Cabot Corporation
Boston, MA
Job Type


Prepare, control and coordinate the daily maintenance work as executed by team or by contractors in order to maintain and improve safe and reliable operation of the production process and other activities within the plant. Supervise a team of Maintenance Technicians on day-to-day preventive and predictive maintenance activities.

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.

 *Note: There is no relocation assistance available for this position.


Prepare, coordinate and control the daily maintenance activities of the plant including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and instrumentation maintenance and repair activities to assure high product quality and safety.
Supervise the team to maintain and increase safety, efficiency, and skills and promote a cooperative attitude with subordinates. ·
Train others on all applicable equipment and instruments.
Assist and advise on the installation of new equipment to obtain the required reliability to operate electrical/instrumental equipment.
Assure that preventative maintenance is planned and carried out.
Participate in the execution of maintenance and capital projects such as shutdowns, plant modifications, etc. Supervise suppliers’/contractors’ day to day activities and periodically participate in vendor assessment.
Ensure that contractors comply with Cabot safety and all other site procedures.
Ensure maximum plant availability through the use of established reliability principles.
Effectively practice Performance-Based Management by coaching and developing employees
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 and ability of Maintenance Crafts
Knowledge in areas such as confined space entry, lockout / Tagout, hot work permits, etc.
Knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance
Reading and interpreting Blueprint and technical drawings
Ability to gather, analyze and draw well-reasoned conclusions
Understanding of General Manufacturing Process
Knowledge and ability in Accident / Near Miss Investigation / Reporting procedures
Knowledge of Environmental Awareness

Education Requirements

High school diploma plus additional specialized training (University/Technical degree preferred); minimum four years maintenance experience in a chemical/petrochemical plant, plus three years supervisory experience

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