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Energy Efficiency Manager

Job location : Paris, France
Created moment : 09/15/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04835

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. IMERYS spends 350 M€/y on Energy. The main mission is the implementation of I-Nergize program  related to energy efficiency in order to reduce the spent of energy and decrease the 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  results.  

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  entities.  


- Drive full energy efficiency assessments on plants: 

  • Coordinate different stakeholders for the preparation 
  • Do the Diagnostic of the current situation and Design a 3 years roadmap 
  • Manage a team to identify the potential on process, maintenance,  purchasing, renewable topics 
  • Identify ways of improvement via expert’s recommendation and shop floor brainstorming 
  • Propose priorities with timing committed by client 
  • Develop people 

∙ Analyse energy efficiency through three aspects:  

  • Technical equipment: kilns, dryers, furnaces, motors, pumps, compressed  air, lighting 
  • Management: KPI-KAI, project follow up, governance, policy 
  • 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 
  • Top engineering school 
  • 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 40% of the time. Based in Paris 

Reporting Line 

IMERYS Group Energy Director 

Key words 

Team management, Energy efficiency, energy efficient processes, energy industry, energy management, ISO 50 001, EN 16 247, continuous improvement, energy audit

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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