Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison International is working with a world leading manufacturer of building materials with plant operations worldwide. The company is seeking an Operations Business Partner for their Northern Europe production activities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow company Health and Safety procedures to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
  • Help factories to implement standardised manufacturing processes and monitor implementation and execution of regionally led projects and activities.
  • Ensure a robust and embedded S&OP process across the region.
  • Support a learning culture within production. Help by facilitating internal and external benchmarking and learning experiences – highlight good practices to the rest of the Group.
  • Support warehouse and logistics strategy to ensure long-term optimization and efficiency, whilst growing volume / accepting increasing complexity of the product portfolio.
  • Help factories to prepare capital investment proposals and support the process from budget, presentation, sign off and tracking ROI.
  • Develop and track production performance indicators, provide insight from the data and recommendations for improvement either locally or across the region.
  • Audit technical capabilities and CI practices within each factory, make recommendations for improvement, track action plans, challenge and support as appropriate.
  • Support Plant Managers in the budget process and challenge all costs associated with production and warehousing.
  • Work in collaboration with support functions -Procurement etc.
  • Work on specific projects and priorities to support individual factories or the region succeed.
  • Prepare board presentations and be courageous enough to challenge the status quo.
  • Anything commensurate to complete your role.
  • The role will involve 60% travelling across Northern Europe and other locations as appropriate.


You will have:

  • Significant technical experience and background in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
  • Good level of process knowledge.
  • Qualified or demonstrable experience in implementing / embedding continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Able to analyze data, highlight trends and provide insight and solutions to close the gap.
  • Able to collaborate and work effectively in a matrix environment.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Ability to speak Danish advantageous but not essential.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading multinational company with exciting progression opportunities and a competitive remuneration and benefits package on offer.

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