General Motors Sr Energy Engineer - FAC0000396 in Warren, Michigan

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The Sr. Energy Engineer is responsible for the implementation of facility solutions, alternatives and processes ensuring effective energy, water, and carbon management practices to meet company public goals. Work is performed in a manufacturing or non-manufacturing activity where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment.

Responsible for promoting and driving company energy conservation cost reduction support efforts for plants and other facilities including planning and implementing energy and water savings projects.


- Promote energy conservation and efficiency initiatives at facilities, including conceptual engineering to develop business cases and manage outside engineering resources.

- Support Plant Energy Budget, Sufficiency Plan, and KPI development

- Perform Energy Treasure Hunts and lead Implementation of action items with plants and facilities

- Provide technical support to Power House (PH) and WWTP operations

- Review PH & Plants for opportunities in energy conservation and cost reduction

- Meet with plant leadership to drive energy conservation initiatives at site

- GM North America representative to the plant for energy conservation and efficiency initiatives

- Prepare Appropriation Requests, as required, for projects

- Ensures effective day to day facilities operations including process implementation and monitoring.

- Work may involve providing direction and coordination to less experienced facilities engineers.


- 5 – 10 Years inManufacturing Engineering / Power House / Utility / Energy Conservation preferred

- 4 year degree in Energy Management, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering

- Certified Energy Manager, Certified Energy Auditor, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and / or Registered Professional Engineer, preferred

- Globalization: Second language with technical detail preferred

- Leadership Ability: Promotes participation, cooperation, and excitement in given tasks

- Team Work: Builds and promotes team environment

- Supervisory Experience: Previous experience in supervising hourly non-skilled, skilled trades and salaried personnel preferred

- Facilitation Skills: Ability to lead meetings and presentations in medium to large audiences

- Negotiating Skills: Ability to successfully negotiate issues during meetings with management and contractors as required

- Communication Skills: Strong proven ability to clearly convey message to others, both verbally and written

- Project Management: Develop Energy and Water savings projects through finance approval,support engineeringand project implementation.

-Analyze Federal, State, and Local Utility rebates and incorporate into project development.

-Implement Energy Performance Contracts for appropriate projects.

- Analytical Ability: Ability to analyze mechanical, electrical, and other technical systems to make logical decisions related to optimization.

- Knowledge of Regulations: EPA Air & Hazardous Waste, DOT, NFPA, NIOSH, ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code preferred

- Computer Knowledge: Proficient in word, excel, power point, project

- Technical Knowledge: Theoretical and practical knowledge of plant process, power house, and facility energy systems

- Knowledge ofFinancial Process: Familiar with general accounting principles, expense reporting procedures, purchasing process, project forecasting, appropriation and bidding, Utilities & PH Maintenance Budgeting,

- Knowledge ofProcurement: Familiar with eSAP, specification development, competitive bidding, and Energy Performance Contracting preferred.

- Knowledge of Automotive Processes: focus on large energy users – Paint and casting preferred

- Knowledge of Internal Controls: Familiarity with Process Risk Management and Audit process preferred

- Knowledge/Experience: Demonstrated ability to operate and manage Power House / Waste Water Treatment facility, implementing cost reduction initiatives, improving maintenance and reliability as subject matter expert preferred

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