(CEN) MORTAR LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Brügg B. Biel, BE, CH, 2555

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Support the Mortar Global R&D activities and projects by conducting all the relevant and required laboratory work for the evaluation of new mortar formulations of grout adhesives, and render materials.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the Mortar Global R&D with the evaluation of new products, innovative solutions, and new developments.
  • Perform the benchmarking of new raw materials notably in the field of tile adhesives and grouts, floor levelling compounds, repair mortars etc.
  • Prepare samples and formulations, perform laboratory experiments, record accurately the data, compile technical reports in defined format, suggest next steps and new experiments.
  • Write SOPs and train additional laboratory personnel.
  • Responsible of maintenance, calibration and basic troubleshooting of equipment, interaction with suppliers.
  • Participate and support joint projects with other R&D Areas (construction products, cement products, admixtures).
  • Support the laboratories activities and organisation related to chemical/admixtures management and handling.

Position Challenges

  • Working in a multidisciplinary environment, keeping up and switch between different tasks and projects, communicate with other areas
  • Being expedient and reactive to changes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or apprenticeship in chemistry or apprenticeship in building/construction with sound knowledge of chemistry
  • 3 years previous experience in a laboratory environment
  • Highly experienced in formulating products like tile adhesives and grouts, self-leveling-compounds, mortars, etc
  • Ability to work in a team and in various project simultaneously
  • Self-sufficient, independent, hardworking individual
  • Good communication and writing skills in English
  • Other language skills are a plus (Spanish, French, German)

Internal/External Relations

INTERNAL: Researchers, local managers and project leaders, external peers in CEMEX operations.

EXTERNAL: Raw material suppliers, providers for analytical tools and machines related to work tasks (maintenance, spare part.

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At CEMEX, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of CEMEX employees.