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Energy Specialist (10087)

Volkswagen Group of America
United States, Chattanooga
8001 Volkswagen Drive (Show on map)
May 14, 2023
Energy Specialist (10087)

Date: Jun 4, 2023

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37146

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it's an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it's a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.

The responsibility of the ISO50001 Energy Specialist is to establish and maintain an effective Energy Management System for VW Chattanooga manufacturing plant. This role will collaborate, train, and audit the energy consuming departments of the plant. The role is also responsible for tracking process costs and availability of energy and media supply, as well as budgeting, monitoring and controlling energy consumption (Electricity, Natural Gas, Compressed air, etc).


  • Establish accountability for energy consumption at every level in the organization.
  • Assist in the development of energy policies and procedures for the company.
  • Maintain the ISO50001 Energy Management system as part of the overall Environmental Compliance Management system.
  • Responsible to coordinate the internal and external ISO50001 audits.
  • Perform energy audits to identify energy wastes and ensure compliance with energy procedures.Reporting of audit findings to management and tracking corrective action completion.
  • Provide support and guidance to production departments related to Energy Management.
  • Lead the Energy Team in performing an annual energy review.
  • Prepare reporting related to energy consumption at the site and departmental levels.
  • Establish energy standards/specification for the purchase of new equipment.
  • Support commissioning of new energy consuming equipment to ensure that metering and controls are in place.
  • Identify training opportunities and train department energy ambassadors in the Energy Management program.
  • Verify accuracy, calibration and recertification of utility flow meters.
  • Verify utility invoices and initiate payment process.
  • Evaluate site energy grid and implement metering improvements.
  • Support the continuous improvement environment to develop best in class energy management program.
  • Determine and review energy projects for energy efficiency and report energy savings to management.
  • Relevant KPIs this position is responsible for:
  • Annual Electricity Usage 120,000 MWh/yr
  • Annual Natural Gas Usage 96,000 MWh/y



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of related job experience - monitoring and analyzing energy consumption
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Audit Experience


  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • ISO Implementation Experience, particularly 50001
  • Schneider Power Monitoring Expert Experience
  • Power metering implementation, Siemens & Schneider Electric.

Scope and Magnitude

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees. The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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