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Production Supervisor (nights)


Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Mount Crawford, VA, 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 Production Supervisor (nights)--MTC in their Mount Crawford, Virginia manufacturing facility.




This role is responsible for all aspects of leading and managing the Business Unit team.  The primary purpose of Business Units is to ensure that products are produced in line with safety, quality and consumer requirements.  Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that daily, weekly, and monthly production KPIs are met for People, Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Growth. This is a complex, fast paced production setting.



  • Train, coach, mentor, and provide feedback/recognition to associates
  • Ensure that set standards are adhered to at all times with regard to Safety and Quality
  • Lead the Business Unit by ensuring daily focus on SQDCG (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost & Growth) visual management process to ensure goals and consumer needs are met
  • Responsible for monitoring the performance and corrective actions for the Business Unit, ensuring that information boards are continually updated with daily, weekly and monthly information
  • Review long-term data trends and facilitate remedial activities using CI methodologies to determine root cause and fix
  • Ensure that Safety, Quality and 5S auditing and corrective measures are complete for all areas within the Business Unit
  • Develop detailed manpower and material resourcing plans to ensure that bottlenecks are removed and all delivery commitments are met on time and in full
  • Lead / facilitate / participate in continuous improvement events
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, keeping teams updated regarding issues affecting performance and seeking guidance where needed
  • Lead the team and manage any employee relation matters, with guidance sought from HR
  • Ensure appropriate knowledge of facility and industry related regulations, support and deploy all plant initiatives such as: MOS (management operating system), TPM (total productive maintenance),
  • Own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of education and experience.
  • Five to ten years related experience and/or training, prior experience in food/beverage industry preferred.
  • Combination of education, experience or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, effective teams
  • Ability to mentor and develop productive staff
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization


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. #LI-NORAM

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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