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Distribution (Cooler) Shift Leader


Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Minster, OH, US

Company: DANONE

USD - Dannon,a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for Distribution (Cooler) Shift Leader United States (US) Minster Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis. For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside!



At the direction of the Area Owner, this position will lead shift activities in either the Warehouse or in Distribution (initial focus in Warehouse).  This position will also be expected to serve as WMS back-up and rotate for weekend and night shift coverage as needed.  This is a salary non-exempt position.


General Duties Include:

  • Ensure that area performance meets established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).  This includes the coaching of team members in meeting objectives.
  • Lead and participate in departmental continuous improvement activities.
  • Assess and develop actions to improve safety in the area and the plant.
  • Ensure adherence to plant standards (including but not limited to GMP, AIB, FDA, Continuous Improvement, Quality, Safety, Finance, ISO)
  • Lead shift communications
  • Key user for WMS systems including the testing/launch of new WMS or related systems as they arise.
  • Manage inventory control activities including disposition of damaged and obsolete materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Distribution Departmental Duties Include:

  • Coordinate daily Distribution shipment activities including dock management, labor assignment and priority, and shipping documentation.
  • Manage hold and release products per QA Department direction


Warehouse Departmental Duties Include:

  • Coordinate daily Warehouse activities including receipt error investigation, SAP & Irista inventory reconciliation, labor assignment and priority
  • Unload and manage inventory of Culture


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related field)
  • Two to three years of experience in a packaging and processing industry (packaging, chemistry, food, pharmacy, etc.)
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment (Lean, TPM, AM, etc.)
  • Good computer skills (Experience with SAP, Lean Logistics, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • May be required to obtain CDL for yard truck duties
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Ability to challenge the status quo 
  • Organizational skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Agility, enthusiasm, humanism, proximity
  • Team player
  • Interpersonal skills

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?

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Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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