Senior Manager, Transportation Continuous Improvement
Broomfield, CO 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Quality, efficiency, and safety all play a big role in our work at Danone. Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for the Supply Chain team. We are currently looking to hire a Senior Transporation Continuous Improvement Manager based in Broomfield, CO!

This role will be responsible for identifying, validating and building project plans for the implementation of continuous improvement projects within Logistics, working cross functionally and within the transportation team to ensure projects are completed as designed, within scheduled timeframes, and in adherence to budgets. Opportunities in the areas of operational efficiency, productivity, waste reduction, carbon emissions, customer service enhancements, and cost reduction are of primary importance.

We are looking for a high energy, solutions-oriented person, who understands our business, works collaboratively with others, operates with a continuous improvement mindset, is detail oriented and is passionate about process improvement and the deliverance of cost savings to Danone.


  • Utilize data analytics and KPIs to monitor performance of transportation operations and apply insights to identify trends and improvement opportunities.
  • Seek to standardize processes where possible, especially when efficiencies and cost savings are possible
  • Influence stakeholders locally and globally to drive process improvement, including Distribution, Operations, Warehousing, Deployment, Customer Experience, Co-Manufacturing, C&P Logistics, Quality, IT, Legal, Procurement, IS/IT, Finance, Leadership, and other key stakeholders
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders in project planning and to support project execution to ensure delivery of results across NORAM; act as project advisor to ensure adherence to project plan
  • Support the development of KPI dashboards and content for team and leadership updates
  • Identify and share opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and further optimization of the transportation network
  • Stay current on trends and process optimization opportunities in transportation
  • Lead data mining support for other projects as needed (for ex. R&P inbound freight review project)


Education and Experience:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience; Degree in Business Administration, Transportation, or Supply Chain Management preferred
  • 7+ years' in Transportation
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze and drive process improvement and efficiency; Lean Six Sigma a plus
  • Solid understanding of the carrier network, especially refrigerated.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Value chain and operational, process-oriented mindset & experience
  • Open minded, creative and agile with a commitment to execution of excellence
  • Curious to explore new opportunities, challenge ideas of disparate interest groups in a way that fosters collaboration, critical thinking, idea generation, and process improvement
  • Strategic and analytical with the ability to think dynamically, identify process inefficiency, and use problem-solving capabilities to offer solutions
  • Customer centric mindset
  • Excellent communication skills to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to drive then co-lead organizational change
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite


The base compensation range for this position is $110,000 - $140,000 commensurate with experience. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options. To give our employees flexibility, Danone is a hybrid work environment.

At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.


Dannon 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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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