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Program Manager, Sustainable Technology

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Program Manager, Sustainable Technology

Work Mode: -Hybrid

Location: - -Hybrid at Kohler, WIOpportunityThis is more than a job posting for the Kohler Co., one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America; this is an invitation to become an essential contributor to the Facilities Engineering team in an environment that promotes a spirit of collaboration.We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Sustainable Technologies Professional to join our team. - You will play a crucial role in supporting the company's transformation and growth by leading our efforts in identifying, coordinating, and implementing sustainability projects across our industrial manufacturing and commercial/hospitality sectors. This role is critical in enhancing our environmental stewardship and operational efficiency through innovative solutions. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of commercial and industrial utility systems and solid experience conducting energy audits, analyzing data, and developing innovative recommendations, and executing energy efficiency projects.These functions are on a global scale and international travel could be required. Onsite presence is preferred; however, a hybrid remote/on-site arrangement will be considered for the ideal candidate. On-site presence is expected as dictated by project requirements. Specific Responsibilities

  • Strategic Communication: Foster relationships with stakeholders at all levels, ensuring clear, impactful communication of project goals and updates. Simplify complex information for clarity and alignment. Candidates must demonstrate a strong ability to communicate effectively with both operational teams and senior leadership and use interpersonal savvy to navigate organizational complexities to partner effectively on energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives.
  • Conduct Efficiency Audits: Perform thorough audits of utility and building systems, which can include boilers, chillers, water usage and treatment systems, lighting, HVAC, and other systems used in manufacturing or commercial environments. Analyze data, collect relevant information, and assess the overall efficiency of these systems. Identify potential for improvement in energy and water usage and provide recommended solutions.
  • Project Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive project proposals and prepare well-researched, data-driven recommendations aimed at enhancing efficiency, reducing waste, and optimizing water consumption.
  • Project Oversight: Oversee the execution of approved efficiency improvement projects, ensuring that they are implemented according to the proposed specifications, timelines, and budgets.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: Continuously monitor the progress and effectiveness of efficiency improvement projects, analyzing data and generating regular reports to track performance and return on investment.
  • Environmental/Safety Compliance: Partner with internal subject-matter experts to ensure all projects comply with relevant regulations and safety standards, maintaining a safe working environment during and after project execution


    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, engineering, sustainability, or related field. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • 8+ years of proven experience in energy efficiency, utility management, or sustainability within industrial or commercial sectors.
    • Strong understanding of commercial and industrial utility systems, e.g., boilers, compressors, HVAC systems, lighting
    • Knowledge of water reuse systems, including water treatment systems, wastewater treatment systems, and water reuse.
    • Demonstrated project management skills, with the ability to lead projects from inception to completion.
    • Commitment to staying informed on the latest in energy efficiency technologies and sustainability practices.
    • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis and presentation tools.
    • Project management experience and the ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Passion for sustainability and a commitment to driving positive environmental impact.
    • Extremely well-developed computer skills, e.g., Outlook, PowerBI, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Adobe, Bluebeam.
    • Familiarity with FM Global and safety standards in industrial manufacturing settings a plus.
    • CEM or other relevant certifications and knowledge of relevant codes and industry standards highly desired. PMP certification a plus.#L1-DS1#L1-Hybrid -

      salary range for this position is $113,000 - $143,950. The specific salary
      offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including
      the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. - Available benefits include medical, dental,
      vision & 401k.

      Why Choose Kohler?

      We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives.

      About Us
      It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. - If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Program Manager, Sustainable Technology, Executive , Kohler, Wisconsin

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