Chad Harrison International

A major packaging company is seeking a Deputy Production Manager for their continuous production facility in western Germany.

This is an opportunity for a person aspiring to move into production management to gain experience over several years with potential progression to Production Manager.


  • Manage approx. 100 reports
  • Ensuring P&L stays within acceptable boundaries
  • Analyse plant and operations to improve production and ensure lean and efficient working
  • Work with logistics teams
  • Enhance knowledge of Production Engineers
  • Facilitate automation projects alongside other senior site management.


  • 7+ years experience in production/process/project roles in fast production environments
  • Fluent German speaker
  • Good communicator
  • LEAN background would be preferred
  • Previous leadership/coaching experience would be preferred.

The company is offering an attractive base salary, bonus and benefits package. The company will provide relevant career progression opportunities – including potential acceleration into the Production Manager role.

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