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Date: Mar 12, 2018

Location: DPS - AMsterdam, NL

Company: DANONE


About Danone

At Danone, we are dedicated to achieving health through food. And not only that; we want our mission to benefit people of every age, in every social and cultural environment and in every part of the world - as many people as possible.


With international brands, such as Nutrilon, Aptamil, Milupa, Mellin, Cow&Gate, Nutricia, Dumex and Blédina Danone's baby division holds leadership positions in baby nutrition around the world. With years of experience and constant innovation we developed a unique expertise in every baby food segment.


Danone Place Schiphol (DPS) is the global head office of our baby and medical divisions. These two divisions are the fastest growing divisions within Danone. At this office, the global strategies are rolled out to the rest of the world.


About the Job
The Danone ELN division is entering a more process & structured way to enhance performance and develop productivity roadmaps throughout the division. To do this, the Ideal Factory & Protein programs are monitored together at central level to maximize opportunities & synergies inside ELN/AMN, but also with other divisions of the company.


This position is created to cover mainly topics related to Energy & Maintenance into supply points. It will be a pivot position to achieve all objectives of performance related to Ideal Factory, Protein as well as deployment of DaMaWay processes to deliver sustainable performance on mid-term.


The person in this role must use all contributions to enable protein into ELN/AMN, working with Resources Efficiency, regional/country protein teams, central operations as well as all supply points of ELN (25 locations). This job offers a large range of tasks:

  • Trainings to be performed into supply point to improve maintenance ways of working (strong knowledge of PA, AM & FI is key) – capacity to build roadmaps with local teams and to monitor it on midterm with them
  • Workshops to be animated on Energy topics based on Ideal Factory toolbox and Protein catalogues of practices – ability to create links with RO teams to develop common action plans
  • Create & animate a strong network to accelerate deployment of Best Practices and to mutualize all initiatives to accelerate deployment or increase payback


Needed for success
We are looking for an Operations Manager or Engineer with a strong technical, performance and project background. In your previous experience, you have monitored the deployment of Technical projects in the past.
You have a global understanding of technical installation of Energy in typical ELN plants as well as an understanding of maintenance processes in plants. You have the technical understanding of boiler, cold water, chilled water, compressor installation and the ability to monitor those installations on daily base to minimize energy consumption. You have the capacity to deploy a roadmap on energy production & consumption base on local priorities and constraints. You have demonstrated the capacity to develop a preventive maintenance plan & to optimize it from performance of machine & cost point of view. Knowledge of SAP maintenance system is a plus for this position.

What’s in it for you?
At Danone we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.


What’s next?
Hit the “apply now” button. If you need more information, please contact Mijke Bonsel, Talent Manager Operations, on +31 6 25 69 95 59.

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