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Consumers Energy Fleet Program Manager - Alternative Fuels in Saginaw, Michigan

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.

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.

General Summary

The company has set a goal of 30% of the entire fleet being EV by 2030, however, there is a strong desire to accelerate this transition as part of the Clean Energy Plan and corporate sustainablity breakthrough goals. This position will lead planning and assist with strategy development via internal fleet concierge analyses with outside consultants, organize EV test vehicle trials and procurement with a variety of manufacturers, author reports and presentations for senior leadership and external audiences regarding company EV strategy, and lead efforts to ensure employees are prepared for the EV transition (culturally, operationally, and with infrastructure) so that all employees can be positive ambassadors in the EV space.This position will also audit Fleet's corporate policies, including, but not limited to Employee Assigned Vehicle Program and vehicle mileage policy for risk and author appropriate and ethical revisions as nessesary. In addition to above, this position will provide witness support in both Gas and Electric MPSC rate case filings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accelerated Fleet electrification transition planning and strategy development.

  • Internal employee change management regarding transportation electrification.

  • Leadership and external stakeholder presentations and supporting materials. Including EEI and other industry/utility committee participation.

  • Coordination of learnings with PowerMIFleet team to assist external customer fleet electrification

  • Coordination of charging stations to EV location with appropriate business partners

  • Auditing and updating Fleet Corporate policies

  • Provide witness support for both Gas and Electric rate case

  • Other non-essential duties as assigned or may be necessary.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Electric Vehicle operation and market availability to match operational requirements

  • Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure and logistics

  • Change management and presentation skills

  • Fleet regulatory and compliance. Corporate Fleet policies

  • Fleet strategy

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree – degree in Business and/or Engineering preferred

  • 8 years’ experience in Vehicle Alternatives Fuels and/or EV

Essential Functions

All the above duties are essential functions of this role. These essential functions align with the company’s strategic EV goals, Fleet risk mitigation and Fleet strategy to provide a safe, reliable, regulatory compliant, and cost-effective fleet.

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.

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