Imports Logistics Analyst

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

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 For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

The Import Planning Analyst will be responsible for the vessel scheduling accordingly to S&OP plan ensuring product arrives on time while mitigating demurrage risk 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for communications and coordination with the Trading team for planning of cement imports while working closely with the US Regional Logistics operations 
  • Responsible for calculating import demurrages along with window opportunities to mitigate the same   
  • Responsible for the communication of split margin calculation to determine cost Cemex Global cost
  • Support of S&OP process, contributing to the design and implementation of a tool that allows visibility to vessel arrivals and its cost
  • Assists on the preparation of S&OP and  monthly business review  presentations focusing on Imports
  • Responsible for the reporting of Import KPI’s to headquarters, planning and other departments
  • Generate on-demand “What-If” scenarios to analyze costs differences


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Business or related field of study from an accredited college/university.  Emphasis in Supply Chain Management preferred.  
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong systems aptitude and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Excel 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical/math-based skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of MS Office with advanced Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, charts, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Access, SAP BI/BW, SAP IBP or other external data systems preferred 
  • Knowledge of statistical forecasting and forecasting methodology
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365 platform (Sharepoint, Teams) 

Working Conditions

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 10 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. (

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, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston