(CEN) CONCRETE DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIALIZATION ADVISOR

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Date: May 31, 2022

Location: Brügg B. Biel, BE, CH, 2555

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Lead, Execute, and coordinate new product developments and industrialization of concrete technologies in Global R&D to ensure CEMEX remains at the forefront of concrete technologies and captures its value proposition.

Main Responsibilities

  • Propose and Participate in the development of new concrete technologies
  • Coordinate industrialization of new concrete innovations
  • Execute, manage, and coordinate with business units assigned R&D projects
  • Train and share knowledge with the rest of the company on concrete industrialization and technology transfer
  • Establish network with key external labs, research centers, and universities
  • Plan activities, coordinate resources and prioritize tasks within a portfolio of multiple projects
  • Lead and train operators and concrete technicians
  • Generate new intangibles and strengthen CEMEX’s know-how

Position Challenges

  • Manage R&D projects’ deadlines and operation’s expectations
  • Coordinate internal requests for concrete testing and development and manage a team of technicians
  • Ensure effective communication within the R&D team
  • Train and motivate internal operators/technician

Qualifications

  • Language Proficiency
  • Written and spoken English any other languages Spanish, German, French is an advantage
  • Academic Background
  • Civil Engineer, Master’s degree, or PhD in material science is required
  • Areas of expertise
  • Technical knowledge in Concrete technology, in concrete mix design norms and standards and testing expertise in this field is required
  • Admixture, cement/mortar technology knowledge is an advantage
  • Technical Skills
  • 3-5 years of experiences in Ready mix, Precast or R&D laboratories
  • Soft Skills
  • Open minded, create, and ability to work in R&D environment
  • Organized, self-sufficient, independent, and hard working

Internal/External Relations

INTERNAL:

  • Managers and peers in development centers
  • CEMEX laboratories
  • Technical and Operation Managers at CEMEX’s Concrete and Admixtures operations

EXTERNAL: 

  • Raw materials suppliers
  • Research centers, Universities
  • 3rd  party customers, engineers, architects

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.