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Validation Project Manager

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

We are building a new team and are looking for experienced project managers to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our growing Validation Projects team and is based in Västerås. By joining us, you will drive projects across all validation areas from project start to start of production. And you will work together with great colleagues to develop our tools and methods to execute projects within the Validation Group.

About the job
As a Validation Project Manager, you will be responsible for one or more projects within the Validation Group. You will coordinate the validation project team and ensure that we plan, prepare, execute and evaluate all required tests during cell development. You will be a key interface to other departments within R&D and industrialization and towards our customers.

About the team
You will be part of the Validation project management team and will work in close collaboration with all areas of the validation Group and other departments within cell development. Validation Group has more than 100 team members and covers all test areas from early material development and advanced engineering until mass production. The Validation project management team was established recently to ensure close alignment within the Validation Group and ensure that we can cover all project tests in the most efficient way.

About you
A great Validation Project Manager at Northvolt has a genuine interest in technology, likes to collaborate with others and has the ability to handle many topics at the same time without losing focus. We are looking for someone that wants to help us build this new team and shape the way we organize validation projects. Finally, we are looking for a positive mindset, someone who can evaluate complex situations and set priorities and a can-do attitude to achieve their goals.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • you will lead the validation project team and ensure close collaboration among all team members
  • you will be the main interface to the customer project manager and handle project reporting and escalations
  • validation project timelines and budget will be your responsibility
  • you will establish and maintain meaningful relationships with relevant key players across the organization

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognize that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain from including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

We believe that you have :

  • University degree in Engineering, electrochemistry or similar
  • 2+ years working experience in product development
  • 2+ years working experience in project management
  • Excellent English written and oral skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in test and validation
  • Experience in battery development
  • Fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)
  • Experience from a start-up company

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.

Nicolas Schad | Contact Person

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