Cabot Corporation

  • Plant SH&E Manager

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Leads and directs a large or complex plant in the Safety, Health, and Environmental (SH&E) areas. Supervises specialists involved in monitoring and preventing chemical, physical hazards throughout the plant and the community. Leads and facilitates the development and implementation of cost-effective programs and procedures that continuously increase overall awareness in SH&E to eliminate undesired incidents at the site. Partners with local management team to assure local compliance with all applicable plant, company, and governmental policies, procedures, regulations, and legislation. Collaborate with the Region, Corporate and regulatory agencies to ensure SH&E concerns are identified and managed.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Leads and facilitates the development and implementation of training and other programs and activities necessary to ensure facility SH&E compliance. 
    • Monitors proposed and existing SH&E regulations and legislation to determine their impact on operations. Develops and implements programs to ensure continued compliance.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of Long Range Plans (LRPs), Continuous Improvement Plans (CIPs), global standards, budget and other corporate efforts.
    • Establishes site SH&E goals and objectives consistent with global and regional goals.
    • Lead sand facilitates the development and implementation of facility SH&E improvement plans to enhance compliance and improve SH&E performance and monitor and report progress toward achieving site goals and objectives using established SH&E metrics.
    • Manages system for identifying, investigating, recording, and reporting undesired SH&E events. Ensures corrective actions are taken to fulfill regulatory compliance.
    • Provides regular communication to all levels of management regarding SH&E issues and performance to ensure that relevant issues are quickly and appropriately addressed.
    • Supervises, develops and evaluates employees in the SH&E area. Manages activities and provides leadership to professional, technical and support employees of unit.
    • 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.


    • Strong knowledge of environmental and safety sciences and practices. 
    • Strong knowledge of national and local regulations
    • Leadership and management skills; ability to motivate and oversee work of a professional staff.
    • Planning, organizational and problem-solving skills. 
    • Ability to negotiate with external stakeholders.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; conversational and written fluency in French and English required.
    • Bilingual, French and English, required.
    • Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with others.
    • Bachelor/University degree in Environmental or Safety engineering or related fields and 7+ years of related experience, including prior leadership/ supervisory experience.

    About Cabot

    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.


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