The Regional Director, Manufacturing (RDM) has direct oversight and is accountable for managing the EMEA Carbon Black network. This to include the 4 Reinforcement Materials (RM) plants in the region, Port-Jerome in France, Valmez in Czech Republic, Ravenna in Italy and Botlek in the Netherlands and has indirect manufacturing oversight for the remaining 13 Cabot plants in the region, operating in other business segments.
The RDM is responsible for the development and implementation of manufacturing strategies which are aligned with global RM manufacturing strategies, and specifically within the region the RDM is accountable for the strategy and execution of all manufacturing activities including workforce management, budget and cost management, Safety, Health, and Environmental compliance, and efficient capital deployment across Reinforcement Materials’ 4 production facilities.
Across the broader Cabot EMEA manufacturing network, the RDM will lead the development and implementation of regional cross-functional plans, engage as the regional voice of manufacturing to all businesses segments operating within the region, ensure the adoption of best practices, alignment to broader Cabot operating principles, and will facilitate the development and movement of talent across the Cabot portfolio of businesses.
The RDM will have a direct reporting relationship to the VP of Manufacturing for the RM segment. The role is an active member of EMEA Leadership team, our Global Manufacturing Council and chairs our EMEA Quality Board. As such the role is an active member of transformational projects such as Industry 4.0.
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.