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Flow Supervisor-Dubois


Date: Jun 3, 2019

Location: DuBois, PA, 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 Flow Supervisor-Dubois in our DuBois, PA manufacturing facility.


General Duties Include:

  • Managing and mobilizing a team of hourly associates to ensure Safety, Quality, and Productivity goals are met.
  • Identifying and driving continuous improvement initiatives within the business unit
  • Coordinate daily Warehouse activities including receipt error investigation, SAP, labor assignment and priority
  • Ensure adherence to plant standards (including but not limited to GMP, AIB, FDA, DaMaWay, Quality, Safety, Finance, ISO)
  • Manage inventory control activities including disposition of damaged and obsolete materials
  • Unload and manage inventory of Culture
  • Demonstrating progress towards communicated objectives
  • Improving and maintaining communicated performance standards for their department; managing with the flexibility to react as needed when breakdowns arise
  • Working cross functionally with other cells within operations to ensure KPI's are met
  • Ensuring SOP's are current and utilized by all hourly associates; will also provide necessary job specific training as warranted.
  • Creation of weekly schedule for department
  • Validation of time and attendance through daily and weekly reviews of your team's timecards
  • Regular formal and informal evaluations and feedback of the performance of your hourly associates
  • Ensuring department's compliance with company's policies, and procedures
  • Driving accountability through strong leadership and setting consistent expectations
  • Performing root cause analysis, problem solving, and follow-up of operational and safety incidents within business unit
  • Addressing employee concerns concerns; elevate to next level leadership as needed


Specific Duties Include:


  • Manage multiple warehouses
  • Ensure just-in-time delivery to 2 locations
  • Track and report on logistic carrier quality & on-time delivery
  • Implement and manage safety goals specifically relating to warehouse, racking, truck loading & unloading


The Ideal Candidate:


  • Bachelor’s Degree; BS Degree in Chemical /Mechanical/Industrial Engineer is preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience supervising in manufacturing/warehouse environment. Previous supervisory experience within a food/beverage environment is preferred.
  • Familiarity with logistics management systems
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and lean manufacturing experience.
  • Quantitative analysis skills including the ability to manage and understanding budgeting and loss analysis.
  • Understanding of forklift safety and function
  • Must possess excellent analytical, troubleshooting, conflict management and problem-solving skills
  • Previous leadership experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment
  • Shift flexibility where weekends and nights may be required
  • 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


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.

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