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Facility General Manager

Company: Cabot Corporation
Location: Tuscola
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Your Role at Cabot: The Tuscola Facility General Manager (FGM) is responsible for driving the manufacturing plant to operational excellence levels which will enable Cabot to grow its Fumed Metal Oxides (FMO) business. The Tuscola facility is a key site in the Cabot FMO global manufacturing network. The focus for the site is on the production and supply of treated FMO-grades. Products with high value added for the customer and a key growing area for the Cabot FMO business. The Tuscola FGM leads a team of department managers and is accountable for all aspects of managing the manufacturing processes to produce and ship high quality products while complying with all policies, procedures, regulations, laws, and maintaining alignment with Cabot's Culture and Values. As a key member of the regional business leadership team, the Tuscola FGM develops and implements the site's long-range plan, goals and objectives that support, and are aligned with, business and global manufacturing goals. In this role, FGM will share key learnings with others and will continuously seek for improvement ideas in technology and managerial methods from others. This position requires a passion for process excellence, a drive for results, and the determination, know-how and leadership presence to drive teams through a transformational performance improvement process ensuring that results are achieved. How You Will Make an Impact: --- Ensures safe production of products that meet customers' needs for quality and quantity.
--- Leads activities of plant's cross-functional staff and ensures compliance with all company and external standards/regulations for Manufacturing, Sales, SH&E, Finance, Quality, HR, and Community Affairs.
--- Secures an excellent relationship with the regulatory authorities and manage all aspects of the permit to operate of the facility
--- Nurtures a culture where all employees pursue continuous improvement.
--- Ensures improvement of process capability / reliability, resulting in less process variability and reduction in generation of off-quality material.
--- Ensures safe, reliable and cost-effective manufacturing of products.
--- Ensures that the appropriate management of change process is followed in case of changes to products, processes, assets, and organization
--- Drive cost efficiency- departmental budgets and expenditures to meet financial cost targets and objectives established through formal planning processes.
--- Effectively champions Performance Based Management by coaching and developing employees, direct as well as matrix reports.
--- Establishes and implements local initiatives that enhance effective utilization of plant assets.
--- Ensures long-term integrity and fit for purpose of all facility assets. Efficiently manages capital budget through use of the capital management system.
--- Leads community outreach that includes development, implementation, and participation in a facility plan consistent with our neighbor's choice of philosophy. What You Will Bring to Cabot: --- Ability to orchestrate the pace and process of change to maintain operating effectiveness; ability to challenge status quo, encourage performance-improving changes even when faced with resistance.
--- Prior experience in successfully leading transformational performance improvement at a manufacturing site.
--- Leadership skills to motivate and lead cross-functional staff. Ability to work effectively with external contacts and community as needed. Requires negotiations with government agencies and other entities.
--- Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and safety procedures. Knowledge of Continuous Improvement process and techniques. Strong focus on creating a culture of prioritizing safety first, and orientation towards understanding and addressing any environmental concerns.
--- Comprehensive knowledge of industry and In-depth understanding of how plant integrates with business' manufacturing goals.
--- Ability to organize and manage diverse and multiple resources. Analytical skills to evaluate a variety of dynamic and complex situations requiring innovative solutions.
--- Bachelor/University Degree, preferably in a technical discipline.
--- 7-10 years manufacturing experience, including prior people/budget management experience. How We'll Support Your Success: Dynamic, Flexible, Hard Working, Team Environment - We are busy, collaborative, growing, and we are doing really meaningful work.
Growth -Training, great peer coaching and support, and the ability to personally grow your influence, your position, and your compensation.
Meaningful Work that is Valued - Customers are demanding sustainable solutions without compromising quality or performance. The work we do is visible, and is helping to create a more abundant, affordable, and cleaner future. It is an awesome feeling to know you're making a living by making a positive impact in the world; and to be able to say, "I was a part of that."
Benefits, Vacation, Etc. - We offer a competitive package of benefits.
Relocation Assistance - We offer relocation assistance for those who are not local to the job location.
Feedback - we are committed to giving and receiving feedback in a direct and open fashion.
Support - you are part of a team and deserve to feel encouraged and supported. We have a global team of engineers that are willing to help. You will be part of a team that cares about you personally and professionally. Our success depends on your success. #CIND #LI-Onsite

Keywords: Cabot Corporation, Champaign , Facility General Manager, Executive , Tuscola, Illinois

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