Corporate Energy Manager

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Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

The Corporate Energy Manager main responsibility is to optimize the Cement Operations power cost and to lead the Scope 2 decarbonization roadmap. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the Scope 2 decarbonization roadmap. 
    • Develop and implement on-site renewable energy projects and negotiate Power Purchase Agreements.
    • Develop and implement procurement strategy to increase renewable energy consumption.
  • Manage power procurement for all cement plants in the U.S.
    • Drive power provider selection process from Request for proposal (RFP) to recommendation 
    • Develop RFP including technical specifications, consumption profiles, price structure/schemes and supply duration
    • Lead negotiation towards the best option available and alternatives evaluation
    • Secure approvals a contracting documentation
    • Guarantee contract compliance  with CEMEX USA Standards and Company guidelines.
  • Secure and assure implementation of distribution and transportation service agreements: Connection service agreement/s and Demand response programs. 
  • Develop strategies to optimize the power cost. 
  • Monitor power cost key performance indicators (KPIs) monitoring including,
    • Deviations Root Cause Analysis
    • Action plans implementation
    • Short term cost forecasting
    • Global network alignment  
    • Track renewable projects performance (i.e. Windmills in Victorville)
  • Guide power consumption operational parameters:
    • Monitor consumption patterns vs power rate structure
    • Demand response program management 
    • Forecast monthly consumption and cost
  • Lead Energy Efficiency program 
    • Coordinate Energy Management System 
    • Provide guidance for Energy-Star certification 
    • Development and coordination of Energy Efficiency projects
  • Monitor Power regulation, grid availability (capacity) and service/subsidies opportunities.
  • Manage power supply business relationship. Single-point of contact for business related matters with power retail, distribution, transport and other related Govt Agencies (EPA, Energy Star, DOE, etc.)
  • Incorporate strategy to Company’s cornerstone plans: Budget and 5 years business plan and CO2 roadmap and Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs plans
  • Provide technical guidance and advisory to Aggregates , Ready-mix and Admixtures business units
  • Collaborate with Market Intelligence to develop a cost competitive advantage
  • Talent development and technical training in the area of expertise. 
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business
  • Ten (10) experience in renewable energy project development and power contract negotiations
     

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with U.S. power markets
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate with knowledge of applicable software
  • Continually undergo training to enhance technical and managerial skills  
     

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary

Physical Requirements

Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and fingering to a significant degree
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.

Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors 
 

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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