Cabot Corporation

  • Warehouse Shift Technician

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    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Cabot Corporation is one of the leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company producing a range of chemicals across 21 countries in the world. Our location in Barry (Sully, Vale of Glamorgan) has been established since 1992, and is a manufacturing site producing hydrophilic and treated Fumed Silica in close collaboration with Dow.


    We have a vacancy for a Warehouse Technician to join the operations team. the primary goal is to take responsibility for the operation of the packaging line and tanker loading systems to ensure product is packed to safely, efficiently, and to Cabot’s quality standards. The job holder will be trained how to safely operate complex processes to ensure safety, health and environment standards, efficiency, quality, and cost effectiveness are all adhered to within the warehouse. The Warehouse Technician will be working in a small team in a dynamic environment and therefore, we are looking for an excellent team player with enthusiasm and flexibility. 

    Job Responsibilities

    • Ensuring that finished product is dispatched and shipped to customers or outside storage in a safe, qualitative and timely manner with appropriate documentation;
    • Loading of containers with palletised material, filling of tankers, off-loading of sea bulks and removing liners after loading;
    • Safely moving raw material and final product to and from storage area;
    • Recording accurately the raw material and final product inventory;
    • Timely maintaining an accurate record keeping / log of incident reports;
    • Looking after Nissen Hut and WPS Housekeeping;
    • Carrying out designated maintenance work orders around the warehouse area;
    • Taking responsibility for any other reasonable duties as required by the individual’s direct line manager.


    • Fully Trained Fork Lift Truck License and full clean driving license - essential;
    • English & Math’s to GCSE grade C and above or equivalent qualification – essential;
    • 2 years in an industrial environment following standard operating procedures for equipment/machinery operation - would be advantageous;
    • Intermediate level on use of MS Excel & Word;
    • Understanding and knowledge of stock records accuracy principles and cycle counting - would be advantageous;
    • Experience of basic mechanical work - would be advantageous;
    • NVQ Level 2 Warehouse skills or experience of working in a Warehouse environment, particularly with regard to lorry loading, both container and curtain sided - desirable to have
    • Stocktaking experience - desirable to have

    We offer

    • Culture that is driven by 4 core values: integrity, responsibility, respect and excellence;
    • Safe environment;
    • Ongoing support & training;
    • Great colleagues & very welcoming environment at the site;
    • Opportunity to advance your career further in the organization;
    • Working on a rolling 2 months pattern integrating into an 8-person team on a 12-hour continuous shift pattern that incorporates 18 and 10-day fixed holiday periods;
    • Cabot offers a competitive salary, shift allowance, pension scheme and private medial cover plus other local benefits.

    About Cabot

    Cabot is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.


    We are a successful global manufacturer who prides ourselves on delivering in all the markets that we serve, best particularly in safety, quality and innovation; employee, customer and community satisfaction; and shareholder return. We strive for excellence in everything we do, through: highly motivated employees, a values-based organization, surpassing customers' needs and earning their admiration, expanding use of our core technologies.


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