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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Riverview, FL, US, 33569

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 test construction materials from CEMEX USA operations, analyze and report the results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research and develop chemical admixtures suitable for use in concreting applications
  • Make modifications to existing admixture formulations to improve overall performance
  • Identify, plan, coordinate and participate in identifying raw materials suitable for use in various admixture formulations
  • Make plant visits as necessary to work with the appropriate staff to troubleshoot production related problems in a timely manner
  • Develop QC parameters for chemical admixtures to ensure product uniformity
  • Support the Q.C./Q.A. initiatives at the admixture plants
  • Plan, promote, and organize training activities for the plant Q.C. technicians
  • Supporting external/internal cement customers with concrete and admixture related field questions, problems or claims
  • Participate in identifying alternate raw materials to meet the plant raw material needs and/or to lower production cost while maintaining a good quality product   
     

Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in organic chemistry and formulating products for use in the ready-mix concrete industry is desired
  • Degree in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields. Master of Science is valued.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Organic chemistry 
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance techniques and measures
  • Analytical chemistry skills desirable
  • Formulating chemical admixtures
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint  
  • Project management and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, speaking, listening, and presentation skills
  • Team player with a “whatever it takes” attitude
     

Working Conditions

  • Mostly indoors, in temperature-controlled environment. 

Physical Requirements

  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • 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.
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/ or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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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