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Director Health & Safety - Supply Chain

Company: CEMEX
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

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 Director, Health & Safety will provide leadership, guidance, accident investigation and safety auditing within the U.S. Will also be responsible for safety compliance and ensuring that a positive safety attitude and environment exist within the operations. Responsible to lead a team to coordinate activity throughout the Region.

Job Responsibilities

Team Leadership and Management:

  • Set clear expectations, goals, and objectives for team members, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of safety policies, procedures and programs for the Region.
  • Comfortably deal with ambiguous assignments, utilizing strong problem solving to recommend or support implementing successful safety solutions.

    Change Management:
    • Identify training needs in the Region and liaise with the Director of Health &Safety Training to assist in relevant development of training material and subsequently implement identified training in the Region.
    • Must excel as a communicator. Will need to communicate credibly with large groups of employees, supervisors and managers, across CEMEX businesses, and with Federal, state and local authorities regarding accidents & compliance issues.

      Regulatory Compliance & Reporting:
      • Oversight for safety practices, accident and workers' compensation claims investigations, accident reporting procedures, compliance monitoring, record keeping and reporting processes to effectively reduce risk, increase safety awareness, and manage costs, while optimizing productivity.
      • Review operation incident frequencies, trends, conduct root cause analysis, and determine proper corrective actions to mitigate future incidents.
      • Provide timely data, accurate reporting and relevant health and safety information to the Region leadership to help guide decision making.
      • Stay current and engaged in the regulatory community to monitor and anticipate compliance requirements.
      • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, MSHA, DOT, State and Local rules and regulations at all times.
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management.


        • Bachelor's Degree in Health & Safety or related field
        • 5 years related work experience in Health & Safety
        • ASP/CSP, MSP certification a plus

          Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

          • Strong knowledge of MSHA, OSHA and DOT rules and regulations
          • Strong computer skills (Office 365 Suite including SharePoint, Power Automate, etc.)
          • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and ability to speak in front of groups
          • Ability to maintain levels of confidentiality and impartiality during investigations
          • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines
          • Ensure accountability, with respect to health & safety is applied consistently and appropriately throughout the Region

            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
              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 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.

              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 Espa--ol

              CEMEX es una instituci--n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acci--n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religi--n, discapacidad f--sica o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientaci--n sexual, informaci--n gen--tica, identidad de g--nero, o expresi--n de g--nero en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

              Postion can be based in the following geographies: Phoenix, Ft. Worth, Houston, Atlanta, Orlando, South Florida

Keywords: CEMEX, Houston , Director Health & Safety - Supply Chain, Executive , Houston, Texas

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