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Job Title:  Project Manager

Requisition ID:  9846

Warrensburg, MO, US, 64093-9301 Springfield, MO, US, 65802 Springfield, MO, US, 65803 Reading, PA, US, 19605 Springfield, MO, US, 65802 Richmond, KY, US, 40475

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. 

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Job Purpose

The Project Manager will contribute to projects in EnerSys’s three lines of business: Energy Systems, Specialty Transport, and Motive Power. The ideal PM brings value through their immediate project ownership, exemplary team leadership, and stakeholder relations skills. This position reports to the Director of Program Management Engineering.

A PM is responsible for the simultaneous management of multiple projects throughout the product life cycle by tracking project progress and reporting results to core team members and other stakeholders. Primary objectives are to manage scope, timing, quality, and financial outcomes of projects from start to finish. A PM acts as the primary point of communication within a project and possesses the instinct for proactive risk management. The PM is not only a manager but is also an exemplary leader who creates a positive and cooperative work environment for their team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Owns Project Management through complete product life cycle from concept, product development, supplier selection, launch, post–production performance, and lessons learned utilizing EnerSys’s Global Product Development Process (GPDP).
  • Lead cross-functional Project Teams, within a matrix environment, successfully driving projects to completion.
  • Define project scope, milestones, timing, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate and lead core team meetings, design reviews, milestone reviews, and stakeholder engagement
  • Monitor and control all project deliverables while continually identifying and addressing project issues or risks.
  • Manage project performance, budget, and risk, while communicating market needs, engineering status, and project requirements
  • Serve as the primary point of communication between project team and stakeholders to cohesively align with other departments.
  • Actively listens, understands, and identifies needs to develop credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment.
  • Possesses the interpersonal skills to develop key stakeholder relations including those with senior management and leadership.
  • Utilizes negotiation tactics to resolve conflicts to ensure success is achieved with minimal risk to project objectives.


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • 1-3 years of project management or related experience
  • Demonstrated capability leading limited to medium projects and teams.
  • Evidence of increasing responsibility leading teams in product engineering or operations
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office; (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Knowledge of product lifecycle and development
  • Ability to handle project scope, budget, or team changes within a high priority project.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop relationships amongst team members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or related technical field.
  • Experience in lithium ion, lead-acid, or other battery technology
  • Experience in design, testing, manufacturing, and/or process control
  • Global experience/exposure
  • APQP, PMP experience
  • Knowledge of various PLM systems
  • Exposure to Agile, Scrum, etc. methodologies
  • Exposure to Change Management


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.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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