Senior CapEx Engineering Manager - Remote

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Americas Cement Corporate



Job ID:  479373


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview


Responsible for managing all aspects of project lifecycles. Liaise with plant and GTS / MTS teams to coordinate and achieve acceptable solutions. Direct and plan activities using own initiative in order to achieve overall project objectives. May travel to various Ash Grove Cement locations as needed, up to 50% to successfully manage projects.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Promote and follow all aspects of safety guidelines (CRH safety 16 live Savings Rules) making sure all the designs will be developed in accordance with the safety standard required, and participate in meetings as required.  
  • Prepare technical tender documents, including detailed scopes, and acceptance criteria for procurement of equipment, services of Engineering consultants, and construction contractors taking account of the requirements specific to the relevant Ash Grove plant, as well as the required CRH standards and local codes. Works with CRH subject matter experts and site engineering personnel and assures that assigned contractors for projects conform to SOW
  • Work along with the Project Manager, Capex Commercial Director, and Procurement Manager managing all the technical RFI during the tender process.
  • Along with the plant Management, he’s assisting with the preparation of the layout and scope of work  
  • Prepare and update project cost estimates and assist management teams with the preparation of CX application documents (Technical Challenge Session and technical White Paper) 
  • Manage the engineering companies during the design phase controlling timing, cost, and quality to ensure that all the scope of work is delivered in accordance with the contract obligations
  • Conduct regular engineering status update meetings 
  • Work closely with the project team to develop project schedules related to the engineering part and manage the construction engineering RFI coming from the contractors 
  • Analyze and compare received tenders and make a proper technical tabulation and prepare the recommendations and ranking on the selection of suppliers based on technical merit.
  • Work with the procurement department in the negotiation of the technical part of the contracts up to the contract signature with the chosen equipment supplier, contractor, or Engineering company.
  • Assess Engineering project progress and productivity/performance to identify areas for improvement and continuity of construction progress; have contractors initiate adjustments as needed.
  • Coordinate the work of other engineering resources that might be assigned to project 
  • Participate in the monthly project progress meeting and CAPEX team coordinating meeting 
  • Use the AGC – CRH project management tools 
  • Other duties as assigned by management  


Other Requirements


  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. in English required. 
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects.  
  • Cement process knowledge




  • 10 or more years of experience in Lead technical role in mining, cement industry. 


Licenses and Certifications


  • Other EIT (Preferred)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) (Preferred)




  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, mining, or related discipline. 


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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