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Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Mt 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 Business Unit Manager--MTC in their Mt Crawford, Virginia manufacturing facility.


Position Description:

This position will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the assigned business unit, working closely with the plant senior leadership team.  This person will manage utilization of equipment, facilities, and personnel to obtain maximum efficiency and meet performance objectives. This position will lead, coach and set direction for multiple line leaders and supervisors on a regular and report to the Operations Manager.



  • Provides clear leadership, coaching and direction to team in alignment with Company objectives and vision
  • Creates strategic plans and actions for their business unit to ensure that the plant delivers its annual objectives
  • Clear champion for a safe culture and driver towards an accident free workplace
  • Recognizes and solves problems using Continuous Improvement tools and methodologies
  • Responsible for business unit expense control, including labor, materials and waste
  • Generates and provides reliable information to measure the performance of the business unit
  • Responsible for meeting customer needs through scheduling processes which ensure that products are manufactured, loaded, and shipped



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from 4 - year college or University (preferably in an engineering discipline)
  • Prior leadership experience in food/beverage manufacturing preferred.
  • 8-10 years’ experience and/or training with at least 5 years in a supervisory position; or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable
  • Must be familiar with how basic plant equipment functions (pumps, hydraulics, electricity, boiler, compressors, chillers, etc.)
  • Strong computer and communication skills



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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