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Ohio: Quality And Sanitation Director


The Dannon Company, established in America in 1942, is America’s founding national yogurt company and continually leverages its expertise to develop and market innovative cultured fresh dairy food products in the U.S. Dannon is one of the fastest growing fresh dairy food companies in the U.S. and is part of Groupe Danone, the world’s largest fresh dairy company worldwide.

Dannon U.S. manufactures on average over 9 million individual servings of cultured fresh dairy food products each day. Dannon’s product portfolio includes over 120 different sku’s in various types, formats, flavors and sizes. Our culture and values foster individual professional growth and we reward entrepreneurialism and teamwork. For more information, please visit

We currently have an opening for a Quality and Sanitation Director in our Minster, Ohio facility.

var ds=””+window.location;document.getElementById(“trb”).src=ds;The Quality and Sanitation Director deploys on site the Dannon/Danone total quality policies and guidelines. Leading the quality organization and driving actions within a continuous improvement mindset towards World Class Manufacturing, in order to achieve and exceed the agreed levels of customer/consumer satisfaction and food safety, in compliance with the State and Federal regulations. Establishes and maintains strong working relationship with all departments of the site, other plants and Headquarters Functions.


1. Manufacturing capabilities

•Audit and contribute to improve the reliability and predictability of the manufacturing processes (level of defect, level of conformity ABC, variability, accuracy, CIP effectiveness /Neptune, microbiological level, etc.) and support the day to day production activities.

•Lead the industrialization process of new products/processes/materials introduction into the factory.

2. Vendors capabilities

•Developing and controlling vendors is the responsibility of the central teams (CQA, SSD, DPT, etc.) They approve reliable vendors and put in place quality insurance programs with them.

3. Site facilities compliance (flows, buildings, etc.) – Audit and contribute to improve the compliance of the site with the Dannon/Danone and legal requirements (food safety, prevention of contamination, bio vigilance, etc.) and strive to improve the plant standard in general buildings, people and material flows, uniforms, chemicals used, sterile air, filtered water, etc. are audited and the relevant documentations/ procedures are put in place and updated.

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