Manager Block Plant

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Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Las Vegas, NV, US, 89115

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

Responsible for managing the block production plant to produce a quality product at acceptable cost levels. Responsibilities include the efficient and effective utilization of human resources, plant and equipment.

Job Responsibilities

Hire, train and supervise an adequate number of employees to meet the needs of the block plant operations.

Based on sales and inventory needs, schedules block plant production.

Insures proper maintenance of plant production equipment to minimize lost production time. This includes maintaining adequate spare parts inventory.

Orders raw materials to meet production and inventory needs.

Insures that production meets or exceeds established quality standards.

Maintain positive customer relations by responding to and resolving complaints.

From time to time, may be requested to assist other block operations employees to solve complaints.

Establish both short and long range budgets in order to meet both current and the preceding years P&L plans. Special attention to wages, repair parts, capital expenses, material cost, and other variable and fixed costs.

Perform routine mechanical/electrical repairs and preventative maintenance

Perform troubleshooting and problem solving as needed.

Prepare daily production reports, down time reports, and other paperwork as required using CEMEX required computerized forms and systems. Responsible for filing and documentation systems

Batch and adjust mix designs as required

Train and cross-train block plant personnel as required

Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment

Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.


  • Position requires the equivalent of a two year Associate degree and/or education in related areas.
  •  A minimum of 5 years experience in Block Production. Should include at least 2 years of full responsibility of all aspects of production, maintenance, and quality control
  • Basic OSHA requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good communication and human resources skills are required
  • Strong maintenance knowledge/skills; strong electrical trouble-shooting skills
  • Possess management skills
  • Experience with the types of production equipment being used in the production process
  • Has the ability to motivate the production team
  • Electrical blue prints and computer module interfaces (Allen Bradley, IDEC, and/or Texas Instruments).
  • A working knowledge of all aspects of control circuits.
  • Metal fabrication (welding and cutting)
  • A basic knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic controls and assemblies
  • Knowledge of mix design and material requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of ASTM specifications and test results.
  • Basic OSHA requirements in the Block Plant.
  • Familiar with the mill supply industry with respect to parts and purchasing
  • Field experience with construction and particularly with the masonry contractors
  • Possess background with experience in materials engineering

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors.
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force rarely, and/or up to 50 pounds or force occasionally, 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 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: Las Vegas