DTE Energy Plant Manager in Brook Park, Ohio
DTE DEARBORN PLANT MANAGER
Location: Brook Park, Ohio
_ GENERAL SUMMARY_
This position is responsible for overseeing, managing and directing the day to day operation and maintenance activities for utility and energy-related assets located within the Ford Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1. Utility systems and powerhouse infrastructure experience (Chillers, Cooling Towers Air Handling Units, Refrigeration equipment, and associated auxiliary equipment) is required, particularly in the competitive, non-regulated energy market. Experience supervising unionized labor is important. Work involves performing difficult and complex services requiring a high level of independent judgment, initiative and discretion. Work is mainly self-directed, with work results reviewed through the achievement of set goals and adherence to policies and procedures.
_ PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_
Ensure that the Customer-owned (Ford Motor Company) utility assets are operated in a safe, environmentally-responsible manner while satisfying Ford’s requirements
Supervise and direct the daily activities of all plant personnel, including an hourly workforce consisting of 10 Operations & Maintenance Technicians
Understand and adhere to all commercial and contractual obligations
Act as the onsite liaison between the Company and Ford
Ensure that all financial goals are met
Provide oversight to direct reports in the management of all energy conservation initiatives
Develop and manage annual O&M budget and cost-saving measures
Manage site purchasing and inventory control processes
Manage employee time entry and work schedules
Conduct employee safety training
Prepare and issue weekly and monthly reports in a timely, consistent manner
Support the development and implementation of all Onsite Energy business unit initiatives and best practices
Develop and maintain a close working relationship with key customer personnel
Perform other related duties as assigned
_ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES_
Must have a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of eight (8) or more years of experience in the operation, maintenance and administration of powerhouses, utility systems or similar plant assets
Must demonstrate an ability to understand and administer complex commercial agreements related to delivering reliable energy services to a Customer on a 24 hour per day, 7-day per week basis
An understanding of the operation and maintenance of plant equipment, including the importance of ensuring high availability, reliability and efficiency
Working knowledge of powerhouse equipment and systems, including but not limited to: boilers, chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, motors, pumps, piping/valves, instrumentation, etc.
An understanding of energy efficiency practices and energy conservation techniques
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and e-mail management applications
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Ability to develop and manage operating & maintenance budgets
Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
Capable of working alone or as part of a team without a significant level of supervision
Ability to balance time and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Capable of promoting and maintaining strong, positive relationships with coworkers, suppliers, contractors, vendors, and customers
Willingness to share expertise and knowledge with other team members for the benefit of the entire Onsite Energy business unit
An engineering degree is desired but not required
_ PHYSICAL DEMANDS_
The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to: reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, taste and smell. Frequently, the employee is required to stand, walk, and sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to talk and hear and to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.
The employee must occasionally wear a respirator, climb and work from ladders and pass through small openings to inspect equipment.
The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight and occasionally lift or move objects of up to 40 pounds in weight.
Vision requirements for this position include close, distance and peripheral vision, along with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
_ WORKING CONDITIONS_
The employee performs job duties in a field office shared by other site personnel and is exposed to loud noise levels.
- DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. *