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Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: San Juan Bautista, CA, 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 Quality Engineer in San Juan Bautista.


POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position supports the Earthbound Farm salad production, warehousing and plastics operations as well as agricultural supply to assure understanding, training, execution and continuous improvement for Earthbound Farm quality and food safety written procedures. As such, the position works directly with the hourly and supervisory staff within the site and field operations to develop standard operational procedures and quality control plans and publishes the analytics necessary to support departmental performance against these requirements.  Will work closely with cross-functional supply chain staff to understand, identify and resolve executional parameters such as areas of success, barriers to completion and inefficiencies.


The position reports to Quality Engineering, but works closely with the leadership of operations, warehousing and agricultural supply for projects.




  • Coordinate and conduct training for newly hired hourly and supervisory staff on compliance specific programs and standard operating procedures.
  • Document training and provide proficiency metrics for compliance programs and standard operating procedures
  • Write and implement standard operating procedures for new equipment, product, farming, and/or processes and/or process improvements
  • Verify that a written procedure addresses the objective and recommend modifications when necessary
  • Perform internal audits against procedures to assure adherence; publish results
  • Consult with cross-functional partners to assure priorities and needs are aligned for compliance requirements
  • Drive efficiency and effectiveness improvements as needed




Preferred Candidate Qualifications:


  • achelor degree (BS) or equivalent experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as regulations, standards, procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and line charts
  • Ability to analyze data and reports
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Strong computer skills including MOS Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



Education and Experience:




  • Knowledge in SAP is preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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