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Planning Manager - Capital Allocation

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Date: Jul 17, 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

The Capital Allocation Planning Manager role is responsible for the functions, operations and activities related to US Operation financial planning and performance.  It is an integral role within the Strategic Planning team with exposure to the overall operation and Senior Management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop Capital Expense Allocation Budgets for all US businesses
  • Assess Capital Expense requests prepared by businesses, for fit and alignment with Strategic and Financial guidelines
  • Review and prepare Capital Expense requests for submission to Central Planning, and follow up through approval
  • Liaise with BSO, Treasury and other areas to ensure compliance with CEMEX policies for Capital Expenses
  • Report and Analyze mobile equipment requirements across business lines
  • Coordinate mobile equipment purchases with businesses and Procurement
  • Manage Ready Mix portable plant fleet across US
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to support a variety of business decisions
  • Perform monthly and other ad-hoc reporting for Capital Expenses


  • Master in Finance or MBA required
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience
  • CPA or CFA is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or Economics
  • MBA or equivalent from top tier program (or in the process)
  • 5 or more years professional experience preferably in manufacturing industry

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Highly skilled in Excel, PowerPoint and other applications
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and high-pressure environment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization

Working Conditions

  • Able to work in an open concept office environment

Physical Requirements

  • 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors
  • 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.

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