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Energy Management Consultancy Supervisor (POD Lead)

Job Title: Energy Management Consultancy Supervisor (POD Lead)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Chicago (Hybrid)

Job description

EM3 is a Global Innovative Energy Management Solutions company that focuses on the energy performance of industrial manufacturing facilities. EM3 is part of the SHV Energy Group which has 17,000 employees worldwide. In the past 2 years we have delivered energy management services on large industrial sites in 24 different countries.

At EM3 we strive to make working with us a mutually beneficial relationship, offering our Engineers exposure to all areas of our business and supporting their progression through their chosen career path. EM3 provides employees with an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in a dynamic and rapidly expanding company which strives to reduce the impact of large industries on the environment and reduce global warming emissions.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Energy Management Consultancy Supervisor (POD Lead) based in Chicago, US.

The successful candidate will lead teams in planning and carrying out technical energy audits, surveys and projects to make energy use more efficient and improve utility systems at Industrial Manufacturing sites in the Food, Dairy, Pharmaceutical, Bio-pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries.

Role Responsibilities & Description:

Your role involves managing a project team that provides energy management services and developing energy efficiency solutions for large-scale manufacturing facilities, from the early conceptual stage and supporting through detailed design to implementation. You will collaborate with engineers and project managers to facilitate project implementation across industrial manufacturing sites.

The systems in which we implement energy performance improvements include Chillers, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Combined Heat & Power, Heat Recovery, HVAC, Steam and Hot Water Systems and process technologies including Utilities Plant Room design.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

· Lead a team of Energy Engineers delivering multiple projects.

· Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders.

· Support the development of junior engineers through training, coaching, and mentoring.

· Managing project delivery including resources, timeline, budget and quality.

· Lead/support technical energy audits, surveys, and assist in project implementation on industrial sites.

· Implement energy performance improvements in systems including Chillers, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Steam, HVAC, and process technologies.

· Carry out energy opportunities surveys and prepare energy consumption calculations.

· Develop decarbonisation strategies for clients in line with legislative and corporate requirements.

· Provide top-level financial justifications for various projects.

· Identify anomalies and opportunities in energy consumption profiles.

· Develop identified opportunities into concepts and present reports to client organizations.

· Optimize existing energy infrastructure and review alternative/renewable energy feasibility.

· Measurement & Verification of energy reductions

· Coordinate the delivery of project, consultancy, and engineering services for our clients.


The ideal candidate will have experience in the design, and project implementation of Utilities systems including either HVAC, cooling process and refrigeration, steam / hot water, heat pumps and heat recovery, CHP, renewables.

Other requirements include:

· University Honours Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

· Min 4+ years relevant experience.

· Experience with industrial facilities such as Dairy, Nutrition, Pharma, Biopharma & Medical Device manufacturing facilities.

· Ability to identify and quantify energy-saving opportunities in the industrial and commercial sectors. Strong knowledge of ISO 50001.

· Strong supervisory and/or management experience is required.

· Proven ability to Supervise or Manage a team.

· Knowledge and experience in energy auditing, energy consumption forecasting, and energy modelling.

· CEA/CEM or equivalent an advantage.

Professional Engineering Licence (PE)


· A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for tasks/projects.

· The ability to lead, use initiative and be self-motivated.

· Good working knowledge of MS office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

· Full Driving Licence required.

· EUETS experience an advantage.

· Good knowledge of IPMVP.

· Good working knowledge of environment, health and safety legislation requirements.


Offer Details:

· Competitive Salary

· Company Bonus Structure

· Paid Time Off

· Healthcare Plan

· 401K Retirement Plan

· Flexible work schedule with work-from-home opportunities.

· A focus on learning and development for all employees.

· Health & Well-being programs

· Career Opportunities

· Opportunities to travel.

Early Finish Fridays

· Professional Body Membership

· Employee Referral Programme

· Sports and Social events

· Diversity of Work & World-Class Energy Engineering Experience and much more!

Travel Requirement: 20%

Join EM3 and be part of our mission to create a sustainable future by reducing the environmental impact of industrial manufacturing facilities. Apply now to embark on an exciting and rewarding career with us.

EM3 is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming candidates from all backgrounds and experiences.


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