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Production Manager - Formation and Aging

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Production Manager to join our passionate team in Västerås. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our passionate team and we love to see that you and your team contribute to a highly collaborative organisation.

The Production Manager will be in charge of planning, directing, and monitoring all production activities in Formation and Aging. This includes maximizing the use of the organization’s resources and meeting established production specifications as well as schedules; safety, quality, volume, cost, and yield targets.

As leader of the unit you will have the opportunity to build further on a competent team, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will report to the Senior Director of Manufacturing.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement manufacturing procedures and allocate labour and capital resources to maximize productivity.

  • Analyse production and malfunction records to identify problems and recommend solutions (for example changes to procedures, workflow, or equipment) that will improve performance.

  • Liaise with functional or operational area managers (for example in planning, logistics, maintenance, technology, quality) and together understand current and future needs and develop plans, cost estimates, and schedules for integrating these needs into existing manufacturing activities.

  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of supervisors who are responsible for various production activities such as, machine operation, processing, treating, assembly or packaging.

  • Have full managerial responsibility for multiple teams/departments. Work is normally carried out in an indirect manner (as 'grandparent') and by setting organizational targets.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Production Manager is a vital member of the Manufacturing team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter in English.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • Proven leadership in large manufacturing organizations ideally in the automotive industry
  • Experience in the modern Operations Management principles: Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma
  • Structured problem solving methods
  • Master of science in mechanical/industrial engineering
  • Fluency in English

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Visionary, need to be able to paint the picture of the near and far away future
  • Challenges, in a bold way, current behaviours and ways of working
  • Create team spirit and sense of belonging and relatedness in the team
  • The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary, as well as multinational workforce is essential
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


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