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Date: 14 mai 2019

Situation géographique: Paris, 75, FR

Entreprise: DANONE


Looking to have a transversal role with a real impact on the deployment of our strategy ?

Willing to work in a challenging environment at the heart of the business ?

Enjoying transversal and exposed role with multiple contacts ?


Become our European Activity Manager

in Danone for our Dairy Business!


Job located in Paris area : Saint-Ouen (93) and then in Rueil-Malmaison (92) from May 2020.





Within our Essential Plant Based and Dairy products, and reporting to our Europe Supply Chain Director, you contribute to Dairy Operations performance through coordinating major European projects (Visual Identity System, global Innovations) to ensure guaranteed leadtime and cost.


Working with Central Marketing team and 5 CBUs (Category Business Units: France, UBN (UK&I /Benelux), CEN (Central Europe and Nordics), AIG (Austria, Italy, Germany and Greece), Iberia (Spain/Portugal) coordinating over 4000 pack changes a year with 23 factories (Danone and 3PMs), central and local premedia agencies (PMA) and Printers.






With the help of your team based in France (1p), you will:

  • Lead the Operational coordination for the major global EU projects of packs development (visual identity, Inno/Reno/Promo) from “GO Launch” phase till “1st Production”
  • Work  in collaboration with project leader (Marketing), Purchasing (C&P), Sourcing and Project (OPP) and production sites…
  • Build the processes to detect, evaluate and alert about the risks and deviations vs project timelines
  • Develop and optimize methods & processes at EU level to improve project execution from a cross-functional perspective


  • Accountable for Graphic Chain process and project coordination at EU level.
    • Create the graphic chain forecast process & mitigations plans.
    • Follow steps in the Graphic chain process of all the departments involved, providing the necessary support to the users in order to achieve the target in time
    • Work in close collaboration with your counterparts in the other divisions (graphic chain process improvement and tool merge, benchmark…)
    • Graphic chain tool management and development (new versions, internal training...)


  • Manage and develop global PMAs (Pre-media agencies)
  • Operation SPOC for global PMAs. Accountable for PMA supplier performance and capacity management together with Procurement (C&P) at EU level.


  • Material planning relationship with the CBUs/DanTrade (C&P)
    • Contribute to improve supplier performance in collaboration with Cycles & Procurement and animate procurement process through R&P forecast accuracy improvement to improve supplier service level, DIO Raws&Packs and Obsoletes.


  • Lead and Animate EU Activity management (producing) network with CBU representatives
    • Align on yearly priorities to improve tool and processes with local Activity management team in the clusters
    • Share best practices, innovations (e.g. digital printing) accross CBUs
    • Develop training material on graphic chain and printers and share with CBUs


      Trips : 15% of local and international travels.


      We offer:

  • A global vision on a European complex scope
  • A key role in contributing to our Business Growth
  • A high level of exposure and wide range of connections both Inside (Marketing, Sourcing & Projects, Factories, Procurement and 5 CBUs …) and Outside (PMAs, Printers, 3PMs)
  • Diversified career opportunities within a big international company


    Your profile :

  • Master degree level with 10 years mini of experience with at least 3y in Operations (ideally in activity management, planning or customer collaboration), Projects, R&I portfolio management or in Marketing/Trade Marketing
  • Strong project management skills
  • Agility, strong relationship skills and ability to influence and challenge stakeholders
  • A “hands on” approach coupled with strategic thinking and complex problems solving approach
  • Fluent in English



Danone, "One Planet, One Health"... what about you?

Danone is a company committed to inspiring mission: "Bringing health through food to as many". This ambition takes the commitments on a daily basis around social and environmental issues with local communities, farmers, our partners...

Danone is a world leader on 4 professions: dairy products and plant, infant nutrition, water, and medical nutrition. With present products on + 130 markets, Danone has generated 22 billion euros of sales in 2016. Our portfolio includes brands renowned internationally (Evian, Activia, Actimel, Alpro, Danette, Aptamil...).

Come grow with passionate and enthusiastic teams! You'll find an environment that the proximity and encourages taking the initiative. Come and contribute to a rich project sense.


Come lead with us the "Food Revolution"!


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