Electrical Turn Manager


River Rouge, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Services, Inc.
Job ID:  13097

EES Coke Operations is a facility in River Rouge, MI on Zug Island. The plant produces coke from various types of coal blends and is then used as fuel in the blast furnaces at the steel mill.


This is not a position with Detroit Edison, it's a position with EES Coke Battery, which is a subsidiary of DTE Energy.

Job Summary

Location: River Rouge, MI

The Maintenance Turn Manager is responsible for crew safety, environmental compliance, productivity, profitability, employee retention, and customer satisfaction within the business unit.  Assist in management of all Coke Making activities as a collaborative member of the management team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the implementation of business unit safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals
  • Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
  • Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism
  • Develops employees to maximize performance potential
  • Responsible for supervising others in a union environment
  • Responsible for enforcement of rules, policies, or expectations, etc.
  • Responsible for the implementation of crew/turn safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s or Technical Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Field and  at least 5 years of experience or 
  • In the absence of a formal degree, a high school diploma or GED and 5 to 7 years of experience in manufacturing and maintenance or 
  • Supervisory experience in heavy industrial operations 
  • Proficient in PLC knowledge to use in troubleshooting controls
  • Understanding of power distribution systems
  • Some understanding of instrumentation and calibration of electronics


Other Qualifications



  • Experience in a coke making facility 


Other Requirements:  

  • Proficient in troubleshooting
  • Strong safety experience
  • Familiar with maintaining computerized maintenance management systems
  • Team Leading experience that demonstrates effective planning skills and an ability to manage and develop people
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and presence through a track record of accomplishments
  • Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology and processing equipment
  • Good knowledge of the assigned area of responsibility
  • Ability to function within a matrix organization in which functional and business leaders have equal authority within the organization and employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader, who collaborate on employee issues and decisions (including performance management, compensation and development)


Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is required to: 

  • Sit, stand, or walk for a minimum of 8-hour shifts, including walking long distances, up and down stairs and on uneven ground
  • Frequently lift objects of up to 70 pounds in weight, and carry objects of up to 50 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to push or pull objects of up to 100 pounds in weight
  • Frequently climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or occasionally, crawl. Enter and work in confined space areas 
  • Talk & hear; use hands & fingers; handle & feel; and able to reach with hands and arms extensively 
  • Frequent operations of controls with occasional driving and fine hand function manipulations of tools and equipment 
  • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat and cold. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or machinery and burns. Occasionally exposed to vibration and fumes or airborne particles which will require the use of personal protective equipment including respirators or self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), flame retardant clothing, etc. Exposed to protected and unprotected heights, which requires the use of a personal fall protection system (harness/lifeline). The noise level in the work environment may occasionally go above the threshold, requiring PPE.

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