Chad Harrison International

A world leading specialist industrial minerals company are searching for a Operational Excellence Engineer to join their team in France. This role will include supporting site managers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The role will be to join the Operations team and to support in the efficient running of plants, improve and develop company standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Being a conscientious safety champion and promoting good practice.
  • Reporting to and supporting managers in maximising the efficiency of plants by carrying out audits and analysis of the plants in order to actively ensure success.
  • Being responsible for cost savings.
  • Defining and ensuring production standards and policies are met.
  • Pioneering and helping to develop employees by expanding internal technical competencies.
  • Working with EMEA to ensure clear communication of the company’s process initiatives.
  • Processing documentation.
  • Promoting a culture of improvement and an ethos of expansion and success on sites across all continents.
  • Leading Kaisen events at various stages of development as a way of striving for improvement.
  • Supporting the sites in developing their performance follow-up tools.
  • Promoting roots cause analysis and PDCA methods.

You will have:

  • Education: Master Degree in Process / Engineering in one of the top ranked schools.
  • Experience: 3 – 5 years in a similar industrial environment.
  • First experience in Lean manufacturing, World Class Manufacturing, or other Operational Excellence program would be a plus.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.
  • French or another European language would be plus.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to build a cross-functional partnership.
  • Proven ability to influence people with no direct hierarchical authority.
  • Autonomous and self-starter.

Chad Harrison International is a global search and permanent solution specialist recruitment consultancy operating across the Cement, Aggregates & Industrial Minerals industry. Our mission is to be the company of choice that connects the best in the international market. For further information or to view our jobs go to

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