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Energy Manager

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Leggett & Platt

Job Description

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Energy Manager within our Corporate Procurement team to help support our business. As a global-diversified manufacturing company, it’s sometimes hard to explain all the different things we do. We like to say, “we’re the biggest company no one has ever heard of.” We are confident you interact with one of our products in your daily life without knowing it. Whether it’s the mattress you sleep on, the car you drive, the plane you fly on, or the furniture you sit on, our high-quality components are there supporting you. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As an Energy Manager you will have the opportunity to partner with leaders throughout the organization. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by providing oversight of the Company’s energy risk management program. The team you will be working with is innovative and collaborative, and values the impactful work this team provides to the organization.

So, what will you be doing as an Energy Manager?

  • Manage the global sourcing strategy of electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, steam, water, renewables, and energy advisory services.
  • Provide leadership oversight and administration of the Company’s energy risk management program with the support of business partners and third-party energy procurement advisors.
  • Provide high quality energy market intelligence and analysis to key business partners to support operational decision-making.
  • Develop and execute an energy management strategy in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders to support robust energy-efficiency initiatives and carbon reduction goals.
  • Define, implement and communicate a clear strategy, roles and responsibilities at local, regional and global level for the procurement of various renewable energy options including renewable energy certificates, virtual power purchase agreements (VPPA) and on-site low carbon technology.
  • Manage third party service providers to source energy and identify and implement energy-efficiency projects.
  • Apply in-depth Energy and Utility-specific knowledge to propose recommendations to enhance existing and/or introduce new procurement processes or service capabilities that align with and support our corporate energy and sustainability goals.
  • Work with Corporate Procurement to lead the execution and optimization of Category Management Strategy, Contract Risk and Stakeholder Management, Supplier Relationship, etc.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Procurement, or similar certifications in energy management is preferred
  • Experience implementing statistical methodologies and software tools to assess and reduce energy and cost risk, developing, and implementing energy management plans resulting in risk and cost reduction
  • Experience in energy modeling, energy trading, and energy financial modeling
  • Experience in negotiating utility rates (both tariff rates and transmission level wholesale rates), power purchase agreements, energy contracts and/or energy retail rates
  • Knowledge of energy-efficiency opportunities in manufacturing, domestic and global energy markets and regulations, and energy management system standards is a plus
  • Direct experience with sourcing and contracting utility scale renewable power purchase agreements (i.e., virtual, direct off-take) and Procurement Environmental Sustainability program management is preferred

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.

Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!

We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.

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Advice from our career coach

As an Energy Manager at Leggett & Platt Inc., you will play a crucial role in managing the global sourcing strategy of various energy resources and supporting energy efficiency initiatives and goals. Here are some tips to help you stand out as an applicant:

  • Demonstrate your expertise in energy procurement and risk management through specific examples from your previous work experience.
  • Highlight any certifications you hold in energy management, such as Certified Energy Manager (CEM), to showcase your qualifications.
  • Showcase your experience in negotiating utility rates, power purchase agreements, and energy contracts to demonstrate your proficiency in this area.
  • Emphasize your familiarity with energy modeling, energy trading, and energy financial modeling to showcase your technical skills.
  • Illustrate your knowledge of energy-efficiency opportunities and global energy markets to demonstrate your understanding of the industry.

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Jun 9, 2024


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