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Manufacturing Project Manager

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, Tennessee, Murfreesboro
January 27, 2023

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet.

Be ready to be a part of something great when you join our Team! Dynamic, forward-thinking people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the standard at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing. The people who work here have reinvented and defined our industry with our processes, products, and services.

As a Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to help lead us through high visibility projects that are key to our long-term strategic initiatives! Our organization is the leading-edge in our industry when it comes to the application of lean principles and industry 4.0 technology. As a Project Manager, you will be at the forefront of our transformation projects (mid to large scale).


  • Responsible for understanding capabilities and priorities; develop and maintain positive relationships cross-functionally
  • Assess & mitigate risk, lead change through strategic initiatives
  • Create and maintain project documentation for project planning, requirements analysis, risk management, issues management, status reporting, project communication, and quality assurance.
  • Manages project scope, cost, timeline, and risk management.
  • Accepts and delegates authority, establishes priorities for work delegated to others.
  • Identify and coordinate all project scope change requests for approval.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and are consistent within the larger context of the project/program.
  • Ensure a smooth, effective project introduction and implementation by coordinating support requirement efforts with cross-functional partners.
  • Ensure initiative alignment with business vision, strategy, and deployment within company.
  • Deliver executive communication/presentations and drive the decision-making process.
  • Effectively and consistently communicate overall project status.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts, inter-dependencies, and project issues quickly and effectively.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Four (4) plus years related project management experience


  • CAPM, PMP or related certification
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Expert level proficiency in MS Office including MS Project
  • Training and experience in the Agile method of project management
  • Real-world lean training and experience - Emphasis on lean principles and tool application
  • Quick thinking and intuitive problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Flexible and quick to adapt to sudden changes and issues
  • Inspiring, highly motivated, innovative and have a consistent track record of running concurrent projects
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple technical and business teams
  • Expert collaborator with the ability to fit in well with a team
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment, managing matrixed organizations and working environments.

Role will be located at one of our Oshkosh Commercial segment manufacturing site


Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees' success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.

We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.


Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.