Laboratory Project Manager

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Date: May 31, 2022

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

Under the direct supervision of the CTC director, the Laboratory Project Manager is responsible for managing projects and requests coming through the lab from internal and external customers.  Responsible for planning the test program; conducting proper investigations; reviewing the data to ensure accuracy; and completion of the reports in a timely manner, while working as an effective member of the Technical Services and Quality Assurance Team to achieve operational goals and objectives as well as providing superior customer experience. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the CTC Director and coordinates efforts related to the projects/requests from internal and external customers
  • Help develop new operational methods to reduce costs and produce a more consistent feed to the plant
  • Perform daily work area inspection and sign required documentation
  • Be primary point of contact for all new projects and requests
  • Review and approve of the scope of all projects in terms of order and extent of testing to be performed 
  • Assign project responsibilities to personnel
  • Prioritize projects
  • Review all laboratory test results prior to preparation of reports 
  • Final review and issuing of reports to clients
  • Audit of all equipment calibrations
  • Assist CTC Director with Safety related training and meetings, maintain a safe and environmentally compliant operation
  • Set schedule expectations with clients (internal and external) and ensure “on time” delivery of work product
  • Implementation of efficiency improvements (processes, training, equipment)
  • Work closely with our technical services group to support customers with field-related issues as needed

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in high-volume research and development laboratory, preferably in cement and concrete industry 
  • Master’s degree in material science /engineering
  • Previous team leadership experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be computer literate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and possibly mine planning software
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Able to analyze information to drive initiatives
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully
  • Strong technical systems aptitude
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Superior interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate and communicate with lab staff and customers
  • Customer orientation

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
  • At times, requires working in hot, dusty, or wet conditions with exposure to loud noises

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate with customers

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. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

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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