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Job Title:  Shift Manager

Requisition ID:  2044

Springfield, MO, US, 65803

Home-based Position:  No
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.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

The Shift Manager oversees and directs all activities of manufacturing in the Finishing, Formation, and EOL departments, with the purpose of producing quality batteries, within costs, on schedule, exceeding the customer’s expectations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Manages the activities of the Finishing, Formation, and EOL departments, under the direction of the Production Manager.
  2. Plans, organizes, directs and controls the Department Supervisor’s activities, providing clear direction in their responsibilities and daily activities.
  3. Plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental activities to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion.
  4. Provides job/skills-based training to grow the business and to replace employees lost to attrition.
  5. Participates in the development of a close communication link between the shop personnel, Engineering, and Quality to improve profitability through greater efficiency, reduced scrap and rework costs and improved overall quality.
  6. Works closely with others in establishing schedules to satisfy manufacturing requirements and provide for the lowest cost in goods produced while meeting quality and schedule requirements.
  7. Supervise department Supervisors and Production Associates in coordinating department activities.


  1. Requires a B.S. Degree in a related field, or 5 to 10 years of progressive manufacturing experience and responsibilities, 3 of which must be in a supervisory capacity.
  2. Familiarity with management principles and practices through significant manufacturing management experience.
  3. Interpersonal skills to manage large workgroups.
  4. Demonstrated effective leadership skills to model for subordinate supervisors in dealing positively with employees, vendors, and customers.
  5.  Effective oral and written communication skills, including computer literacy.
  6. This position requires that the person be a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently.
General Job Requirements
  • Generic
  • 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.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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