Cabot Corporation Production Supervisor in Marshall, Texas

Supervises production area to assure efficiency, quality, and cost effectiveness with the best use of resources and in respect of safety and environment to meet all production requirements. This is a rotating shift position.

  • Supervises team to maintain and increase safety, efficiency and skills and promote a cooperative attitude with subordinates. May oversee work in other related areas when rotating to off-shift hours.

  • Recognizes the importance of process consistency, and continually works to improve it by initiating efforts to remove system (common) causes, and removing special cause variation, using tools such as SPC, failure mode and effects analysis. Reduces equipment downtime and delays between operations. Ensures compliance with standard operating procedures.

  • Accomplishes schedule requirements for internal and external customers in line with appropriate priorities based on the manufacturing plan.

  • Trains, provides clear instructions, and ensures employee understanding of production processes. Provides employees with an understanding of work group and divisional plans, needs, and priorities.

  • Organizes tasks and activities for effective accomplishment of responsibilities and objectives. Utilizes the appropriate resources to accomplish plans, and follow through.

  • Continually monitors and improves manufacturing costs with respect to overall performance. Interfaces with Production Manager and Accounting to quantify cost savings ideas.

  • Completes all required reports, records, and measurements, i.e. production records, payroll authorization, etc.

  • Effectively practices Performance Based Management by coaching and developing employees, and 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.

  • Knowledge of Emergency Response Procedures

  • Knowledge in areas such as confined space entry, lockout / tagout, hotwork permitting, etc.

  • Knowledge of Environmental Awareness

  • Understanding of Product Uniformity / Variation

  • Knowledge of Chemical Manufacturing

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing process control

  • Knowledge of Product specifications

  • Knowledge and ability in Accident / Near Miss Investigation / Reporting procedures

  • Technical knowledge of process and product technology

High School diploma; some college preferred. Minimum of four years experience in a manufacturing environment.

*Note: There is no relocation assistance offered for this position.

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.

Requisition ID: 2018-7540

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