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Cabot Corporation Plant Engineer in Haverhill, Massachusetts

Provides technical support and drives continuous improvements in manufacturing process capability, capacity and productivity at the site(s) to ensure safe and optimal process utilization. Implements capital and expense projects within scope, cost, time and safety standards. Work may focus on particular products/line/units, plant process/equipment Reliability and/or Process Safety Management.

  • Identifies, recommends and implements improvements in plant performance to optimize product volume, yields and quality in accordance with business needs.

  • Provides technical advice and support to resolve unusual problems. Uses statistical techniques to improve process capability; uses failure analysis methodology to investigate, find root causes, recommend and implement equipment modifications and upgrades and/or implement process improvements.

  • May work in support of site mechanical integrity program by investigating equipment problems and eliminating recurrence of failures that will improve plant performance and reliability. Reviews preventive maintenance plans to ensure optimum scheduling. Implements Predictive Maintenance Programs to monitor the condition of the plant and equipment to maximize plant safety and reliability and reduce downtime.

  • Assists in the design, procurement and installation of new equipment. May develop plant-wide Standard Operating Procedures for process and equipment operation. Supports and implement new product and process runs and prepare relevant documentation.

  • Conducts “end-of-life” assessments making recommendations for equipment repairs and replacements. Assists with equipment repairs of stationary and rotating equipment by working with original equipment manufacturers, after-market suppliers, and outside repair shops.

  • May serve as Process Safety Management (PSM) custodian at the plant in coordination with regional PSM representative in the evaluation of manufacturing process-related risks and incidents. May participate in Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) for key production/capital projects. Ensures all product and process changes are implemented in line with appropriate Management of Change (MOC) principles. May provide training as required to manufacturing personnel in relevant manufacturing processes.

  • Monitors maintenance projects and progress, external contractors in accordance with all site regulations and standards.

  • 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 Chemical Manufacturing; process and product technology; engineering principles; mechanical and instrumentation systems; calibration and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) methodology and reliability analysis tools.

  • Knowledge in areas such as confined space entry, lockout / tag-out, hot-work permitting, etc.

  • Analytical and diagnostic skills.

  • Project management skills.

  • Bachelor/University degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.

  • Minimum two years experience in an appropriate manufacturing environment.

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: 2020-9360

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