WPS Supervisor - Franklin - job 1196825

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Franklin, Louisiana

Employment type: Full-time

Position Summary

Supervises warehouse area operations to assure efficiency, quality, and cost effectiveness with the best use of resources and promoting a high level of safety and environment performance to meet all customer and plant requirements and schedules.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervises the activities of the WPS personnel in all day-to-day operations to achieve efficient labor utilization for production requirements and priorities. Effectively practices Performance Based Management by coaching and developing employees.

  • Oversees adherence to programs involving materials, hoppers, packaging and vehicle loading. Sets and rearranges schedules and priorities.

  • Ensures safe use of machinery, implementing inspections and audit requirements. Ensures that packing machines are maintained for optimum performance and that pallet trucks and forklift trucks are charged and operational.

  • Monitors stock levels and maintains customer call-off requirements via computer.

  • Ensures correct marking/ identification of packaging, samples and Q.C materials.

  • Ensures adherence to site safety rules and safe working practices and maintain a good level of housekeeping in WPS areas.

  • 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 warehousing, packing and shipping practices as well as inventory management. Good understanding of plant capabilities, throughput constraints of the plant units and each plant's bottleneck rates and cycle times.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and work collaboratively with others. Ability to lead and motivate team; conduct one and one and/or group meetings. Ability to monitor, and manage the performance of as well as the development of staff.

  • High School diploma; some college preferred.

  • Minimum of four years experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Prior people management and/or team leadership experience in a warehousing or similar environment is preferred.

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 here.

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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