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Job Title:  Director Product Management , Maintenance Free Products

Requisition ID:  3835

Arras Cedex, FR, 62033

Home-based Position:  Yes
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


Job Purpose

In this role you will have responsibility for all electronics and accessories used with both Legacy and Maintenance free products.  These products will include chargers, WiiQ and all data products (Xinx, Truck iQ, etc.), CAN systems, cabling, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep and intuitive understanding of customers in this space to understand their needs, motivations, and hopes.  This will include talking to our sales team, working with our marketing team, with our internal customer service team, and gathering ethnocentric data by observing customers onsite and talking to them directly.
  • Own your product(s) from conception to delivery and be expected to take bold risks
  • Define product strategy and translate that into a roadmap
  • Understand the competitive landscape and monitor our competition in your product line
  • Clearly articulate means by which we can pilot or test ideas before we make big product investments
  • Author strategy documents (memos), clearly outlining the problem statement, your hypothesis, the solution(s), and how you will go about measuring success
  • Present strategy memos to Product Management leadership, and possibly executive leadership, engineering leadership, and sales leadership.
  • Translate this into specs that engineering/design will consume & collaborate with them on developing it
  • Identify key data points we need from Sales and Marketing that enable efficient decision making
  • Build trustworthy relationships with stakeholders and the product org
  • Prioritize ruthlessly, justifying how you went about prioritizing
  • Work in an agile environment with engineers, designers and researchers to build product in an iterative manner
  • Over time be regarded as a trusted partner to both stakeholders and your product team


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of experience as a product manager (or a related field) having shipped successful products at scale across a mix of consumer and/or enterprise
  • Ability to thrive in an environment where this is much ambiguity up front in understanding the business problem. You would be responsible for driving it to a point of clarity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an affinity for socializing product complexity with ease to a variety of audiences
  • You can build consensus and alignment but are not afraid to push ahead when there remain some critics
  • Technical fluency, including an ability to clearly describe tradeoffs between Sales, marketing, manufacturing, and engineering partners
  • A master of organization and prioritization who has the ability to triage multiple initiatives with a strong ability to focus team efforts on tackling the right problems at the right time; 3-5 years of project management experience is desirable; portfolio management is a plus

    Preferred Qualifications:
    ⦁    Superior knowledge of industrial batteries.
    ⦁    Product experience in the stored energy industry.
    ⦁    Best practice knowledge and awareness

⦁    Proficiency in English and French Languages

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

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