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Danone - Senior Quality Engineer

Danone - Senior Quality Engineer

Danone is a large, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with market leading brands across four divisions: Essential Dairy and Plant Based Products, Waters, Specialised Nutrition and Medical Nutrition. Specialised Nutrition offers nutritional solutions with the shared goal of improving the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals, from the first day of pregnancy into old age. Danone Nutricia Wexford are a fast-paced, dynamic manufacturing organisation, where no two days are the same. We are looking for high caliber, dedicated and experienced personnel to complement our existing workforce.

At Danone we are passionate in our commitment to sustainability with the belief in building a healthier future through food. Our eating and drinking choices have an impact on our own health, the health of our society and the health of our planet.

Senior Quality Operations Engineer

The Senior Quality Engineer, Operations will implement all legal standards, all Danone Food Safety standards and any Customer Care requirements for our factory. Fully supporting the iCare strategy roadmap the candidate, working with the Quality, Operations & Supply Chain teams will act as the Quality representative and support for all Packing, Spray Drier and tablet Operations



  • Facilitate the implementation of Quality Standards by ensuring the necessary training and support is made available to the department and other functional areas. Empower and build self-sufficiency within the area. Train and provide tools to the Operational teams.
  • Quality Skills and Attitudes in all Plant Teams by building a common vision and related behaviours, shared by all plant team making iCare real on a daily basis. Coaches personnel regarding quality food safety and problem solving
  • Continuously improve standards set by facilitating and executing Problem Solving/Problem Solving Group (PSG) activity within the area. Conduct training and periodic assessments to ensure process is being followed.
  • Act as the Quality representative and support for Packing Operations
  • Deliver Food Safety and Quality topics to Packing on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that standards set within the area are adhered to through layered confirmation
  • Participate in daily performance review meeting (SIM) as required and participate in the daily investigation meeting
  • Through analysis of Performance Data, identify performance gaps, trends and improvement opportunities. Β Coordinate the reporting of Quality KPI’s and communicate internally using visual management standards in the area and externally to site management team/stakeholders
  • Ensure that factory-based Quality audits are carried out to verify compliance against defined standards and codes of practice. Audits will include, but not confined to Hygiene Audits, HACCP / QC Verification, Glass and Hard Plastic and GMP/GDP audits
  • Support all external site audits
  • As part of a wider project team lead and/or participate in the delivery of key projects that have an impact on the site objectives.
  • DaMaWay (Danone Manufacturing System): Embody the principles and philosophies of DaMaWay – make DaMaWay real on a daily basis through practicing, participating, owning and cascading the key principles (Zoning, SIM, Problem Solving, Continuous Improvement etc.)

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