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Consumers Energy MATERIALS TECH in DEARBORN, Michigan

CMS Enterprises owns and operates independent power generating plants, natural gas assets and an energy marketing group for the non-utility segment of CMS Energy's business.  We are proud of our strong history of reliably serving our utility, municipal, commercial and industrial customers. To learn more about CMS Enterprises business, please visit .


Responsible for coordinating and maintaining the CMMS database. Utilizing the CMMS program to maintain a current asset listing, proper inventory levels, and order necessary parts; maintains records for equipment, equipment inventory; and facilitates the development of a detailed plan of action regarding the ordering of parts and materials for equipment due to periodic maintenance, major overhauls, or unscheduled down situations. Assists Maintenance Supervisor in researching special parts and supplies. Responsible for coordinating the flow of materials, tools, and parts outside and within the plan with promptness and efficiency.


  • Inspects, receives, distributes supplies and stores incoming equipment, tools, parts, and supplies. Also arranges for return of incorrect or defective items.

  • Updates the CMMS database to reflect the correct parts inventory, and current locations.

  • Maintains appropriate stock of standard items. Generates purchase orders through the CMMS and follows-up and expedites orders as required.

  • Implements and maintains the warehouse bar coding system.

  • Maintains accurate equipment and inventory records. Performs physical inventory of stock materials.

  • Assists Maintenance Supervisor in planning, scheduling and execution of scheduled outages.

  • Assists in researching information regarding equipment critical spare parts required to be kept on hand.

  • Contacts and schedules vendor and contract services as directed.

  • Prepares, generates, updates, and closes work orders utilizing the CMMS.

  • Generates maintenance reports on equipment, inventory, work orders and other maintenance activities as appropriate.

  • Picks up parts and supplies and runs other errands as requested or required.

  • Performs other comparable and related duties as assigned.

  • Ensures the safe storage and handling of chemicals through shipping and receiving.

  • Capable of using analytical judgment to plan and perform diversified work, making decisions within prescribed limitations.

  • Writing, communicating, and negotiating skills. Schedule and expedite parts equipment for large projects.


  • 6 years of experience in materials handling

  • Possess basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Excel and other programs.

  • Strong Written Communication skills

  • Basic Mathematical Fundamentals


Occasionally ( O ) Frequently ( F ) Constantly ( C )

0-33% AWD 33-66% AWD 67% - 100% AWD

(AWD = Average Work Day)

Using the above chart, identify with each activity below, the frequency that the activity takes place in an average work day. If the activity is not required, please indicate N/R.

A. Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. ( O )

B. Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. Requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles. ( O )

C. Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on one knee or both knees. ( O )

D. Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. ( O )

E. Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. ( O )

F. Sitting: Sitting upright in the work area to perform duties. ( F )

G. Crawling: Positioning the body so that weight is evenly distributed on both hands and knees on a flat surface. ( O )

H. Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time. ( O )

I. Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. ( O )

J. Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. ( O )

K. Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. ( O )

L. Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Requires substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

( F )

M. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. ( C )

N. Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. ( O )

O. Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. ( C )

P. Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss at 500 Hz, 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts. ( C )


Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Visual Acuity Requirements Including Color, Depth Perception, & Field of Vision Machine Operator (including inspection) - This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines (including inspection), using measurement devices, assembly, or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

Why should you join our team?

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • 401k with company match

  • Paid parental leave

  • Up to 13 paid Holidays

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance Program

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

We, at CMS Energy, value Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. It is part of our DNA. We treat our employees with respect, we treat each other fairly and we value the opinions of others. We are passionate about building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels included. We don’t discriminate. We seek to learn about each other and better understand our unique differences. Our uniqueness makes us authentic. We create safe spaces where everyone can be who they truly are. We invite difficult conversations and uncomfortable topics. We value diverse perspectives; this is what makes us great together. We harbor an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. Our Employee Resource Groups, Women’s Advisory Panel (WAP), Women’s Engineering Network (WEN), Minority Advisory Panel (MAP), Pride Alliance of Consumers Energy (PACE), GENERGY, capable, Interfaith and Veterans Advisory Panel (VAP) are key enablers to living the values of our company culture: Caring, Empowered, Deliberate, Agility, and Ownership.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.