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Senior Product Owner - Enterprise Automation


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  9935

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.


Job Summary

Leads business intelligent automation and digitization projects involving automating, streamlining, and/or enhancing business processes. Uses automated robotic and digital technologies to assess current processes and develop recommended solutions. Works with project teams to define and determine process standards and/or automated enhancements, including design, testing, and deployment. Documents end-to-end business processes, data interpretation and analysis results. Handles more complex projects and requires minimal guidance and supervision. Serves as mentor to less experienced members of the team. Span of control: 0; individual contributor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leads process assessments to understand end-to-end business processes and workflow steps using automated robotic and digital technologies and input from business process owners
  • Works with technical resources and business unit teams to design optimized and compliant automation solutions based on available technology capabilities
  • Converts project requirements and specifications into use cases and feasible automation solutions, including creating process designs, documentation, and workflow steps
  • Develops detailed process maps and use case assumptions, including solution design documents
  • Collaborates with project team members to validate requirements and ensure automation solutions meet business needs
  • Provides guidance and expertise to project teams based on industry knowledge and recommended best practices
  • Oversees complex projects across multiple business partners, interfaces, and/or systems
  • Works with leadership to address process issues and identify automation enhancements

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technology, or engineering discipline and 5 years of experience with business process and/or system analysis

Other Qualifications


  • Experience in creating process designs, documentation, and workflows
  • Experience in process standardization and process enhancements
  • Knowledge of business platform technology (e.g., Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, Digitization Platforms, Systems Applications and Products (SAP))


Other Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of office software and applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and foster a positive work environment
  • Ability to work with people at all levels with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to increase client value, support best practices, and drive continuous improvement
  • Effective planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit