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Manager Electrical & Automation Reliability

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Date: Oct 7, 2021

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

To ensure safe and reliable operation for all CEMEX cement plants in the USA and other Business Units. Will be responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of innovative solutions to electrical, instrumentation, automation, networking reliability issues and projects for multiple facilities.  This person will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations based on collection and analysis of data and information and analysis of cost, risk, and benefits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain safety as a top priority and assures that everyday activities meet all requirements, standard safety procedures, hazards assessments, work permits, etc.
  • Assist in engineering, design, specification, assessment, and technical support of electrical, instrumentation, automation, networking, and Cybersecurity equipment assets.
  • Own and lead the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process for failures to ensure prevention of re-occurrence and follow ups on pending tasks to support the BU’s until it gets done.
  • Responsible for the reliability of the electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment of the plant, including but not limited to MV & LV Transformers, Switchgears, VFD´s, MCCs, Motors, Grounding System, Lighting & Lightning Systems, PLCs, HMIs, etc.
  • Provides Electrical, Instrumentation & Automation technical support to operation and maintenance.
  • Supervise Electrical & Automation Team. Develop and propose preventive, proactive, and autonomous maintenance plans for Electrical & Automation departments. 
  • Support and assist with ongoing education and technical learning for employees.
  • Any additional work assigned by Management.
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, or Electronic, or Computer, or Networking Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience in maintenance & reliability in an industrial manufacturing environment. 
  • Proven experience in maintenance and engineering of electrical, instrumentation, automation, networking equipment such as low/medium/high voltage switchgear, transformers, motors, distribution systems, MCCs, VFDs, PLCs, HMIs, Process Control Network, Cybersecurity, and CEMS/DAHS systems.
  • Proven knowledge of Preventive and Predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies
  • Proven experience in execution of Reliability methodologies such as RCA, RCI, FMEA, Statistical downtime analysis, Fishbone analysis etc.
  • Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams.
  • Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision
     

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with MS Office Software, especially MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint Experience with SAP Software preferred 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work extended hours as needed.
  • Experience in engineering, specification and design of electrical systems, assets and projects. Understanding of electrical regulatory and industrial standards and codes
  • Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams
  • Experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision 
     

Working Conditions

  • This position requires a combination of office and field work.  This position requires travel domestically & accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is required, including Holidays and Weekends.
  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise and working outdoors.
  • Must wear all necessary protective equipment while at the location.
     

Physical Requirements

  • Required walking, sitting, lifting, reaching, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy work-exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • 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 safety 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
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screening. 

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.

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.


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