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.
Additionally you will:
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
Champion the deployment of business systems
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), Maintenance Excellence, SQF (safe quality foods), etc.
Maintain audit ready status
Own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.
About Danone NA
One of the largest B corps in the world! At Danone, we are poised to make an even greater difference in the world and aspire to bring health through food to as many people as possible. We are one of the top 15 food and beverage companies in the US that manufacture fresh dairy, organic dairy, plant-based, fresh foods; and coffee creamers and beverages.