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Europe Project Engineering Leader 1


Date: May 16, 2019

Location: SAINT OUEN, FR

Company: DANONE

FRD - Danone Produits Frais FranceinWBU EDP is looking for Europe Project Engineering Leader 1 in SAINT OUEN.

You are looking for technical challenges and innovation projects?

You enjoy transversal and exposed missions with multi-functional teams?

You want to grow in an international environment?



Become our Europe Project Engineering Leader

for Danone's Dairy Division !



Danone Engineering Europe (DEE) is a department of the Dairy division, which missions are to:
• Be at the heart of technological innovation, working on projects with R&I and suppliers to develop and implement Dairy business program;
• Bring project methodology & technical support to Capex investment and due diligence on a worldwide scale;
• Apply and roll out at DEE Regional level global projects, standards and technologies

Within Danone Engineering Europe organization (DEE) you will be a part of the European regional Manufacturing team which plays a key role by supplying resources and capabilities for the management and execution of strategic industrial projects within Europe.


As a project engineering leader, you will:


Support the European Operation Platform in innovation / renovation projects implementation by:

  • Being a project team member bringing a necessary technical expertise
  • Working in close collaboration with different departments of the company (R&D, Marketing,  Plants, Operations, Sourcing, Quality, Food Safety etc)
  • Leading the technical part of the projects: assessing the risks, capex and timeline; preparing the technical part of the CAR (Capex Authorization Request), managing the engineering & KPI targets part of the project etc.
  • Participating to the definition and implementation of productivity or quality projects
  • Managing transversal technical projects


Manage and develop suppliers by:

  • Following the machines suppliers from the Purchase Order to the Final acceptance stage
  • Supporting suppliers’ capabilities development


Contribute to standards re-enforcement and technology innovation projects by:

  • Providing feedbacks to Central DEW based on operational knowledge
  • Searching for new ideas for technology innovation projects


Position is based in Saint-Ouen (Paris region, France). Regular travels in France and Europe to follow the projects implementation in our plants and to visit the suppliers (60%).


We offer:

  • A strategic role in innovation / renovation projects for Dairy division in Europe
  • A high level of exposure and wide range of connections (R&I, Marketing,  Plant directors, Operations, Sourcing, Quality, Food Safety, Suppliers of industrial processes…)
  • Diversified career opportunities within a big international company



You have an engineering background and at least 8 years of experience in a technical function (packaging and process technologies in food, pharmaceutical or cosmetics industries). MSP - AUTOCAD skills will be appreciated.


Your assets:

  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Relationship capabilities to gain credibility and create an efficient network within plants and suppliers
  • Organization skills and rigor + Flexibility & adaptability
  • Co-creation mindset and openness
  • Fluent in English and French. Spanish would be a plus


Don't hesitate and send us your application!



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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.


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