Energy Efficiency Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
September 8, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06342

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Energy Efficiency Manager

Job Summary

IMERYS is the word leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for the industry. The main mission is the implementation of I-Nergize program related to energy efficiency in order to reduce the spent of energy and decrease carbon
footprint of industrial plants.

40 Countries: mainly Europe, North America, China
250 industrial plants. 10 TWh/y of Energy: electricity, natural gas, biomass, coal, fuel

1. Energy assessments on-site will identify losses, generate ideas, track performance
and empower people in the objective to define a 3 years roadmap of actions.
2. The person will be in charge to manage a team of 4 energy specialists during the
assessments, make sure the methodology is applied, and is responsible for the
3. Direct clients of such assessment are the plants and the associated Business
Areas. The person needs to work in full collaboration with the stakeholders of these

Keys Tasks & Responsibilities
 Drive full energy efficiency assessments on plants:
o Coordinate different stakeholders for the preparation
o Do the Diagnostic of the current situation and Design a 3 years roadmap
o Manage a team to identify the potential on process, maintenance,
purchasing, renewable topics
o Identify ways of improvement via expert’s recommendation and shop floor
o Propose priorities with timing committed by client
o Develop people

 Analyse energy efficiency through three aspects:
o Technical equipment: kilns, dryers, furnaces, motors, pumps, compressed
air, lighting
o Management: KPI-KAI, project follow up, governance, policy
o Mindset and Behavior: awareness, communication
 Conduct benchmark, identify best practices, define standards, share good
practices, develop competencies

Required Experience, Skills & Education
 7 to 10 years of experience in energy efficiency
 Engineering degree
 Ability to animate a team: motivate, challenge, give feedback etc.
 Energy efficiency knowledge in industry
 Analytic (able to do data analysis) and Synthetic (able to design presentations
with impact)
 Pedagogic and capacity to convince
 Project management skills: organized, time conscious, result oriented
 Autonomous, creative
 Ability to work with colleagues in different parts of the World
 Fluent in French and English (any other languages appreciated)

Ability to travel worldwide, up to 30% of the time. Based in Paris

Reporting Line
IMERYS Group Energy Director

Position Type

Full time



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