Consumers Energy Company Operationa Excellence Strategist in Jackson, Michigan
span class="jobdescription"spanemJoin a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties./em/span uDescription/uspanspanLeads and manages operational strategic initiatives by managing, supporting, and assisting all aspects of delivering operational transformation and innovation. Is instrumental in developing and executing cutting edge assignments to deliver success for Operations and Engineering departments through breakthrough process optimization and innovation change leadership. Will have primary responsibility for delivering operational Strategic expertise to the organization. This will require a blending of lean thinking, strong business acumen, adept financial skills, influential competency, change communication and quantitative analytical abilities to optimize the planning and performance of the teams in an effort to achieve operational excellence./span/span uspanspanDuties and Responsibilities/span/span/uulliEngage with Senior Leadership at the Company to develop and align innovative goals across the Organization and departments to achieve breakthrough results/liliOperate with significant autonomy and latitude in meeting business objectives and enabling breakthrough delivery of strategic innovations and projects./liliAnalyze the strategic, operating and financial impacts of business processes and optimization proposals; and, develop modeling, recommendations and associated business cases in response to these proposals./liliResearch and development of systems, technologies and processes that enable Engineering and Operations organization's world class performance./liliPerform benchmarking with industry peers and external company that deliver best in class results./liliDemonstrate partnership with IT, Financial and Operating departments for positive business outcomes./li/ul uQualifications/uulliBachelors Degree in applicable field/lilispanEnergy industry background that includes a working knowledge of effectively mapping technology to business challenges or equalient experience./span/lilispanLea / Six Sigma Certification/span/lilispanBusiness Optimization and Change Manangement Experience/span/li/uldivemPosition will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate./em/divdiv /divdivemAll qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin./em/div /spanBR/All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.