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Sr. Director, NPI

Company: FreeWire Technologies
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

FreeWire Technologies believes in electrification beyond the electrical grid; a world where everyone has access to electric vehicle (EV) fast charging when and where they need it.We build battery-based energy storage systems that provide ultrafast charging for EVs and clean, affordable, resilient power alternatives for site hosts.If you are drivento learn and grow and seeking a once-in-a-lifetimeopportunity to make change in the transportationand energy market, now is the time to join a team that is revolutionizing how power is delivered and utilized.FreeWire has deployed battery-integrated chargers with Fortune 100 companies, commercial customers, fleets, retail locations, and gas stations. In addition to its partnership with bp pulse, FreeWire and ampm, a bp subsidiary and convenience store chain with over 1,000 locations, have already deployed multiple public charging stations in the U.S. FreeWire's regulatory affairs and policy team keeps customers up to date on federal, state, and utility incentive opportunities, which in some cases cover up to 80% of the cost of the charging station, and the company recently announced that the Boost Charger is Buy America compliant. Learn more at and follow us @FreeWireTech .Global NPI DirectorNewark, CATheGlobal NPI Directorwill be based inNewark, CA, reporting to the COO. In this position, you will lead technical supplier engagement and coordination with cross functional departments. The NPI Director will work closely with engineering, supply chain, and other key stakeholders to successfully launch products.


  • Work closely with manufacturing partners (OEM and CM) for product development and qualification activities to support smooth product launches.
  • Coordinate activities required to eliminate risk and deliver projects on time.
  • Provide recommendations based on product development expertise with focus guided by balancing quality, speed to market and cost reduction.
  • Work with manufacturers on technology roadmaps to support ongoing product innovation initiatives.
  • Identify potential risks and failures and initiate appropriate steps including corrective actions to ensure the program's successful outcome
  • Lead/support feasibility studies and estimates, quotes for purchasing capital equipment and tooling for new programs or modifications to existing programs to budget.
  • Thrive working in a fast paced, startup environment.

    • Strong technical experience in steel manufacturing (roll forming, stamping, casting).
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with proven management experience
    • Product development and launch experience
    • Knowledge of prototype integration and testing
    • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
    • Experience in working in international teams and with customers
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

      Bonus Points
      • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline or equivalent experience
      • Knowledge of EV technology and its applications
      • Manufacturing or related applied experienceFreeWire offers competitive benefits, including:
        • Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Unlimited PTOAt FreeWire Technologies, we offer fair and equal opportunities to all our candidates and team members regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, disability status, parental status protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. FreeWire Technologies believes in hiring individuals only based on their qualifications and experiences that meet our business requirements to fill the positions.

Keywords: FreeWire Technologies, Newark , Sr. Director, NPI, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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