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Project Logistics Manager

  • Skellefteå
  • Skellefteå

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Logistics Manager to join our excellent and passionate team in Skellefteå. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start, building the network of European Lithium-Ion battery giga-factories. Northvolt will play a significant role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Project Logistics Manager's primary focus will be to lead, grow and develop a team of currently Five Northvolter's (Developers, Specialists, and interns) who design and implement logistics solutions for heavy process equipment during the construction phase of Northvolt Ett.

Secondly, you are a supply chain professional at heart. You understand the importance of planning before the execution kicks in and the sequence of events of a logistical process. The Project Logistics Manager will be the key link between the wider Project Logistics team and site based stakeholders focused on the construction and commissioning of Northvolt Ett as well as the logistical infrastructure partners (e.g. port of Skellefteå).

We:

In broad terms, Project Logistics is responsible to secure end to end logistical solutions for process equipment, from vendor to installation with the highest focus on QHSSE, Schedule & Budget.

You:

First and foremost - you are a hands-on leader. You are a natural when it comes to human interaction, managing a broad scope of activities across a very busy team. You have a good feel for people and you know how to, together with them, celebrate good times, as well as pull through dire straits.

Generally speaking, you have a high degree of experience within logistical operations, preferably in an industrial projects setting. You are absolutely excellent in multi-tasking and prioritizing. You understand the importance of structure and communication, especially across cultures and time zones, as means to ensure clarity and reach common goals within specific time frames.

The role will be based at Northvolt’s Skellefteå site with regular travels to Stockholm, Västerås and other Northvolt facilities.

Together with the wider Northvolt Project Logistics Team you will:

  • Lead the preparations, planning, co-ordination and execution of land-side activities spanning last mile, storage and last meter handling.
  • Be the link between Northvolt partners - e.g. appointed LSP's, installation managers etc
  • Ensure forecasting and plan solutions accordingly
  • Ensure QHSSE and document compliance,
  • In co-operation with the IP LSP, oversee last mile transportation
  • In co-operation with site-based handling suppliers, oversee warehousing and last meter operations.
  • Lead the co-ordination of the schedule between internal Northvolt departments,
  • Support the centrally based Long-haul focused Project Logistics team
  • Take a lead role in developing and enhancing operational procedures,
  • Participate in structured and unstructured communication to ensure clarity around next steps and ultimate goals. Follow-up these with stakeholders and against timelines,
  • Continuously improve overall project logistics operations,

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

You are or you have:

  • A proven track record in leading and developing people,
  • 5+ years of experience within logistics, including from industrial projects setting,
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to maintain workflow while switching quickly between tasks, languages, cultures and time-zones,
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of cargo handling operations,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English with the ability to prepare and deliver concise understandable information to co-workers, contractors and other stakeholders,
  • Experience in drafting, running or responding to freight tenders, and negotiations,
  • Problem-solving, entrepreneurial attitude thriving in a dynamic team environment where no day is like the other (we mean it!),
  • Self-motivated and great at establishing new relations,
  • IT literacy, predominantly within Microsoft Office,
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment (A MUST!),

The person we are looking for is cheerful, positive, curious, creative, innovative and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden and beyond and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Project Logistics Manager is a vital member of the Logistics Team and wider Supply Chain Organisation and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.

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.


Edward Quigley | Contact Person

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