(CEN) CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS AND ADMIXTURES ADVISOR

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Brügg B. Biel, BE, CH, 2555

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Lead, Execute, and coordinate the construction chemicals and admixtures Global R&D activities and projects to ensure CEMEX remains at the forefront of concrete technologies and captures its value proposition.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead, Propose and Participate in the development of new construction chemicals and admixtures technologies
  • Execute, manage, and coordinate with business units assigned R&D projects
  • Support CEMEX Admixtures Global operation with products developments, troubleshooting, and improvements.
  • Coordinate the industrialization of new construction chemicals and admixture innovations
  • Identify opportunities for establishing intellectual property positions and pursue patent filings
  • Establish network with key external labs, research centers, and universities
  • Plan activities, coordinate resources and prioritize tasks within a portfolio of multiple projects
  • Participate and support joint projects with other R&D Areas (construction products, cement products)
  • Generate new intangibles and strengthen CEMEX’s know-how

Position Challenges

  • Manage R&D projects’ deadlines and operation’s expectations
  • Coordinate internal requests for admixture testing and development
  • Ensure effective communication within the R&D team
  • Train and motivate internal researchers/technicians

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Civil Engineering, Chemistry Engineering, Materials Engineering) Master’s degree in material science is a clear advantage
  • Good communication and writing skills in English. Other languages are a plus
  • Technical knowledge in cement and concrete technology, in concrete mix design norms and standards and testing expertise in this field is required
  • +5 years of experiences in construction chemicals and/or R&D laboratories
  • Open minded, create, and ability to work in both R&D and operation 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 Admixtures operations

EXTERNAL:

  • Raw materials suppliers
  • Research centers, Universities

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.