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Safety, Health & Environmental Manager

Cabot Corporation
Billerica, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Jan 27, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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Position Summary:

Lead and direct the Safety, Health, and Environmental (SH&E) department at a large research and development facility. Supervises specialist(s) involved in monitoring and preventing chemical and 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 Regional and Corporate SH&E group as well as 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.

• Completes all required regulatory reporting requirements in the areas of Waste and Recycling, Air Emissions, Wastewater, Hazardous Chemicals and Safety.

• Participates in the development and implementation of global standards, budget and other corporate efforts.

• Establishes site SH&E goals and objectives consistent with global and regional goals.

• Leads and 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.

• Supervise, develop and evaluate employee(s) in the SH&E area. Manages activities and provides leadership to professional, technical and support employees of unit.

• Leads 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 English.

• 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 the Company:

Cabot Corporation is a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

We strive to be the most innovative, respected and responsible leader in our markets - delivering performance that makes a difference. As a market leader we collaborate with customers to find innovative solutions that will help them advance their own products for a wide range of industries, from transportation and infrastructure to environment and consumer goods. Our customers worldwide trust our solutions to help them address their needs and accelerate innovation in key applications - creating value and delivering an advantage over the competition. To learn more about Cabot products and applications please click .

Our culture is based on four core values: respect, integrity, responsibility and excellence in everything we do. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and place high value in creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can contribute, thrive, and advance. We strive to create an environment that is conducive to the spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and accountability, and empowers every team member to take responsibility for the execution of our strategy. We support and encourage our people to share ideas and explore ways to do things differently. Our passion for excellence and commitment to creating value and business success creates a culture in which everyone can contribute. We are known as one of the global leaders in safety, health and environmental performance, motivated in large part by the commitment and drive of our colleagues around the world.

Our global network consists of over 40 manufacturing facilities throughout North America, South America, EMEA, and APAC regions.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled:

Realizing we function better together than individually, Cabot Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that embraces our differences and to empower employees to achieve exceptional results, without consideration of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employees' and applicants' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices, in accordance with applicable law.
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