Assoc Data Translator

Date: Sep 20, 2023

Location: JACKSON, MI, US

Company: Consumers Energy

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities.  Consumers Energy services 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.  We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.


We are looking for:

The Associate Data Translator is a conduit between data scientists and decision-makers. They are skilled at understanding the business trends of an organization and are data savvy enough to be able to talk technology, data, and analytics and distill it to others in the organization in an easy-to-understand manner. The Associate Data Translator ensures that the customer insights generated through basic analytics translate into business value.

  • Knowledge and/or experience in utility practices and procedures or in a relevant specialty area (e.g. Media, Marketing,..)
  • Proficient in basic tools for analyzing/manipulating/joining large amounts of data
  • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders to identify, research and analyze situations to resolve basic questions and problems
  • Excellent communication skills across a broad spectrum of audience types/members
  • Ability to effectively translate business requirements to the necessary Analytics work plan
  • Ability to translate insights and conclusions into actionable recommendations for basic questions
  • Comfortable with metrics, measurements and combining them to draw basic insights
  • Comfortable working to meet defined project deadlines


The successful candidate will be expected to work in a hybrid status of reporting to One Energy Plaza in Jackson, MI every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday with home office flexibility on Wednesday and Friday.


We encourage you to apply if you have: an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered and reviewed.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in data analytics, business, strategy, or related field required
  • Technical skills experience (e.g. PowerBi, SQL, or Python)
  • Candidate must have the ability to self-define problems and take the initiative to identify steps to result in solutions
  • Experience with requirements gathering
  • Ability to clearly communicate data and analyses in audience appropriate manner to diverse audiences
  • Previous experience in a role focused on delivering on data and analytics projects
  • Worked independently to draw insights and recommendations
  • Strong team and collaborative approach

Preferred skills:

  • Data Analytics


In this role, you will:

  • Help stakeholders craft questions to generate maximum business value using analytics
  • Uses basic analytic tools and skills to conduct analyses to answer stakeholder questions
  • Create compelling communications/stories that can be leveraged across audience types to help communicate the value of the initiative
  • Work towards becoming a customer data Subject Matter Expert to help expedite analytics problem solving
  • Focus on Solution Delivery

Why should you join our team?

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Up to 13 paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance Program

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: 

We, at CMS Energy, value Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. It is part of our DNA. We treat our employees with respect, we treat each other fairly and we value the opinions of others. We are passionate about building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels included. We don’t discriminate. We seek to learn about each other and better understand our unique differences. Our uniqueness makes us authentic. We create safe spaces where everyone can be who they truly are. We invite difficult conversations and uncomfortable topics. We value diverse perspectives; this is what makes us great together. We harbor an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. Our Employee Resource Groups, Women’s Advisory Panel (WAP), Women’s Engineering Network (WEN), Minority Advisory Panel (MAP), Pride Alliance of Consumers Energy (PACE), GENERGY, capable, Interfaith and Veterans Advisory Panel (VAP) are key enablers to living the values of our company culture: Caring, Empowered, Deliberate, Agility, and Ownership.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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