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Energy Analyst

Company: Kum & Go
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Kum & Go is hiring an Energy Analyst to join our Facilities team. This role will develop and maintain a comprehensive system to gather, manage, and analyze data about Kum & Go's energy. In this role you will work with a variety of different companies including power, water, and natural gas. The Energy Analyst will make sense of the data so Kum & Go can make better decisions about how to proceed in the future. This role will apply financial analysis and tools to maximize better business performance, increase customer satisfaction, and return savings to the bottom line by improving efficiencies long-term.
What you'll do

  • Develop a monthly usage analysis system and routines
  • Analyze store utilities usage and identify anomalies and trends
  • Review and analyze energy management system data and diagnose system alerts
  • Create and present monthly metrics and maintain historic use data
  • Identify opportunities for energy and water use reduction using engineering models and calculations to identity opportunities for savings
  • Prepare annual R&M and capital budgets, and quarterly updates for Operations leadership
    What we're looking for
    • Ability to perform daily monitoring and preventative maintenance activities on critical systems and facility equipment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to build strong relationships inside and outside of the organization
    • Skilled at troubleshooting systems including refrigeration equipment, water systems, and HVAC
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment
    • Experience with financial analysis and/or budgeting
      Other key requirements
      • Technical background either working in or degree/certification in HVAC, mechanical or industrial engineering, or electrical work
      • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
      • Ability to travel up to 10%
      • Relocation to Des Moines, IA area required
        Leadership Competencies
        • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others
        • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions
        • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same
        • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers
        • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner
        • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems
        • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance
        • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others
        • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions
        • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it
          About Kum & GoAt Kum & Go, our purpose is to make days better. We do that by connecting with people. Every day, whether in stores or at our Store Support Center office, we take a people-first approach to developing associates, serving customers, and solving problems. We provide a unique working experience where our associates are given the opportunity to make connections and to have fun along the way. Our culture is supported by our five core values:
          • Passion - We love what we do, and it shows in our work
          • Integrity - We do the right thing, even when it is difficult
          • Teamwork - We believe that greatness is only achieved in unity
          • Caring - We have genuine compassion for our customers, associates, families, and communities
          • Excellence - We expect and deliver superior performance
            Established in Hampton, Iowa in 1959, Kum & Go is a fourth-generation, family-owned convenience store chain providing a fresh perspective by meeting customers where they are and offering them the choices they deserve. For over 60 years, the company has been dedicated to sharing 10% of all profits back to the communities it serves. The chain is growing, employing more than 5,000 associates in more than 400 stores in 11 states with expansion into three new states and markets (Salt Lake City, Utah, Grand Rapids, Michigan & Boise, Idaho) planned for 2022-2023.
            Kum & Go believes in People First. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer building a culture of equity and inclusion.

Keywords: Kum & Go, Des Moines , Energy Analyst, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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