Manager Assistant Terminal

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77011

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 assistant manager will be responsible for all aspects of the cement terminal operations including:  Management of all aspects of cement reception and delivery. Rail, truck and/or barge reception and rail loading where applicable as well as truck reception when and where applicable.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assistant manager will be responsible for implementing and overseeing CEMEX Health and Safety management systems and processes 
  • Operate terminals in compliance with all state & federal safety and environmental standards 
  • Manage costs as well as manage inventories to avoid stock outs and or demurrage 
  • Plan, develop and implement strategies to maximize production and reduce costs 
  • In conjunction with the terminal manager, develop and manage a terminal budget 
  • Responsible for process improvements, and staffing of plant to ensure operational efficiency 
  • Foster teamwork, open communication and cooperation across functional boundaries 
  • Adhere to all CEMEX and OSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds 
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards 
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management


  • 5 years of cement terminal experience highly preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred 
  • Experience with handling and interpreting CBA’s 
  • Previous experience supervising front-line employees

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude to work with company computer programs 
  • Must be a self-starter, and a problem solver 
  • Must be able to perform well in a fast-paced environment 
  • Must be committed to safety 
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and teamwork/collaboration skills 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills 
  • Possessing creative problem-solving and analytical skills 
  • Results oriented
  • Identifies issues and drives the decision process 
  • Strong leadership skills including motivating, influencing, fostering teamwork and resolving conflict 
  • Proficient in risk and issue management

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary 
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment 
  • Capable of working in an open office environment 
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary  

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 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

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, 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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