Siemens Energy Analyst III - Natural Gas - Smart Buildings - Remote in Columbia, South Carolina
Job Family: Internal Services
Req ID: 362883
>>THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION<<
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Siemens Smart Infrastructure connects energy systems and buildings to adapt and evolve the way we live and work through high-profile construction and infrastructure projects such as airports, pharmaceutical plants, data centers, stadiums, universities, military bases, and hospitals.
We live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
The primary role of this position is to provide Energy Management, Operations and Budget support to industrial and commercial clients to include:
creating and maintaining advanced tracking models
producing reports in a deadline sensitive environment
verifying pricing documents for clients in a deadline sensitive environment
training new and current Operations and Budget team members
leading and managing projects or services with limited overview from the Operations and Budgets Manager
acts as group lead on Siemens standard full and client customized budgets.
reviews final deliverable for accuracy and adherence to Siemens deliverable layout/formats
act as a team lead for operations or budget tasks
provide an overview of Operational and Budget tasks for client tours
Assigned specific weekly department tasks to review and schedule to ensure all requirements are covered.
Monitor and manages basic and high priority client integration timelines
Monitor energy consumption and manage imbalances on client energy contracts
Requires deep knowledge with utility and pipeline operations, tariffs and how they operate, including supplier processes and protocols
Understands and implements balancing alternatives provided by utilities and pipelines and pushes knowledge to less tenured staff to ensure customer benefits from options available
Requires a high level of client communication in order to project accurate consumption patterns
Apply operational knowledge to identify vendor billing errors
Use problem solving skills to resolve billing errors and obtain corrected invoices
Verification is completed quickly and effectively with no late fees caused by Siemens
Collaborates with other departments if needed to finalize reconciliations
Maintain energy cost tracking models based on energy contracts
May serve as a Subject Matter Expert with new or potential client meetings
Serve as lead point of contact for large/key clients with regards to client operations overall and maintain contact at the site level for assigned sites
Understands all Siemens databases and tools
Facilitate plant actions related to transporter/supplier performance requests, during both normal operations and emergency situations
Execute client fixed price transactions under existing energy contracts
Provide reports to clients detailing fixed price positions
Capture and provide details on cost savings and initiatives
Commodity Services Collaboration: Research and report on market news and regulatory proceedings; determine client impact and communicates to client and internally
Evaluate existing supply and tariff structure(s) to identify alternatives to meet clients’ needs and enhance value
Develop and assemble client presentation materials with little to no supervision
Provide Energy Buyers with location specific utility, pipeline and balancing requirements during the procurement planning phase for large/key clients
Includes attending client meetings during the RFP process to educate and inform the client
Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (How To) on facilities served by the Operations department
Complete and/or lead review and revision of assigned Standard Operating Procedures/processes within Operations & Budget Manager’s assigned timeframe
Participate on assigned consulting projects
Including leading any large scale or long-term projects for the team
Participate in and/or lead group reevaluation of current processes and offer suggestions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of each process
Successful commodity management of facilities
Locations that are managed by the Analyst should be free of penalties
Negative supply costs minimized through proactive monitoring of supplier actions
Compliance on Reporting
Accurate reports are sent in a timely manner prior to established deadlines
Able to execute gas or power contract extensions with little to no supervision.
Ongoing spot check and documentation of Analyst I and II entries in Siemens’ databases and tools in order to ensure that they are populated with accurate and correct information
Could be required to provide RFP support for a client driven energy supply solicitation
Creates and maintains budget models on sophisticated customers for a client defined fiscal term for various account and service types (Electric, Natural Gas, Water, etc.)
Responsible for the accuracy of all data transmitted to external and internal customers
Monitor client usage forecasts to be included in budget deliverable
Works directly with other Siemens groups to provide forward market pricing (including fixed positions) to be applied in final budget deliverable
Monitor regulatory commissions for proposed rate changes for client vendors to include in budget
Provides detailed documentation of all assumptions used to create the budget deliverable
Performs peer quality control check of models to ensure accurate calculation of all inputs and assumptions
Acts as group lead on Siemens standard escalated budgets
Coordinates internal timeline of key dates from kickoff to final delivery
Apply knowledge and database expertise to run extensive queries to provide statistical data to clients and other Siemens groups
Participates in direct discussion with client about information pertaining to their budget
Tenure – Minimum 3 years * of energy industry experience or related experience
In depth knowledge of Energy Commodity Contracts
Full knowledge of the Energy Hedging process (power and gas)
Advise on supplier performance - Fuel Management and Hedging effectiveness
Ability to proactively research and resolve issues
Excellent understanding of Commodity and Basis markets
Strong team player
Strong Collaboration skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong time management skills
Very detail oriented
Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization
*Requirement can be waived at management discretion.
As part of Siemens’ Disaster Recovery plan, should the office be closed due to inclement weather, power/internet outages, etc., employee may be required to work from their residence or another designated location. Laptops and/or other equipment to perform the applicable tasks outlined in this position description will be provided by Pace Global.
This job requires being on call after standard business hours as well as some weekend work based on client need and peak need.
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