• Built Environment
  • UK

Chad Harrison International

A major industrial minerals producer is seeking a high calibre Performance Manager with maintenance management expertise, overseeing the implementation and success of its operational excellence and improvement projects throughout their UK operations.

The Performance Manager will lead, manage and execute strategic initiatives. The client seeks to grow their company through a process of sustainable improvements across their operational sites, with particular focus on maintenance improvements and PPM.


  • Implementation of the programme of performance improvements for all UK maintenance (over 10 locations) and subsequent management
  • Improving reliability of equipment and EBITDA in the relevant areas
  • Encourage staff participation in the programme of improvements through engagement and communication
  • Determining key priorities and designing an action plan bespoke to each aspect on the various sites
  • Identify key areas of potential improvement and communicate best approaches that will maximise impact
  • Execute improvements projects, analyse and report results
  • Develop people: mentor, coach, empower
  • Work in close collaboration with Plant Managers and senior leadership – influence, advise, engage
  • High level of responsibility to safety – liaise closely with Health, Safety & Environment Managers and Site Managers


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemical/Mechanical/Process Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience of delivering a Performance improvement programme in an industrial/heavy manufacturing environment, preferably refractory, steel, automotive, industrial minerals or similar
  • Proficiency in Continuous Improvement disciplines (Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen etc.), preferably certified
  • Software expertise: MS Office and SAP
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel across the UK sites for the position and occasional European travel

On offer:

  • Competitive base salary, performance related bonus, company car, healthcare
  • An opportunity to work for an industry-leading company with impressive progression and development opportunities

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