Cabot Barry, situated in the Vale of Glamorgan, currently has a vacancy for a senior manager position of Engineering & Technical Manager. This is a key strategic role for the site as a member of the site leadership team. The Engineering & Technical Manager will lead the Engineering & Technical function to provide both short term and long term technical solutions to meet the needs of Chemical Manufacturing site and long-range business plans. The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager and will carry responsibility for a team of specialist functional heads supporting the wide ranging technical aspects of operations and projects, ensuring that standards are maintained and that process efficiency and plant availability are maximised. As the successful candidate you will also drive the Continuous Improvement programme which continuously addresses plant upgrades and improvement initiatives. A key focus will be to mentor, lead, motivate, create and sustain a high performing team. The future prospects for this role are fuelled by the significant ongoing investment programme and the dominant market share held by this business together with the international spread of the parent group which has numerous other facilities and international interests. Cabot Barry are looking to appoint an individual on an upward trajectory in their career and have the ability to match their ambition which will be to work at a site general manager or a senior group technical role in the future.
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 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 our use of our core technologies.
The Barry site is part of the Fumed Metal Oxide Business within the Performance Chemicals Segment of Cabot Corporation, and has an ‘over-the-fence’ relationship with Dow who is both a key supplier and customer. As a Senior Manager on site reposnsible for the Engineering & Technical Department you would be joining a successful team and play an integral part in shaping the strategic vision of the site.
The salary package for this position has the flexibility to attract the very best in the field and includes an attractive bonus scheme, life insurance, healthcare, pension, and relocation assistance if appropriate is also available.