Superintendent Raw Materials & Calcination I

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Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Longmont, CO, US, 80503

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

Create and assure compliance of the production area program, guaranteeing all product is manufactured within environmental, quality, yield and cost specification by assigning resources for both programmed and outstanding activities in order to solve them safely and according to CEMEX standards, promoting always a safe and engaging work place. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Work following the Mission, Vision and Values of CEMEX, lead by example.
  • Assures training requirements are meet for all personnel in their areas, identifies and creates plans for compliance and delivers training where required.  
  • Control and lead all steps in the production process for their area, in a safe and professional manner in conformance with plant rules, operational instructions, environmental limits, quality standards and company policies  
  • Assigns, programs, and supervises activities for area personnel, establishes priorities for achieving objectives and solving issues or incidents.  
  • Creates instructions, procedures and standards, and assure compliance of them both on the operation of the equipment as well as the physical status of the area. 
  • Assures operational continuity.
  • Verifies and applies all quality systems, procedures and meets objectives. 
  • Verifies and applies all environmental standards, assures limit compliance and optimizes reagent use through the correct operation of equipment. 
  • Analyze, assign resources and solve potential and identified problems in area equipment.
  • Plan and program together with Maintenance and Quality all equipment corrective, preventive and major outages, with the objective of a safe and efficient execution. 
  • Creates and executes major outage plans.
  • Participate in the creation of the Operational budget and assure compliance. 
  • Assures compliance of all autonomous maintenance routines, plans together with maintenance the solution for issues identified. 
  • Process measurements, analysis, and improvement of all equipment in area, following Equipment Essential guidelines. 
  • Define a clear improvement plan for all personnel and equipment in area. 
  • In charge of assuring and compliance of the correct housekeeping of areas, assigning, supervising, and assuring resources for its continuous improvement. 
  • Assures the correct communication, follow up and execution of procedures, instructions, actions and standards assigned by the Production Manager. 
  • Collaborates and executes standard actions as requested by the Process Department. 
  • Administers all resources in area (personnel, material and economical)
  • Assigns work schedules for Shift Supervisors and Control Room operators, request overtime needs to Production Managers and authorizes time-off as permitted by the needs of the department and in accordance with company policies. 
  • Lead area meetings, and participate and present results in plant and other area meetings
  • Adhere and ensure  all CEMEX, MSHA, O.S.H.A., and other safety rules and regulations at all times. Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds (including but not limited to clothing, hardhat, safety glasses, ear protection, safety shoes, gloves, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemistry or Chemical preferred) or related major
  • 2-5 years progressive experience within the heavy industrial manufacturing industry, preferred.
  • Availability at all times to work and resolve issues of assigned area

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Cement experience and knowledge in quality, operation and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Ability and Leadership to manage and develop people, communication, team work and collaboration with different areas. 
  • Result oriented, identifies issues and drives the decision process, through an analytic mind, coordinate and work on different activities simultaneously
  • Ability to plan and coordinate activities within supervised personnel and other departments
  • Self-motivated, fast-learner in high paced working environment
  • Detail oriented and ability to set priorities and complete goals and objectives in a timely and orderly manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer savvy, Microsoft Office software

Working Conditions

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

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or 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 safely around heavy rolling equipment   
  • Must be capable of working at heights and confined spaces
  • Must pass physical screening, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen

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.

The expected base compensation for this position ranges from $81,000.00 to $100,000.00 depending on, but not limited to, market location, job-related knowledge, skill sets, experience, and education

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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