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Date: Apr 13, 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 For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

As a leader, is responsible for the Market Intelligence studies of certain categories, reviews market trends, conditions, regulations, products, and suppliers to better support the purchasing and negotiation decision-making. As well as managing the supplier development program to support purchasing and development teams in supplier cost reduction, maintains performance reports, and identifies supply chain risks, establishing gap plans.

Job Responsibilities

•    Continually monitors supply & technology trends, macro economic tendencies and factors related suppliers and categories from the building materials Industry
•    Analyzes and prepares projections, forecasts and models of the international and local supply markets & commodities’ prices
•    Monitor suppliers and competitors dynamics (Mergers, acquisitions, expansions, divestments, new projects and technologies)
•    Continually searches for new supply sources and alternative products (Raw Materials, Fuels, By-Products, etc) including LCC
•    Analyze external market trends to identify new business practices & process improvements
•    Benchmark best practices outside the Company
•    Identify potential impact of changes in laws & regulations in our Industry
•    Responsible for the communication of the Market Intelligence information and data to the target audiences
•    Responsible for research, analysis, filter & classification of information related to competitors, suppliers, markets, commodities, macro economic tendencies, new technologies and processes, alternative inputs (Raw Materials, Fuels, By-Products, etc) and trends.
•    Responsible for research about hedging, futures & options strategies for commodities of CX interest
•    Responsible for the supplier development program
•    Develop strategic alliances with key companies.
•    Establish a supplier journey to improve internal purchasing and inventory management processes


5 + years in Procurement, Supply Chain
10 + years in Administration, strategic planning
5 + years Working in / with multifunctional teams

  • Bachelor in Science, Supply Chain, Business
  • Knowledge of SAP, excell, word, power point 
  • Master in Business Administration, other (Desire)
  • Second language (Desire)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technical Skills:
1.    Knowledge of products and materials and their application.
2.    Knowledge of supplier market trends and supply chain management concepts.
3.    Understands and applies principles of cost accounting.
4.    Knowledge of the cement/concrete production process.
5.    Understands the company’s business strategy.
6.    Understands and can apply scenario based planning.
7.    Workable knowledge of inventory control and management.
8.    Problem solver that seeks best solution.
9.    Understands purchasing role in capital equipment buying.
10.    Knowledge of supplier development programs

Management Skills:
1.    Team player – works well with others and is able to collaborate across regions and functions.
2.    Communicates effectively, persuasive speaker and a good listener.
3.    Can deal effectively with people who hold opposing views, tolerates conflicts and ambiguity.
4.    Management capabilities
5.    Motivated and problem-solving oriented
6.    Adheres to a core set of values and beliefs; demonstrates high integrity and ethics; build trust
7.    Ability to listen and meet customer expectations and concerns
8.    Clear and effective writing; verbal skills

Working Conditions

  • Capable of working in an office environment and of working extended hours as needed
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently Job involves sitting, walking or standing.
  • 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 institució n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acció n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientació n sexual, infomació n genética, identidad de género, o expresió n de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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