Cabot Corporation Operations Manager in Franklin, Louisiana

Effectively and efficiently lead and direct the production, maintenance and/or warehouse departments at the plant where applicable, in producing quality product while complying with all policies, procedures, regulations, laws, and maintaining alignment with Cabot’s Vision & Values. As part of the local management team, develop and implement site long-range plan, goals and objectives that support, and are aligned with, business and global manufacturing goals. Share key learning’s and seek improvements in technology and managerial methods from others.

  • Manage the improvement of process capability and reduced variability. Utilize proactive approach to customer-focused organization with effective and sustainable problem solving and resolution.

  • Maintain high on-time shipment performance. Assure that all ISO standards are met on an ongoing basis.

  • Responsible for reliable and predictable operations. Reduce process variability and improve consistency. Actively support product lines and businesses to develop new products and technologies, along with optimization of existing processes. Support the transfer of manufacturing technology and systems to and from other sites.

  • Define long term capital needs. Support the development of capital budgets, plans and definition scope.

  • Ensure appropriate measurement tools are in place for tracking process performance. Analyze data and determine the best utilization of assets and resources, along with identifying and implementing process improvement projects will be required.

  • Develop, implement, and execute programs that decrease fixed and variable cost through managerial and technological innovation. Drive process improvement to minimize overall cost. Communicate timely reports regarding the management of costs to the organization and managers.

  • Responsible for the integration and coordination of various operations that support manufacturing to assure maximum effectiveness. Effectively and efficiently lead and direct the production and raw material storage departments at the plant

  • Effectively practice Performance Based Management by coaching and developing employees, direct as well as matrix reports, assuring effective alignment with the matrix functions.

  • Supports efforts to implement and maintain the Responsible Care® Management System in line with the requirements of the RC14001® technical specification, as applicable to the site/region.

  • Technical knowledge of process and product technology

  • Knowledge of Process Safety & Environmental Management

  • Proven ability to manage & develop budgets

  • Ability in Capacity monitoring and planning; ability to analyze and manage business plans

  • Bachelor/University degree in Engineering, chemical preferred.

  • Minimum six years manufacturing experience in the chemical industry, with 3 years of supervisory experience.

Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.

Cabot Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

This is to advise that it is the policy of Cabot Corporation not to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This policy, however, shall not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of that employee's essential job functions (such as in payroll or HR) discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless that disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or other action, including an investigation conducted by Cabot, or otherwise as required by law.

Requisition ID: 2017-5910

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