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Consumers Energy Company Work Scheduler Gas Transmission Alma, Jackson OR in Lansing, Michigan

emJoin a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties./emDepartment SummaryThe Technical Specialist / Work Scheduler supports Gas Transmission Operations and requires coordinating, scheduling, and monitoring of maintenance workload, working with union employees, Operations and Maintenance Supervisors, Planning roles, Project and Construction managers, and Engineering.Job ResponsibilitiesulliFollows the Work Management process to ensure scheduling related milestones are met from T-4 weeks to T-0 week for work execution./liliCoordination of material with Supply Chain, validation of lockout tagout readiness, assigning and tracking committed and emergent workload, interpreting monthly work plans and financial targets to create weekly schedules, conducting weekly meetings, and supporting the Operations team./liliWorkload report generation, problem solving, and waste elimination activities./liliProficient with SAP, Excel, and other software as needed./liliExcellent communication skills; customer service; teamwork; the ability to understand operational technical needs; understanding order types; capital and OM work mix knowledge; advanced Excel skills; and, the ability to create and present presentations while leading Scheduling meetings./li/ulemThis position is located at a mid-state location in Michigan (Alma, Jackson or Lansing) and will involve travel to Gas Storage and Pipeline Operations headquarters as needed for scheduling support./emRequired QualificationsulliA High School Diploma or GED./lili2-year college degree or equivalent experience./li/ulPreferred QualificationsulliCollege level courses or a degree in a business, scientific or technical field./liliUtility experience (e.g., natural gas, electric or renewables)./liliOperations scheduling experience./liliSAP experience./liliAdvanced MS Excel experience./liliProficient PowerPoint experience./liliOperational experience./li/ulEssential FunctionsulliPerforms technical support functions and more complex tasks including establishing workload and organizing and conducting assignments according to deadlines./liliSets up tech support systems including record maintenance, data submission, and project management./liliProvides backup department support./liliPrepares reports, and tech support material as directed from time to time./liliMaintains confidentiality./liliPerforms or establishes procedures for tech support functions and actions including records, tracking of information, maintaining logs/spreadsheet, and other similar technical support./liliUnder general direction, prepares special or one-time reports, summaries, or repli