New Product Introduction Planner


* Visa sponsorship is not supported for this position *  

Battle Motors prides itself on delivering efficient, effective solutions for the heavy-duty work truck industry. With the evolution of our new EV (Electric Vehicle) technology, we are growing faster than ever.   

At Battle Motors, we believe the most fulfilling place to work is where extraordinary people collaborate to solve difficult problems.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a New Product Introduction (NPI) Planner. The NPI Planner will play a critical role in the successful launch of new products, ensuring seamless coordination between cross-functional teams and timely execution of key milestones throughout the product development lifecycle. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with product management, engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain teams to develop and execute comprehensive NPI plans for new products.
  • Create and maintain detailed project schedules, timelines, and critical path analyses to track progress and identify potential bottlenecks or risks.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers and vendors to ensure timely delivery of components and materials required for NPI activities.
  • Conduct regular status meetings with stakeholders to review project progress, address issues, and provide updates on key milestones.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize NPI processes, streamline workflows, and enhance overall efficiency.
  • Act as a liaison between internal teams and external partners to facilitate effective communication and alignment on NPI priorities and deliverables.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, quality standards, and regulatory requirements throughout the NPI process.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a fast-paced manufacturing or technology-driven environment.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing NPI projects from concept to launch, with a strong focus on meeting aggressive timelines and deliverables.
  • Solid understanding of NPI processes, including product development, engineering change management, and manufacturing ramp-up.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and multitask in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and build relationships with external partners.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software applications (e.g., Microsoft Project, Excel, ERP systems) preferred.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and navigate ambiguity with a proactive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Certification in project management (e.g., PMP) a plus.

This position will adhere to the Battle Motors Environmental Health and Safety Program by following all safety rules, procedures, practices, training, and safe use of equipment; this includes use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. This individual will work in a way that stresses the importance of preventing injury, accidents, or illnesses to themselves or co-workers by correcting or reporting unsafe situations, incidents, or occurrences to their supervisor immediately.

Battle Motors is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.



New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States (Remote)