Chad Harrison International

A major packaging company is seeking a Director of Operations for their continuous production facility in Germany.

This opportunity is for an experienced person to join the team with responsibility for operational matters (including: production, supply chain, improvement projects, HR, quality).


  • Liaising with department heads to make decisions for operational activities and setting short and long-term goals
  • Planning and monitoring the day-to-day running of the business
  • Running the key site to the German operation
  • Liaise closely with the corporate team
  • Implement Lean Management procedures to maximise efficiency and minimise wastage across all operational teams
  • Work with all teams in a hands-on manner
  • Report to CEO on all critical matters
  • Working with high level customers to understand their needs and ensure that the site is able to meet these requirements.


  • 10+ years in operational roles (some responsibility for production, supply chain, improvement projects, HR, quality)
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English
  • Good communicator
  • LEAN background would be advantageous
  • Background in packaging/chemical/plastics/automotive preferred
  • Familiarity with a ‘one-site’ role.

This person will not be responsible for the day-to-day running of sales/marketing and other commercial matters and must be open to working with the colleagues whom are covering these areas.

Relocation assistance may be offered for a great candidate.

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