and correct minor issues with the case packing equipment, including size change-overs / 2pk-6pk
  • Document and report Operator Quality Inspections and take line samples per guidelines
  • CIP and ensure the work area is clean and straightened at all times
  • Provide break relief to operations personnel, which may include Filler Operators and line take-away drivers as needed
  • Record downtime data, participate in root cause analysis and engage in corrective actions as directed by Supervisors/Lead.
  • Provide expert user advice and/or data as required to process observers, improvement teams and /or management for continuous improvement and process excellence initiatives
  • Flex Matrix training to accommodate Autonomous Maintenance, CIPs, and Allergen Turns events
  • Forklift Qualified, perform duties as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




A High School Diploma or GED is required. Manufacturing experience and/or packaging experience is preferred




  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Knowledge of safety programs and procedures
  • Experience operating packaging equipment
  • Available and willing to be contacted by phone in the event of an emergency and be able to work flexible schedules including weekends, late shifts and overtime




Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple instructions. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, and small group situations, to customers, clients and other employees of the organization. Ability to hear and perceive information at normal spoke word levels.






Must have the ability to apply commonsense and understanding when carrying out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Must have the ability to prioritize and organize.


Must have the ability to demonstrate superb decision-making skills to determine the best course of action when performing the responsibilities of the job





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch and climb up and down stairs to service packaging line as necessary.


Occasionally required to lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.


Must be able to distinguish colors accurately




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, noise, vibration, hazards, and atmospheric conditions


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.




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. For more information, please visit 

Danone North America 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: Philadelphia

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