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Manager Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions

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Date: Oct 21, 2021

Location: Ontario, CA, US, 91761

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 Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions Manager will help drive solutions to support CEMEX carbon-neutrality roadmap and efforts, by (1) establishing and sustaining essential contact with public agencies, contractors, private developers, and engineers; (2) driving increased demand for CEMEX sustainable cementitious & concrete solutions, products and services for specific projects through technical support & commercial relationships on infrastructure, commercial and industrial applications; (3) supporting  the sustainability initiatives of CEMEX including Vertua, Portland limestone cement adoption, Slag, other blended cements and SCM’s by conducting activities to speed adoption into the local market; (4)  identifying potential projects where the cementitious intensity is low, does not benefit CEMEX customers, or improved sustainable practices can be adopted, and then influence the decision makers to modify the structural design / bid process / other factors to overcome these challenges; (5) working on developing specific projects in coordination with CEMEX Commercial teams to strategically position CEMEX as the supplier of choice on those projects and provide additional value added to CEMEX Customers.  In addition, the Cemex Sustainable Infrastructure Manager shall support the sales of admixtures or other value-added solutions to Direct Work customers as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain deep relationships with customers, public agencies, developers, Engineering Consultants, and contractors.  Utilize these relationships to grow the use of Sustainable cement - based infrastructure options
  • Working in conjunction with the Cemex commercial teams, build and maintain collaborative relationships with contractors engaged in cementitious-based Infrastructure solutions  
  • Identify potential projects where sustainability can be enhanced, or the cementitious intensity is low or does not benefit CEMEX customers, and then influence the decision makers to modify the structural design / bid process / other factors to as needed.
  • Drive the adoption of CEMEX sustainability initiatives in the market including Vertua, Portland limestone cement adoption, or blended cements.   
  • Once the project is fully developed and ready for bid, provide leads to CEMEX Commercial teams collaborate with them to strategically position CEMEX as the supplier of choice on those projects and provide additional value added to CEMEX Customers.
  • Develop, promote, and grow the use of cement- and concrete-based options & sustainable solutions on specific projects 
  • Interact with and provide assistance to CEMEX Cement, RM, Aggregate, and Admixture sales to support relationship building with their customers & supporting their sustainability interactions.
  • Engage with design & specifying community as well as contractors, provide market intelligence to commercial team to support decision making on specific projects
  • Identify and rewrite key specifications within the territory that need modifications to allow for cement-based infrastructure and pavement options, as well as Vertua, Portland Limestone Cement, or Slag
  • Develop a prioritized call list of Managers, agencies, developers, owners and contractors within the territory
  • Develop the communication skills needed to meet with public agencies, developers, Engineering Consultants, owners and contractors to discuss above mentioned targets
  • Develop structural designs, cost analysis, promotional materials, and other technical information needed to sell the alternate cement - based infrastructure and pavement options 
  • Develop and deliver presentations to contractors, design Managers, geotechnical Managers, public agencies, University classes, etc. to educate them on the use of cement - based infrastructure and pavement options
  • Assist with developing and training contractors in the region as needed for specific cement based infrastructure and paving solutions

Qualifications

  • Existing strong network of customers, public agencies, Developers, Engineering Consultants, and contractors is a major plus
  • Preferred BS  or BA in Business, Concrete Industry Management or construction science with 2 years of experience
  • Master of Business Administration is a plus
     

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate and interact with public agencies, developers, Engineering Consultants, and contractors who work on infrastructure projects
  • Geotechnical Managering, Land Development, Construction estimating or sales experience is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience working with sustainability concepts
  • Basic knowledge of construction 
  • Basic knowledge of cement and concrete materials
  • Strong personal relationship and presentation skills, well organized, and market/business savvy
  • Experience participating in commercial and or business transaction environments such as front line interaction with owners or public agencies is a plus
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
  • Excellent verbal & written communication 
     

Working Conditions

  • Long periods of standing and/or walking required.
  • Some exposure to dust, noise, and extreme temperatures.
  • Fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Working with challenging clients, assisting with trainings, and presenting information is expected regularly.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and fingering to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.
  • 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, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles