Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison are working in partnership with a global packaging manufacturer. Our client has a presence in 40 countries and employ over 45000 people. Due to working in the packaging sector, sales have continued to increase year on year, which will give the successful candidate good job security.


We are currently seeking an Operations Manager for our client’s site in Teningen (South Germany). This will be part of the senior management team.


As the Operations Manager, some of your duties will include:

  • Delegate responsibilities provide guidance and give direction on all operations areas within the plant. This would include production, maintenance, engineering, logistics.
  • Identify and implement creative cost reduction opportunities.
  • Administer or assist in coordination of various programs such as, safety, quality, waste, 6S, Zero Pull, SMED, cost reduction, plant security, staffing and hourly wage administration.
  • Ensure all plant productivity, quality and safety goals are achieved– ensure waste management programs are on track.
  • Identify target performance levels for plant awards program; challenge team to achieve goals.
  • Support Six Sigma/Lean efforts.
  • Ensure all quality and process procedures are followed at all levels in Production department.
  • Manage production cost centres.
  • Identify target performance levels for plant awards program; challenge team to achieve goals.


To be suitable for the Operation Manager role you should have some of the following requirements:

  • As lean manufacturing is key for this role, candidates from a manufacturing / production management background are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead teams.
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • A good understanding of extrusion and/or laminating processes.
  • Experience in implementing lean manufacturing techniques (SMED, Six Sigma, Lean, 6S).


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now.